This course introduces systematic and constructive theology by exploring the motivations, qualities, and implications of theological thinking and theological knowledge for theologians across Christian history.
Systematic Theology II maps Christian doctrines and their histories in relation to contemporary theological conversations, while developing the skills necessary for responsible, life-giving, and faithful theological thinking.
This course looks at the way culture was adapted by Jesus to galvanize a peasant resistance movement in Palestine, how the creativity went urban and outlaw under Paul, became bardic and monastic with the Iris, adopted griot features in slavery, shamanic savvy in Brazil, guru-wiles in India, and continues to twist domination into vitality and defiance under the beats and braggadocio of hip-hop today.
This course will explore issues in life and ministry through the integrated lenses of theology,
ecology and spirituality.
Designed primarily to assist students from Presbyterian and Reformed Churches to prepare for their ordination trials, this course will review some key theological principles from the perspective of the Reformed faith.
This seminar wrestles with Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s life, times, ethical vision and moral lessons.
This course introduces the student to the complex world of theological thought and theory. The purpose of the course is to help the student learn how to do theology with his/her context in view.