Current Semester Information

Summer, 2016

The following information applies to the current semester. Information for the coming semester, when available, may be found under “Registration” in the menu to the left.

Registration for the Summer 2016 term: A student must register for a course before the first class meeting. Registration forms are available on the Forms page. (Please note that there is a separate form for auditors who are EI alumni.)

Registration for Summer 2016 courses will be open from April 11, 2016 through April 29, 2016. (After April 29, there will be a $90 late registration fee.) You may register in person, by fax, scan/email, or mail. In order to reserve a place in the course, the registration fee must be submitted at the time of registration.

For a succinct listing of the requirements and textbooks for each course (the listing formerly known as the “Green Book”), click the Full Course Description link beneath the brief description below.

CANCELLED ACTS — BS762
Sat. May 21, 9am-4pm, Thurs. June 2, 6-9:00 pm, Sat. June 4, 11, 18,  9am-4pm.
All course work due by July 22.

Drew Strait, Ph.D., St. Mary’s Ecumenical Institute
A consideration of the current state of Acts studies, literary and theological analysis of the text, and pastoral and theological implications. PR = BS600, TH601.
Full Course Description (“Green Book” page)

CHURCH AS A MISSIONAL MINORITY — ES/ST/PT620
at St. Mary’s: Thurs. June 2, 6-9pm; Mondays June 13, 20, 27, 6-9pm.
Pro Ecclesia Conference June 6-8 at Loyola University (see schedule)
All course work due by July 22.

Brent Laytham, Ph.D., St. Mary’s Ecumenical Institute
This ‘wrap course’ includes attending the 2016 Pro Ecclesia Conference “The Emerging Christian Minority” (afternoon June 6 through afternoon June 8 on the campus of Loyola University). The conference seeks to understand the emerging minority status of Christian churches, and how to live and act faithfully in that cultural context. Conference lecturers include William Cavanaugh, Paige Hochschild, Robert Hendrickson, David Novak, Anton Vrame, and more. The course will focus on what this means for an ecumenical missional ecclesiology.
Full Course Description (“Green Book” page)

CANCELLED HUNGRY, HOMELESS AND THE CHURCH — MT754/PT754
June 2 through June 30, Mondays and Thursdays, 6:00-9:00 pm. All course work due by July 22.
Ben Davis, Ph.D., St. Mary’s Ecumenical Institute
An exploration of hunger and homelessness, with attention to theological perspectives, sociological analysis, and models of ministry. PR/CR = TH601.
Full Course Description (“Green Book” page)

ROMAN CATHOLIC SACRAMENTAL THEOLOGY & CANON LAW FOR PASTORAL MINISTERS — PT761/ST761
June 6, 1:00-4:30; June 13, 1:00-4:30; June 14, 9:00-4:30; June 15, 1:00-4:30; June 20, 1:00-4:30; June 27, 1:00-4:30; June 28, 9:00-4:30; June 29, 1:00-4:30. All course work due by July 22.
Rev. David Fulton, Ph.D., St. Mary’s Seminary & University
A study of sacramental theology, ecclesiology, and relevant aspects of canon law for those who will engage in parish pastoral ministry. PR = TH601.
Full Course Description (“Green Book” page)

SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES — SP605
June 2 (Thurs) 6 – 9pm, June 4 (Sat) 1-4 pm, June 11, 18, 25 (Saturdays) 8:30am-4:30pm,
All course work due by July 22.

Pat Fosarelli, M.D., D.Min., St. Mary’s Ecumenical Institute
An examination of historical and contemporary models of such disciplines as prayer, contemplation, fasting, and silence. PR/CR = TH601.
Full Course Description (“Green Book” page)

PR = prerequisite; CR = corequisite (taken at the same time as or before the course); PR/CR = either a prerequisite or a corequisite. No PR/CR for auditors.