Course Schedule

Fall Semester 2019 In-Person Courses

Term Begins September 3, 2019

Monday

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

TEC 595A

MA/STM Thesis Seminar

COURSE CANCELLED

Tuesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

LM 422

Religious Education for a Multicultural World

COURSE CANCELLED

LM 302

Preaching

COURSE CANCELLED

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

LM 365

Global Sensitivity in Ministry

Seo

Room 222

TEC 390/690

Introduction to the Study of Black Faith & Life

Butler

Room 219

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

RH 301

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

Stone

Room 217

TEC 484

Theological and Ethical Perspectives on AIDS & Violence

Terrell

Room 219

Wednesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

RH 321

Interpreting the Gospels

Crowder

Room 217

TEC 393

Intro to LGBTQ+ Religious Studies

Haldeman

Room 219

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

TEC 400

Constructive Theology

Ringer

Room 222

LM 331

Introduction to Pastoral Care

Butler

Room 217

TEC 504

Augustine, Niebuhr, and Malcolm X

Terrell

Room 219

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

TEC 414/614

Theology of Art

COURSE CANCELLED

SABBATICALS: NONE  

Fall Semester 2019 Hybrid and Flex Courses

LMB 476H

Islamic Leadership & Spirituality

Jihad Brown

Hybrid with F2F meetings Sunday through Friday Oct. 20-25, 8am - 1pm

LMB 477H

Facilitating Islamic Life Cycle Rituals

Fouad Elgohari

Hybrid with F2F meetings Sunday through Friday Oct. 20-25, 2pm - 7pm

TEC 355F

Living Into Our Commitments

Mikva

Zoom Sessions: Students may choose ANY ONE of these sessions on Sept. 4: , 1:00-2:15 PM, 6:30-7:45 PM, 8:00-9:15 PM. There are also two optional sessions: Oct 10; Dec 4, 7:15-8:30 PM. Flex course – includes optional in-person experiences Sept 26-27, Sept 28-29, and Oct 25-27.  

Fall Semester 2019 Online Courses

LM 321O

Introduction to Christian Education

Hwang

Zoom Dates: Sept 17, Nov 26, 6-7:30 PM

LM 332O

Introduction to Pastoral Theology

Moon

Zoom Dates: Sept 3, Oct 1, Nov 26, 7:30 PM Open to primarily online students who are not able to attend LM 331

LM 365O

Global Sensitivity in Ministry

Seo

Zoom Sessions: Sept 9, Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec 2 Section 1: 6-7 PM; Section 2: 7:30-8:30 PM

LM 395O

Introduction to Chaplaincy Studies

Moon

Zoom Sessions: Sept 2 & 30, Nov 11, 7 PM

LM 400O

Leadership & Ministry in Context

Lassiter

Zoom Sessions: Sept 10, Dec 3, Feb 3, & May 5, 6-8:45 PM NOTE: MDiv only - must be taken along with Field Placement

LM 415O

Ritual Studies

Haldeman

Zoom Sessions – Sept 20, Oct 24, & Dec 6, 7 PM

LMB 475O

Sunni-Shia Relations & Intra-faith Issues

Hamid Mavani

RH 301O

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

Stone

No required Zoom sessions.

RH 321O

Interpreting the Gospels

Monya Stubbs

Zoom sessions TBD Pre-req: RH 301O

RH 344O

History of Christian Thought

Stewart

Zoom Sessions: Sept 5, 12, 19, 26; Oct 3, 10, 17, 31; Nov 7, 14, 21; Dec 5 Section 1: 6-7 PM; Section 2: 8-9 PM; Section 3: 10-11 AM

RH 462O

Religion and Race in the United States

Weed

Zoom Sessions: Sept 11 & 25, Oct 9 & 30, Nov 13, Dec 4, 6-7 PM

RHB 451O

The Qur’an: Collection, Composition, and Teachings

Joseph Lumbard

RHB 456O

Intermediate Arabic 2A

Staff

TEC 355F

Living Into Our Commitments

Mikva

Zoom Sessions: Students may choose ANY ONE of these sessions on Sept. 4: , 1:00-2:15 PM, 6:30-7:45 PM, 8:00-9:15 PM. There are also two optional sessions: Oct 10; Dec 4, 7:15-8:30 PM. Flex course – includes optional in-person experiences Sept 26-27, Sept 28-29, and Oct 25-27.  

TEC 393O

Introduction to LGBTQ+ Religious Studies

Haldeman

Zoom Sessions: Oct 1, Oct 22, & Nov 19, 6:30 PM

TEC 395O

Introduction to Interreligious Engagement

Mikva

Zoom Sessions: Sept 5 & Dec 5, 7:15-8:30 PM

TEC 400O

Constructive Theology

Ringer

Zoom Sessions: Sept 16, Oct 14, & Nov 18, 7-8 PM

TEC 411O

Howard Thurman and the Search for Common Ground

Ringer

Zoom Sessions: Sept 16, Oct 14, & Nov 18, 5:30-6:30 PM

TEC 465O

Trauma and Theology

Moon

Zoom Sessions: Sept 6 & 20, Oct 18, 5:30 PM

TEC 476O

Muslim and Non-Muslim Encounters

Jamil

Zoom Sessions: Sept 12, Oct 16, & Nov 14, 6-7 PM

TEC 595O

MA/STM Thesis Seminar

Selby

Zoom Meetings Sept 9 & 23, Oct 28, Nov 11, and Dec 2, 7-8:30 PM, and Feb 4 & 18, Mar 3, 17, & 31, 6:30-8:00PM Year-long course (Fall and Spring)

 

J-Term (Winter) 2020 Courses

LM 425

LGBTQ Learning and Developmental Theories

Heesung Hwang

Ministry elective. Room 222.

Monday, January 6-Friday, January 10

LM 463

The Bible, Borders and the Nation State’s Law of Immigration

Mousin

Room 222

Tuesday, Jan. 21 - Saturday, Jan. 25

LM 585

DMin Thesis Seminar

Montgomery

Required for Doctor of Ministry students - Room 217

Monday, Jan. 6 - Friday, Jan. 10

RH 367

History and Polity of the UCC

John Thomas

Room 217

Monday, Jan. 13 - Friday, Jan. 17

RH 409

Israel/Palestine Study Tour

Mikva & Moon

Additional costs apply. Requires preparatory work in Fall 2019.

Saturday, January 18 - Sunday, February 2

Spring Semester 2020 In-Person Courses

Term Begins February 3, 2020

Tuesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

LM 416

Leading Christian Worship

Haldeman

Room 219

TEC 509

Proto-Womanist Thought

JoAnne Terrell

Room 222

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

TEC 321

Christian Ethics

Ringer

Room 219

TEC 472

Religion, Terror & America

Lee Butler

Room 222

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

RH 302

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible II

Mikva

Room 222

TEC 496

InterReligious Approaches to Social Justice and Activism

Williams

Room 219

Wednesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

RH 465

Womanist Biblical Interpretation

Crowder

Room 219

TEC 444

Queer Eco-Spiritualities

Stone

Room 222

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

TEC 307

Systematic Theology

Terrell

Room 222

TEC 529

Religion, Ethics, and Human Rights

Ringer

Room 219

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

RH 485

Religion in North America

Speller

Room 219

LM 402

Preaching and Pastoral Care

Butler

Room 222

SABBATICALS: Zachary Moon and Bo Myung Seo

Additional Courses:

TEC 464 Justice at the Intersections: A Study Tour Exploring Race, Gender and Religion in the South – Mikva and Ringer – Off-campus, May 17-22 (Online work required throughout Spring semester). Includes required Zoom sessions April 2 and 28, 5-6:30 PM. We begin in Birmingham AL on Sunday evening, May 17, and travel together to Moundville, Selma, Montgomery and Atlanta. The program concludes by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 22. The tour cost, approximately $1400, not including course tuition, includes hotel, bus transportation, admission fees, and approximately 2/3 of the meals. Participants need to arrange their own transportation to Birmingham AL and home from Atlanta GA.

LM 470 Proctor Conference – Off-campus, February 2020

Spring Semester 2020 Hybrid and Flex Courses

LMB 451H

Race, Culture and Identity Among Muslim Americans

Zareena Grewal

Bayan Chicago course. Hybrid course: required in-person meetings Mar 15-20. Zoom meetings TBD

LMB 478H

Fundraising Strategies for Religious Non-Profits

Siddiqui

Bayan Chicago course. Hybrid course: required in-person meetings Mar 15-20. Zoom meetings TBD

LMB 479H

Counseling Muslims

Hamada Altalib

Bayan Chicago course. Hybrid course: required in-person meetings Mar 15-20. Zoom meetings TBD

LMB 485H

Community Organizing for Muslim and Interfaith Leaders

Nashashibi

Bayan Chicago course. Hybrid course: required in-person meetings Mar 23-27, 2-8 pm. Zoom meetings TBD

TEB 404H

Islamic Theology and Philosophy

Ahmed

Bayan Chicago course. Hybrid course: required in-person meetings Mar 22-27. Zoom meetings TBD

Spring Semester 2020 Online Courses

LM 400O

Leadership & Ministry in Context

Lassiter

Zoom Sessions: Sept 10, Dec 3, Feb 3, & May 5, 6-8:45 PM NOTE: MDiv only - must be taken along with Field Placement

LM 412O

Leading Christian Worship

Haldeman

Zoom meetings Feb 10, Mar 17, Apr 14, May 12, 6-7 PM

LM 422O

Religious Education in Multicultural Contexts

Heesung Hwang

Course will be in Korean. Zoom sessions Feb 10, Mar 9, Apr 7, May 4, 7-8 pm

LM 426O

Preaching the Headlines

Reginald Williams

Zoom Sessions: Feb 3, Mar 2, and May 4, 5-6 pm, and Apr 6, 6-7 pm

LM 436O

Practical Theology of the Corpse

Cody Sanders

Zoom dates, all 6-8 PM: Feb 12, Mar 4, May 13 - Sections 1 & 2 combined. Apr 1, Apr 15 — Section 1 only. Apr 8, Apr 22  — Section 2 only.

RH 301O

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

Stone

No required Zoom sessions.

RH 302O

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible II

Mikva

Zoom meetings: Required: Feb 5, 5-6:15 PM or 6:30-7:45 PM. Optional: Mar 11, Apr 29 - 6:30-7:45 PM. Pre-requisite: RH 301O

RH 321O

Interpreting the Gospels

Monya Stubbs

Zoom sessions TBD Pre-req: RH 301O

RH 325O

Interpreting the Epistles

Hornsby

Zoom meetings Feb 10, Apr 6, May 11, Section 1 - 5-6 PM, Section 2 - 3-4 PM Pre-req: RH 301O and RH 321O

RH 344O

History of Christian Thought

Stewart

Zoom meetings Feb 6, 13, 20, 27, Mar 5, 12, 19, Apr 2, 9,16, 23, 30, May 7 – 6 PM or 8 PM

RH 367O

UCC History and Polity

Thomas

No Zoom meetings.

RH 483O

Intro to Muslim Studies

Jamil

Zoom meetings Feb 11, Feb 25, Mar 31, 6-7 PM

RH 485O

Religion in North America

Speller

Zoom meetings Feb 20, March 19, Apr 30, May 14. Section 1 – 6-7 PM; Section 2 – 7:30-8:30 PM Pre-req: RH 344O

RHB 457O

Intermediate Arabic 2B

Staff

Zoom meetings TBD

RHB 476O

Our Interfaith Heritage: Lessons from Medieval Spain

Munir Shaikh

Zoom meetings TBD

TEC 307O

Systematic Theology

Terrell

Zoom meetings: Feb 6, Mar 12, Apr 16, May 7. Section 1 - 7 PM; Section 2 - 8:30 PM Pre-req: RH 344O

TEC 321O

Christian Ethics

Ringer

Zoom meetings Feb 19, Mar 18, Apr 21, May 6. Section 1 - 6-7 PM; Section 2 - 7:30-8:30 PM Pre or co-req: TEC 307O

TEC 444O

Queer Eco-Spiritualities

Stone

2-3 Zoom meetings to be scheduled based on student availability. Also listed as TEC 644O for doctoral students.

TEC 595O

MA/STM Thesis Seminar

Selby

Zoom Meetings Sept 9 & 23, Oct 28, Nov 11, and Dec 2, 7-8:30 PM, and Feb 4 & 18, Mar 3, 17, & 31, 6:30-8:00PM Year-long course (Fall and Spring)