Summer 2018 Courses

Summer Classes Run May 24  – June 28. 

The regular registration period for Summer 2018 courses will be April 16  – April 27, 2018. (Please note: two weeks only.) Beginning April 28, a $90 late-registration fee will go into effect (not applicable to new students). 

You may register in person, by fax, scan/email, or mail. In order to reserve a place in the course, the $85 registration fee must be submitted at the time of registration. A student must register for a course before the first class meeting. 

For more information, please see the Registration page. Forms are available on the Forms page.

BS/SP755 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.  Full Course Description (“Green Book” page)

BS/ST676 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.  Full Course Description (“Green Book” page)

PT605 Teaching in Religious Education
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.  Full Course Description (“Green Book” page)

SP643 Leading Retreats
Dr. Pat Fosarelli
An exploration of different types of spiritual retreats and the skills needed for their design, execution, and evaluation.  Full Course Description (“Green Book” page)

ST612 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. Full Course Description (“Green Book” page)

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. Full Course Description (“Green Book” page)