Courses during the 1516-40 term
Examines the task of the pastor and educator as theological educators in the community of faith, relating theology and teaching methods for the life and mission of the church.

Focuses on the essentially spiritual nature of the leadership task, a theology of spiritual authority, and the application of spiritual practice and understanding to the leadership challenge.Direction Module Four: Applied Skills, including ?holy listening? and other techniques

The foundational contribution of John Wesley to the history, doctrine, and polity of Methodism. The Methodist tradition in the U.S. through the 19th century. Prerequisite: 13-501 or 13-502

An examination of the importance of worship in the work of the minister and congregation. Increasing competence in the understanding, theology, planning, and leadership of worship.

Historical setting and literary problem of 1 Corinthians from the point of view of redaction, rhetorical, and audience criticism; theological and ethical concepts developed by Paul in response to problems in Corinth.Prereq: 12-500
Introduction to the legal, historical, poetic, and prophetic books of Hebrew Scriptures, with emphasis on the order and contents, cultural settings, literary forms, religious themes, and interpretive approaches.