B565 First Corinthians: Greek-based Exegesis

Courses Descriptions

ATA Spirituality and Sexuality ATA401f Church Planting and Transformation Introductory Seminar ATA421 Family System in Context ATA434 Exploring the Field of Marriage and Family Therapy ATA435 Ethics in Marriage and Family Therapy and Pastoral Counseling ATA437 Psychopathology for Pastoral Counseling ATA463 Pastoral Counseling in Historical and Global Dimensions ATA466 Pastoral Counseling with African American Men ATA467 Pastoral Care and Counseling Through Film ATA471 Theology and Personality ATA472 or P639 Reading Freud in a Postmodern Time ATA473 Pastoral Assessment, Healing, and Change ATA473 Theory and Practice of Pastoral Counseling ATA475 Pastoral Theological Methods ATA476 Evaluation and Treatment in Couples Therapy ATA477 From Object Relations to Relationality ATA478 Group Psychotherapy: Theory and Process ATA479 Family Development Through the Life Cycle ATA481 Pastoral Counseling Research Methods ATA484 Developing Intercultural Competence in Pastoral Counseling ATA485 Practicum: Individual Supervision ATA485S Summer Practicum ATA486 Practicum: Group Supervision ATA487 Practicum: Case Conference ATA489 Directed Study ATA497 ThD Comprehensive Examinations ATA498 DMin Research ATA499 ThD Dissertation Research B021 Essentials of Greek B141 Survey of the Old Testament B153 Exegesis of the New Testament B161 Survey of the New Testament B233 Exegesis of the Old Testament B501 Essentials of Greek B505 Introductory Biblical Hebrew B505S Introductory Biblical Hebrew B520 Old Testament Interpretation I B521 Old Testament Interpretation II B530 New Testament Interpretation I B531 New Testament Interpretation II B540 Ruth, Jonah, and Esther: Hebrew-based Exegesis B541 Exodus: Hebrew-based Exegesis B542 Jeremiah B542 Text to Table: Methods in Old Testament Interpretation B543 Metaphors, Imagery, and the Prophetic Imagination: Hebrew-based Exegesis B553 Galatians B553a Ephesians B560 Philemon and Matthew: Greek-based Exegesis B561 Romans: Paul, Empire, and the Meaning of God B562 Mark and Method: Greek-based Exegesis B563 Luke and Method: Greek-based Exegesis B565 First Corinthians: Greek-based Exegesis B573 Old Testament Interpretation and Theology B601 Proverbs: Wisdom for an Uncertain World B603 The Bible & Literary Theories B605 Genesis B606 Song of Songs B607 Psalms B608 Ecclesiastes and Its Consequences B609 From Creation to New Creation: The Bible’s Ecology of Wonder B612 The Covenant of Life: The Journey of God’s Communion in the Bible B613 Wrestling the Word: Old Testament Theology in Christian Faith and Practice B614 Reading Biblical Narrative B615 New Testament Spirituality & Congregational Minisitry B616 Women and the Old Testament B617 Intercultural Readings B617a Wisdom’s Wonder: Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes B618 Preaching the Eighth-Century Prophets B619 The New Testament & Economic Justice B620 The Ten Commandments B621 Hebrew Reading B622 Creation, Eschatology and Ecology B623 Postcolonial Readings of the New Testament B624 Sustainable Church B625 Luke-Acts Seminar B626 Sex, Celibacy, and Siblings B627 Gospel Parables B628 The Gospel According to Matthew B630 The Bible and Visual Art B632 Isaiah and Exile B632d Brief Introduction to Theology & Spirituality B633 B634 Jeremiah and the God Who Weeps B636a Pain Seeking Understanding: The Search for Wholeness in the Old Testament B637 The Five Scrolls (Megilloth) of the Old Testament and the Experience of God B640 Exilic Prophets B641 Wisdom Literature B642 The Book of Daniel B643 1 and 2 Kings: The Riddle of Power and Faith B645 The Problem of Pain in the Old Testament B646 Pentateuch B646 The Bible and the Ecology of Wonder B646b Word for a Warming World: Bible, Creation, and the Science of Wonder B647 Hebrew Wisdom and the Contemporary Church B648 Lamentation and Weeping in the Old Testament B649 God in the Whirlwind: The Book of Job and the Practice of Ministry B650 Gospel of John B652 The Book of Kings: Politics, Prophets, Worship and War B653 Eighth Century Prophets B654 Joshua and Judges B655 Psalms: Hymnbook for Wholeness B663 Hebrews B664 What`s Good About this News? B667 Second Corinthians B668 Corinthian Correspondence B669 The Letters of Paul B670 Interpretive Methods, the Bible, and the Church B671 Paul in Prison: Philippians, Philemon, Ephesians, and Colossians B672 Death of Jesus B672 Romans B673 Parables B673 Women’s Experience in Early Christianity B674 New Creation and Ecology: Practicing in the Garden B674 New Testament Ecclesiologies B675 The Body of Christ: Eschatology, Mission, and Church in the New Testament B676 Apocalyptic Ecology B677 Old Testament Interpretation and Theology B678 Paul for the North American Church B679 Mark B680 First Thessalonians B682 Galations B692 Exegetical Research in Old Testament B693 Research in Old Testament Criticism or Theology B694 Independent Study in Biblical Languages B695 Exegetical Research in New Testament B696 Research in New Testament Criticism or Theology B699 MA(TS) Final Independent Study B702 ThM Thesis Reading & Research Biblical Area B703 ThM Literature Review Biblical Area B704 ThM Thesis Biblical Area B715 New Testament Spirituality & Congregational Ministry B717 Intercultural Readings B724 Sustainable Church B730 The Bible & Visual Art B730 The Bible & Visual Art B732 Climbing the Holy Mountain: Exegeting and Preparing to Preach the Old Testament Texts for Advent Year A B740 Isaiah and Its Empires B742 Reception of Ecclesiastes B743 The Book of Daniel & Its Consequences B752 Luke and Acts B762 The Gospel Parables B774 Apocalyptic Ecology B801 Proverbs: Wisdom for an Uncertain World B802 Texts of Terror: Teaching the Bible Critically for Lay Audiences B805 Genesis B806 Love, Desire, and the Song of Songs B809/B709 The Pentateuch in Practice B821 New Testament Ecclesiologies B822/B722 A Dwelling Place for God: Creation, Eschatology & Ecology B827 Wisdom’s Wonder: Proverbs, Job, and Ecclesiastes B828 The Bible and the Ecology of Wonder B851 The Gospel According to Matthew B855 Ecclesiastes and Its Consequences B871 Rebuilding Our House: Community and Theology in the Post-Exile B944 Psalms Bodybuilding for Ministry Bridging the Gospel and Culture Christian Education Certification Christian Witness to People of Other Living Faiths (NCD I602) Contemplative Retreat for Men Contemplative Retreat for Women Conversations on Reformed Theology Embodied Holiness Embodied Holiness Evangelism in Ministry Faith & Beauty: Art, Architecture, Music, & Poetry in the Life of Faith Faith & Film Fall Evening Lay School, Session One Fall Evening Lay School, Session Two Fall Morning Lay School: Anointings in the Gospel of John Guthrie Scholars HD120 Introduction to Church History HD320 American Religious and Cultural History HD360 Introduction to World Christianity HD372 Christian Ethics HD533 Introduction to Theology HD540 History and Presence I: Movements in Christianities Across Time and Space HD541 History and Presence II: Movements in Christianities Across Time and Space HD550 Christian Theology I HD551 Christian Theology II HD551 Philosophical Introduction HD561 Ethical Leadership HD562 Providence, Theodicy, and Ethics HD563 Theories of Justice and Public Policy HD564 Faces of Latin American Protestantism HD564 The Church as Community of Moral Discourse HD565 Histories of Christian Ethics HD565a History of Christianity in Africa HD566 Christologies and Politics HD567 History and Practice of Nonviolence HD568 Issues in Medical Ethics HD571 Ethical Practices for Ministry in a World of Diversity: Nonviolent and Intercultural Communication HD572 Ethical Practices for Ministry in a World of Diversity: Democratic Dialogue HD576 The Bible and Christian Ethical Reflection HD577 Sport and Religion in American Life HD601 Histories and Diversities of Theology in American Culture HD602 Christianity in Asia in the Early Modern World HD603 Women in the Reformations (1400-1700) HD604 “(Was it the) Age of Discoveries, Expansions, and Reformations of the Western Christendom (?)” HD605 History of Religion and American Popular Culture: From the Nineteenth Century to The Hunger Games HD606 History of Religion in the American South HD607 Luther HD610 Reformed Theology: Its Shape and Development HD611 Pneumatology HD612 Theologies of Baptism & Eucharist HD613 Social Theory for Mission and Ministry HD613 Theology and Religious Pluralism HD614 Theology and Community: A Lived Theology Approach HD615 Ecclesiology HD615 Theology, Ethics, and Sexuality HD619 Black Church Studies Seminar HD620 Ethical Practices: Nonviolent & Intercultural Communication HD621 Ethical Practices: Conflict Transformation HD622 Ethical Practices: Difficult Dialogues & Democratic Dialogue HD623 Ethical Practices: Nurturing the Moral Imagination HD623 Eucharist of Crumbs: Women and Vocation in the Medieval Church HD623b Gospel and Culture in Reformation World HD624 Ethicist as Social and Cultural Critic HD624 Origen of Alexandria HD625 Feminist and Womanist Ethics HD626 Calvin, the Exegete and Preacher HD626 Science, Religion, and the End of the World HD627 Figures and Themes in Liberation Ethics HD627 The Early Jesuits HD628a Women of the Reformations (1400-1700 C.E. HD630 An Historical & Theological Survey of Islam HD630b Reformation Voices for the Present: Luther and Calvin in Dialogue HD631 Interfaith Dialogue: Genesis, Theory & Practice HD631a John Calvin on the Christian Life: Piety, Prayer, Liturgy, Sacraments, and Pastoral Care. HD631P Augustine & Christian Identity HD632a Theology in the Nineteenth Century HD632b Theology of the Holy Spirit: Pneumatology HD632c Theology in the Twentieth Century HD632d Brief Introduction to Theology & Spirituality HD633a Liturgical Theology HD634a Barth on God HD634b Readings in Theology: Karl Barth HD635 Five Faces of Islam HD635 Paul Tillich on Sin and Salvation HD635 Theology and Postmodernism HD636 Doctrine of Election HD638 Christology HD638a Christology of Karl Barth HD638b Christology of Jurgen Moltmann HD639 Jesus Christ in Global Perspective HD639 Meet the Niebuhrs HD640 Theology of Life in Solidarity HD642 Narrative Theology HD643 The Earth is the Lord’s: Ecology, Theology, and the Church’s Witness HD644 Pilgrimage to the Borderlands HD645 Church in China HD648 Eschatology: The Groaning of Creation HD659 Christian Missions: History, Theology and Praxis HD661 Feminist Theologies HD661 Pentecostalism in Latin America HD661b World Religions and the Global Church: Islam and Christianity Encountered HD662 Marginality: Asian North American Theologies and Beyond HD663 Introduction to African Christian Thought HD663 Theologies of the Cross HD664 A Faith on Fire!: Christian Theology and Missiology from a Non-Western Perspective HD664 The Study of Religion: Theory, Traditions, and Theology HD664 Theology of Karl Barth HD665 Spirit, Community, and Mission: Pentecostalism in a Global Perspective HD666 Missiologies from the Underside HD667 Hispanic and Latino Cultures and Theologies HD668 History of Missions: Culture and the Contextualization of the Gospel HD669 Introduction to Mission Studies HD669a Christian Mission Case Studies: A Workshop on Mission Theologies and Practices HD670 Love and Justice HD670 Religion and Violence HD671A Ethicist as Social and Cultural Critic HD674 The Church, Ethics, and Economic Life HD676 Providence, Theodicy, and Ethics HD678 Public Speaking: Shaping Theological Voices for Civic Discourse HD680 Religion in the Public Square HD691 Independent Study in Church History HD693 Independent Study in Theology HD694 Independent Study in Christianity and World Religions HD695 Independent Study in Philosophy HD696 Independent Study in Mission, Ecumenics, and World Christianity HD697 Independent Study in Ethics HD699 MA(TS) Final Independent Study HD702 ThM Thesis Reading Historical Doctrinal Area HD703 ThM Literature Review Historical Doctrinal Area HD704 ThM Thesis Historical Doctrinal Area HD715 American Cultural Issues HD720 Idolatry HD761 Muslims and Christians Face to Face HD763 Christians and Christianity in Muslim Sources HD777 Feminist and Womanist Ethics HD801 History of Race, Migration, and the Making of the American Church HD802 Histories of Presbyterian Experience in America HD810 Reading Karl Barth for Ministry HD815 Prayer HD816 History of Western Christian Spirituality HD817/HD717 Classics of Christian Devotional Literature HD827 The Early Jesuits HD863 Eucharist of Crumbs: Women & Vocation in the Medieval Church HD873 The Church as Community of Moral Discourse HD874 United Nations Seminar HD879/Hd779 Women of Color as Public Theologians HD882 Marginality: Asian North American Theologies & Beyond I141 Intersctions I341 Integrations I500 MA(TS) Seminar I510 Imagination and Resilience for God’s Changing World I520 Explorations: Alternative Context for Ministry I530 Cross/Roads I600 MA(TS) Independent Study I601 Preaching in a Culture of Travail I602 Preaching the Pauline Epistles I605 Theological Anthropology and Pastoral Care and Couseling I608: The Geography of Grace in Chaotic Space: Culture, Ritual, Mission I609 Readings in Spiritual Classics I611 The Bible, Theology, and Science: From Creation to New Creation I612 History, Theology and Polity of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) I617 Cross-Cultural Ministry in the U.S. I618 Presbyterian History and Polity I619 Ministry to Business People: Bridging Theological Ethics and Economic Life I619 The Cross and the State: Biblical, Theological, and Pastoral Dimensions of Prison Ministry I620 Men in Ministry I621 Women’s Issues in Health I623 The Historical Jesus I625 Wellness: Ministering From a Balanced Life I626 Paul, Empire, and the Meaning of God I630 Bible and Theology I631 Power, Faith, and Civic Leadership I633 Profits and Prophets: The Bible, Ethics, and Economics I666 Apocalypse Now! I695 Interpreting and Proclaiming the Gospel of John I696 Acts and Disciples: Preaching Into New Spaces I697 Preaching Gospel Narratives I699a Gospel Foolishness I701 ThM Research Seminar I705 ThM Colloquium I719 The Nature of the Church I721/ATA401a Church and Ministry Introductory Seminar I722 Gospel, Culture & Transformation of the Church Introductory Seminar I723 Christian Spirituality DMin Introductory Seminar I725 The Pastor as Community Leader I730 DMin Research Seminar I730 Preaching the Lectionary Texts for Lent & Easter I731 Project Proposal Workshop I732 Project Literature Review I735 DMin Doctoral Project I735 New Testament Christology I757 Preaching Paul I840 Sexuality, Marriage, and the 21st Century Church Immersion Weekend Lay Leader Training Program for Latino (Spanish, Portugese, and English Speaking) Evangelism and Church Development Lay Leader Training Program for Latino (Spanish, Portugese, and English Speaking) Evangelism and Church Development Lay Leader Training Program for Latino (Spanish, Portugese, and English Speaking) Evangelism and Church Development Lay Leader Training Program for Latino (Spanish, Portugese, and English Speaking) Evangelism and Church Development Lay Leader Training Program for Latino (Spanish, Portugese, and English Speaking) Evangelism and Church Development Lay Leader Training Program for Latino (Spanish, Portugese, and English Speaking) Evangelism and Church Development Lay Leader Training Program for Latino (Spanish, Portugese, and English Speaking) Evangelism and Church Development Lay Leader Training Program for Latino (Spanish, Portugese, and English Speaking) Evangelism and Church Development Listening for the God Who Speaks Midday Reflections Course: Reading Letters Older Adult Ministry P131 Introduction to Christian Worship P150 Scripture Reading Practicum P322 Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Christian Education P500 Introduction to Practical Theology P501 Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Christian Education P502 Faith and Human Development P503 The Spiritual Lives of Children P505 Theological Writing Workshop P510 Introduction to Christian Leadership P512 Congregational Leadership and Church Administration P513 A Systems Approach to Congregational Leadership P514 Turnaround Congregations through Evangelism & Community P515 The Art of Reading Congregations P516 The Beloved Community: An Introduction to Public Ministry P520 Introduction to Pastoral Care P523a Literature for Christian Children P526 Living History of Religious Education P527 Teaching the Bible Through Liberative Pedagogy P528 Faith Formation in a Media Culture P530 Preaching and Public Proclamation P534 Pastoral Care of Couples and Family Life P536 Race, Gender, and Class Analysis for Pastoral Care P537 Intro. to Marriage & Family Care & Counseling P540 Introduction to Christian Worship P541 Worship and the Arts P542 Missional Worship P543 From the Mayflower to the Worship Mall P543 Global/Intercultural Worship P550/P201 Capstone Course in Practical Theology P576 Spiritual Formation P581 Introduction to Christian Leadership P600 Urban Evangelism P601 Transforming the Confirmation Journey P602 Christian Education in a Small Member Church P603 Evangelism via Storytelling and Multi-media Approaches P603 Faith and Formation: Christian Spirituality and Christian Education P604 Christian Practice for Congregations P604 Youth Ministry P605 From Ministry to Mission & Mission to Ministry: The Externally Focused Church P605 The Spiritual Lives of Children P606 Camp/Conference Program and Administration P606 Congregational Spiritual Formation P607 21st Century Christians: From Evangelism to Discipleship P607 Curriculum Planning & Evaluation in the Local Congregation P607A Technology and Christian Education P608 The Embodied Word P608 Using Children’s & Adolescents’ Literature in Christian Faith Formation P609 Introduction to Recreation Ministry P610 Exploring the Missional Church P611 Theology of Evangelism P612 Evangelism, Photography & Social Media P612 The Missional Practice of the Christian Life P613 Emerging Models of Church Life P613 Evangelism and Social Justice P614 Future of Ministry: Being the Church in the 21st Century P614 The Spirituality of Engagement: Mission, Worship, and Action for Justice P615 Multiethnic Ministry in America P615 Theological Grounding and Development of the Virtual Church P616 Evangelism and Videography: Story as Witness and Outreach P616 Evangelism in Emerging Cultures P617 Paradigms in the Practice of Evangelism P617 Reaching Young Adults in the Digital and Media Age: Foundations of Young Adult Ministry P618 Key Readings in Gospel and Culture P619 The Foundations of Evangelism P620a The Pastor as Educator P621 Death, Dying & Bereavement P622 Family Systems Theory for Ministry P622 Preschool Religious Education P623 Pastoral Care as a Public Practice P624 Introduction to Marriage and Family Care and Counseling Ministry P625 Ministry with Second Generation Asian-Americans P626 Pastoral Care and the Experience of Crisis P626a Ministry with Older Adults P628 Advanced Seminar in Youth Ministry P628 Pastoral Counseling in the Parish P629 The Art and Practice of Theological Reflection P630 Pastoral Care with Women P632 Pastoral Care and the Caring Rituals of the Church P633 Advanced Pastoral Care Seminar P634 Pastoral Care of Couples and Families P634 Pastoral Care of Marriage and Families P635 Family Systems in the Congregation P637 Postmodernism: Why It Matters for Preaching P637 Psychopathology and the Parish Pastor/Pastoral Assessment P638 Pastoral Care and Crisis Ministry: The Activity of Resilience, Grace, and Hope P638 Preaching Justice in an Age of Globalization P639 Back to the Text: Gospel of John P640 Korean Worship and Preaching P641 The Art of Public Worshp P642a Worship & Music: Lifetime Learning P643 Writers’ Workshop: Words for Worship P646 Worship and Justice P647 Early Church & Reformed Worship P648A Worship and the Arts: Theology and Practice P649 African American Worship and Preaching P650 Preaching Challenging Issues P650 Womanist/Feminist Spirituality and Worship P651 Preaching Workshop P651a Contemporary Homiletics P652 The Theatre in the Text P655 Prophetic Preaching/Prophetic Preacher P656 Principalities, Powers, and Preaching P658 Preaching as Narrative Theology P658 Preaching Jesus, Being Feminist, Staying Reformed P659 Preaching and Youth P660 Advanced Sermon Composition Workshop P662 Pastoral Leadership in the African American Experience P672 Pastoral Care with Couples and Families P674 Intercultural and Interfaith Pastoral Care and Counseling P675 Pastoral Care and Counseling Through Film P680 The Preacher and the Poet P682 Prophetic, Imaginative Preaching for God’s Changing World P683 Ministry Through the Year P684 Conflict and the Work of the Gospel P685 Leadership as Word and Act P685 Transformative Pastoral Leadership P687 Cultural Values in Congregational Life P688 Sacred Places as Community Assets P690 Worship through the Phases of Life: Occasional Services P691 Worship and Preaching Through the Christian Year P692 Music, Liturgy, and Imagination P694i Independent Study in Worship P695i Independent Study in Preaching P697i Independent Study in Spirituality P698i Independent Study in Ministry and Administration P701 American Spiritualities P702 Pastoral Writing P702 ThM Reading & Research Practical Theology Area P703 ThM Literature Review Practical Theology Area P704 ThM Thesis Practical Theology Area P711 Tangible Kingdom: Church Planting & Transformation P713 From Emergent to Missional to Now: Shaping the 21st Century Church P714 Critical Race Theory & Pastoral Practice P726 Ministry with Older Adults P729 Leadership, Learning, and Ministry in the Twenty-First Century P733 Family Systems Theory for Ministry P739 Pastoral Theology of Good and Evil P740 Liturgical Language for Today’s Church P743 Korean Worship and Preaching P751 Contemporary Homiletical Theory P754 Preaching as Testimony: Toward a Women’s Preaching Tradition P755 Prophetic Preaching/Prophetic Preacher P756 Contemporary Voices in Prophetic Preaching P756 Issues in Prophetic Preaching P762 Pastoral Care with Couples and Families P770 DEdMin Introductory Seminar P771 Teaching and Learning Theory P772 Advanced Study in Faith and Human Development P773 Advanced Study in Curriculum Theory P774 Theology, History & Philosophy of Educational Ministry P775 Development of a Curriculum Design P779/ATA496 DEdMin Doctoral Project P782 Money Matters in Ministry P812/P712 A Systems Approach to Congregational Leadership P830 Church as Cultural Curation P838 Pastoral Care and the Experience of Crisis and Trauma P853/P753 The Preacher and the Poet P885 Transformative Pastoral Leadership SM213 Internship in Youth Ministry SM416 Intern Year: International SM417 Intern Year: Campus Ministry SM418 Intern Year: Independent Study SM419 Internship in Ministry with the Congregation SM505 MAPT Contextual Education SM510 Congregation-Based Internship SM520 Internship within an Institution SM530 Basic Internship in Specialized Ministry SM610 Practicum in Clinical Pastoral Education (Basic Unit) SM611 Clinical Pastoral Education (Advanced Unit) SM615 Internship in Urban Ministry (Basic) SM617 Internship in Campus Ministry (Basic) SM620 Congregation-Based Internship (Advanced) SM630 Advanced Internship in Specialized Ministry SM640 Directed Supervised Ministry SM650 Intern Year: Congregation SM650 Intern Year: Specialized Ministry SM660 Intern Year: Specialized Ministry SM660 Internship in Criminal Justice SM690 Supervised Ministry: Independent Study SM780 Practicum: Church & Ministry SM781 Practicum in Preaching SM782 Practicum in Christian Spirituality SM783 Practicum in Gospel and Culture SM787 Practicum in Educational Ministry The Face Is Familiar: Unnamed Women in Scripture The Face Is Familiar: Unnamed Women in Scripture Theology & Literature Transforming Mission: Developing a Practical Theology of Mission for a Postmodern Age (HD646) Using Technology: Practical Tools for Ministry Where Angels Fear to Tread: Providing Pastoral Care While the Family Dynamics Swirl! Writing Workshop: Getting the Word Out