Summer 2018 Course Preview

Projected Summer 2018 Options

(courses and schedules are subject to revision)

BS/SP701 Spirituality in the New Testament
Monday and Thursday,
Dr. Michael Gorman
An exploration of New Testament spirituality and its relevance for contemporary church life and mission.

BS/ST### A Time to Laugh: Humor in Scripture, Faith and Practice
Monday and Thursday,
Dr. Rebecca Hancock and Dr. Chris Dreisbach
A study of the role of humor in the Bible, theology, and Christian life.

PT/RE605 Teaching in Religious Education
Saturdays,
Dr. Ed Richardson
An examination of the theory and practice of varied teaching and learning styles, current issues in curriculum and pedagogy, and skills for curriculum design and assessment.

SP/RE643 Leading Retreats
Saturdays,
Dr. Pat Fosarelli
An exploration of different types of spiritual retreats and the skills needed for their design, execution, and evaluation.

ST### Vatican II Theology
Monday and Thursday,
Dr. Ximena DeBroeck
An examination of  the historical context of the Second Vatican Council, highlighting its documents on liturgy, divine revelation, nature and mission of the Church, the apostolate of the laity, ecumenism, and inter-religious dialogue. 

PT815 Enculturating Leadership (D.Min. course)
Wednesday — Friday, June 20, 21, 22, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm 
Saturday, June 23, 8:30 am to 3 pm

Rev. Dave Greiser, PhD
Intensive class sessions. Prerequisite: admission to Ashland Theological Seminary DMin program.