Course Schedule

Spring Semester 2018 In-Person Courses

Term Begins February 5, 2018

Monday

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

TEC 413

Theologies of the Body

Terrell

Room 232

TEC 605

20th Century Theology

Seo

Room 216

Tuesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

RH 532

Postcolonial Theory & Biblical Interpretation

Yang

Room 222

TEC 321

Christian Ethics

Ringer

Room 232

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

RH 485

Religion in North America

Speller

Room 222

Wednesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

RH 325

Interpreting the Epistles

Yang

CANCELLED

LM/TEC 564

Forgiveness

Edgerton

Room 219

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

RH 302

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible II

Mikva

Room 232

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

TEC 307

Systematic Theology

Terrell

Room 232

Thursday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

LM 302

Preaching

Edgerton

Room 232

ADDITIONAL COURSES: (TEC 355F) Living Into Our CommitmentsMikva – Online participation required, plus optional in-person experiences

(LM 470) Proctor ConferenceStaff – Online participation plus conference attendance required

SABBATICALS: Butler, Haldeman, Hunt

 

Spring Semester 2018 Online Courses

Many CTS online courses include live class session components powered by a video conferencing tool called WebEx. Before signing up for courses, you’ll be able to check the WebEx schedules below the course title. Please note, some courses may have additional dates added.

LM 332O

Introduction to Pastoral Theology

Moon

WebEx Sessions - Section 1: Feb. 5, Mar. 12, Apr. 23, 8 PM WebEx Sessions - Section 2: Feb. 6, Mar. 13, Apr. 24, 8PM Only available to primarily online students.

LM 400O

Leadership & Ministry in Context

Crowder

WebEx Sessions - Feb. 6 and May 8, 6PM MDiv Only - must be taken along with Field Placement.

LM 425O

Christian Worship Past and Present

VanSlyke

This course has been CANCELLED.

LM 426O

Preaching the Headlines

Mills

WebEx Sessions: Feb 9, 5:30 PM Feb. 14, 21; Mar. 1, 7, 28; Apr. 4, 18, 19, 25; May 2, 6, 7 PM Feb. 28, Mar 14, 29; Apr 11, May 9, 6 PM Meets MDiv Preaching/Worship requirement.

LM 487O

Exploring & Dismantling Islamophobia and Christian Normativity

Ringer & Seiwert

WebEx Sessions - Feb. 28, Mar. 14, Apr. 11, and May 9, 7-8:30 PM

RH 301O

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

Stone

No required WebEx sessions.

RH 302O

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible II

Mikva

Required WebEx Session - Feb. 8 (Section 1, 7 PM; Section 2, 8:30 PM) Optional WebEx Session - Mar. 29, 7 PM (all) Pre-requisite: RH 301O

RH 321O

Interpreting the Gospels

Byon

WebEx Sessions: Feb. 12, Apr. 30, 7:30-8:30 PM Pre-requisite: RH 301O

RH 325O

Interpreting the Epistles

Villalobos

WebEx Sessions: Feb. 12, April 2, and May 7, 5-6 PM Pre-requisite: RH 301O

RH 344O

History of Christian Thought

Stewart

WebEx Sessions: Section 1: Thursdays 6-7 PM Section 2: Thursdays 8-9 PM WebEx Sessions: Feb. 8, 15, 22; Mar. 1, 8. 15, 29; Apr. 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17

RH 367O

UCC History and Polity

Thomas

No WebEx Sessions.

RH 482O

Qur’an and Bible

Mirza

Feb 13, 27; Mar 20, Apr 16, 7 PM

RH 485O

Religion in North America

Speller

WebEx Sessions: Section 1: 6 PM Section 2: 8 PM Feb. 21, Mar. 28, May 1, May 16

RH 499O

Animals, Ecology, and Biblical Interpretation

Stone

No required WebEx sessions.

RH/TEC 498O

LGBTQ Issues and Biblical Interpretation

Beverly

WebEx Sessions - Feb. 5 and Apr. 9, 7:30-9 PM Pre-requisite: RH301O Formerly known as Homosexuality & Biblical Interpretation

TEC 307O

Systematic Theology

Terrell

WebEx Sessions: Feb. 6, Mar. 13, Apr. 17 Section 1: 7-8:15 PM Section 2: 8:30-9:45 PM WebEx Session: May 5 Section 1: 10-11:15 AM Section 2: 11:30 AM-12:45 PM

TEC 321O

Christian Ethics

Ringer

WebEx Sessions: Feb. 20, 27; Mar 13, Apr. 24, May 8 Section 1: 5:30 PM Section 2: CANCELLED

TEC 355F

Living Into Our Commitments

Mikva

WebEx Sessions: Feb. 7, 5:15-6:30 PM (F2F and online) OR 8-9:15 PM (online only); optional in-person components included.

TEC 527O

African American Political Theology

Ringer

WebEx Sessions: Feb. 7, Mar. 6, Apr. 10, May 1, 7 PM Doctoral course - others with permission only

TEC 595O

MA/STM Thesis Seminar

Brant

WebEx Sessions: Feb. 5, 19; Mar. 5, 6, 12, 7:30-9 PM 2nd half of full-year course.

TEC 604O

Pedagogies

Moon

THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

 

Summer Semester 2018 In-Person Courses

Term from May 28 to August 24, 2018

 

Summer Semester 2018 Online Courses

LM 395O

Introduction to Chaplaincy Studies

Moon

WebEx Sessions: Mondays (May 28, June 25, July 23, August 20) 8-9pm CT

LM 435O

Spiritual Formation for the 21st Century

Stewart

WebEx Sessions: Thursdays (May 31, June 7, 14, 21, & 28, July 5, 12, 19, & 26, August 2, 9, 16 & 23) 7-8 pm

RH 437O

Who Is Jesus

Hornsby

WebEx Sessions: TBD

TEC 417O

Theology and Photography

Seo

WebEx Sessions: May 28, July 2, August 13

 

Fall Semester 2018 In-Person Courses

Term Begins September 4, 2018

Monday

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

TEC 595A

MA/STM Thesis Seminar

Seo

TBD

Tuesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

RH 321

Interpreting the Gospels

Yang

Room 222

RH 493

Daughters of Abraham

Speller

TBD

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

LM 331

Intro to Pastoral Care

Butler

TBD

TEC 400

Constructive Theology

Haldeman

TBD

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

LM 365

Global Sensitivity in Ministry

Seo

TBD

TEC 484

AIDS & Violence

Terrell

TBD

Wednesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

RH 301

Hebrew Bible

Stone

TBD

TEC 390/690

Intro to the Study of Black Faith & Life

Butler

TBD

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

TEC 424/624

Theological Method

Seo

TBD

TEC 504

Augustine, Niebuhr, Malcolm X

Terrell

TBD

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

RH 344

History of Christian Thought

Speller

TBD

ADDITIONAL COURSES: TEC 355F – Living Into Our Commitments – Mikva – flex course, with required online participation and optional in-person experiences. Initial meeting Sept. 4, 5:15-6:30 PM. Optional in-person experiences: Oct. 4-5, Oct. 6-7 and Nov. 2-4 (Oct. meetings in Chicago; Nov. meetings in Toronto)

SABBATICALS: Ringer

 

Fall Semester 2018 Online Courses

Many CTS online courses include live class session components powered by a video conferencing tool called WebEx. Before signing up for courses, you’ll be able to check the WebEx schedules below the course title. Please note, some courses may have additional dates added.

LM 332O

Introduction to Pastoral Theology

Moon

WebEx Dates: Session 1: Sept 3, Oct 8, Nov 26, 8-9 pm Session 2: Sept 4, Oct 9, Nov 27, 8-9 pm Notes: Open to primarily online students who are not able to attend LM 331

LM 365O

Global Sensitivity in Ministry

Seo

WebEx Dates: Sept 17, Oct 8, Nov 5 & 26, 7-8 pm

LM 400O

Leadership & Ministry in Context

Crowder

WebEx Dates: Sept 11, Dec 4, Feb 5, May 7, 6 pm

LM 405O

Leading Congregations: Principles & Practices

Thomas

No WebEx Sessions.

LM 431O

Pastoral Care and LGBTQ Experience

Sanders

WebEx Sessions: TBD Prerequisite: LM 331 or LM 332O

LM 457O

Greening the Church: Theological and Practical Foundations

Shore-Goss

WebEx Sessions Sept 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29, Dec 6 Section 1: 10-11 AM; Section 2: 6-7 PM; Section 3: 8-9 PM

LM 493O

Learning through the Parliament of the World's Religions

Seiwert

WebEx Sessions: TBD Hybrid course – Online coursework and Parliament attendance required. Support available to help with travel costs.

RH 301O

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

Stone

No WebEx Sessions.

RH 321O

Interpreting the Gospels

Yang

WebEx Sessions: Section 1: Sept 5 & Dec 3, 6-7 pm Section 2: Sept 5, 8-9 pm & Dec 3, 8:30-9:30 pm

RH 344O

History of Christian Thought

Stewart

WebEx Session: TBD

RH 421O

Living, Breathing Judaisms

Mikva

WebEx Sessions: Sept 6 and Dec 6, 7:30-9 pm

RH 483O

Muslim Studies Course (Title TBD)

TBD

WebEx Sessions: TBD

TEC 300O

Public Theology

Thistlethwaite

WebEx Sessions:  Sept 5 & 19, Oct 3 & 31, Nov 14, and Dec 5, 7-8 pm

TEC 355F

Living Into Our Commitments

Mikva

WebEx Sessions: Sept 4: 5:15-6:30 PM or 6:45-8:00 PM Plus optional in-person experiences: Oct 4-5, Oct 6-7 (Chicago) and Nov 2-4 (Toronto)

TEC 400O

Constructive Theology

Haldeman

WebEx Sessions: Sept 10, Oct 15, Nov 19, and Dec 17, 6-7:30

TEC 410O

Queer Theologies

Daniels

WebEx Sessions: Sept 18, Oct 2 & 23, Nov 6 & 20, Dec 11, 7-8:30 PM

TEC 595O

MA/STM Thesis Seminar

Seo

WebEx Sessions: Sept 10 & 24, Oct 22, Nov 12, and Dec 3, 7-8:30 pm

 

Spring Semester 2019 In-Person Courses

Term Begins February 4, 2019

Monday

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

TEC 595B

MA/STM Thesis Seminar

Seo

TBD

Tuesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

RH 601

Contemporary Hermeneutical Strategies

Yang

TBD

LM 302

Preaching

Williams

TBD

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

TEC 462

Issues in Pastoral Theology

Butler

TBD

TEC 413

Theologies of the Body

Terrell

TBD

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

TEC 321

Christian Ethics

Ringer

TBD

TEC 402

Christology

Seo

TBD

Wednesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

RH 485

Religion in North America

Speller

TBD

LM 335

African American Pastoral Psychology

Butler

TBD

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

TEC 307

Systematic Theology

Terrell

TBD

TEC 429/629

Mass Incarceration

Ringer

TBD

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

LM 416

Leading Worship

Haldeman

TBD

RH 325

Interpreting the Epistles

Yang

TBD

ADDITIONAL COURSES: LM 470 Proctor Conference – Off-campus, February 2019

SABBATICALS: Stone

 

Spring Semester 2019 Online Courses

Many CTS online courses include live class session components powered by a video conferencing tool called WebEx. Before signing up for courses, you’ll be able to check the WebEx schedules below the course title. Please note, some courses may have additional dates added.

LM 332O

Introduction to Pastoral Theology

Moon

WebEx Sessions: TBD NOTE: Only available to primarily online students.

LM 400O

Leadership & Ministry in Context

Crowder

WebEx Sessions TBD NOTE: MDiv only - must be taken along with Field Placement

LM 412O

Leading Christian Worship

Haldeman

WebEx Sessions: TBD

LM 596O

Leadership for Transformation

Hunt

WebEx Sessions: TBD

RH 301O

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

TBD

WebEz Sessions: TBD

RH 302O

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible II

TBD

WebEx Sessions: TBD Pre-req: RH 301O

RH 321O

Interpreting the Gospels

TBD

WebEx Sessions: TBD Pre-req: RH 301O

RH 325O

Interpreting the Epistles

TBD

WebEx Sessions: TBD Pre-req: RH 301O

RH 344O

History of Christian Thought

Stewart

WebEx Sessions: TBD

RH 367O

UCC History and Polity

Thomas

WebEx Sessions: TBD

RH 465O

Womanist Biblical Interpretation

Crowder

WebEx Sessions: TBD Pre-req: RH 301O

RH 485O

Religion in North America

Speller

WebEx Sessions: TBD Pre-req: RH 344O

TEC 307O

Systematic Theology

Terrell

WebEx Sessions: TBD Pre-req: RH 344O

TEC 321O

Christian Ethics

Ringer

WebEx Sessions: TBD Pre or co-req: TEC 307O

TEC 407O

New Social Gospel

Thistlethwaite

WebEx Sessions: TBD

TEC 425O

Jewish Queer Theologies (Title TBD)

Michaelson

WebEx Sessions: TBD

TEC 448O

Public Theology and Racial Justice

Smallwood

WebEx Sessions: TBD

TEC 595O

MA/STM Thesis Seminar

Seo

WebEx Sessions: TBD 2nd half of full-year course

TEC 604O

Pedagogies

Moon

WebEx Sessions: TBD PhD students only

 

Previous Listings for the 2017-2018 Academic Year:

Fall Semester 2017 In-Person Courses

Term Begins September 5, 2017

Monday

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

LM 422

Religious Education in a Multicultural World

Speller

Room 222

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

TEC 595A

MA/STM Thesis Seminar

Seo

TBD

Tuesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

RH 301

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

Stone

Room 217

RH 321

Interpreting the Gospels

Yang

Room 222

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

TEC 400

Constructive Theology

Ringer

Room 222

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

TEC 441

Theology of Art

Seo

Room 218

Wednesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

TEC 447/647

Public Witness of Michael Eric Dyson

Ringer

Room 218

RH 344

History of Christian Thought

Speller

Room 232

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

LM 365

Global Sensitivity

Seo

Room 232

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

LM 331

Intro to Pastoral Care

Butler

Room 232

ADDITIONAL COURSES: DMin Research Methods – Room 222 (Week of August 21)

SABBATICALS: Hunt, Terrell

 

Fall Semester 2017 Online Courses

Many CTS online courses include live class session components powered by a video conferencing tool called WebEx. Before signing up for courses, you’ll be able to check the WebEx schedules below the course title. Please note, some courses may have additional dates added.

LM 332O

Introduction to Pastoral Theology

Moon

WebEx Sessions – Section 1: Sept 6, Sept 27, Oct 25, Nov 15, Dec 6 @ 8PM WebEx Sessions – Section 2: Sept 8, Sept 29, Oct 27, Nov 10, Dec 8 @ 8PM

Open to primarily online students who are not able to attend LM 331

LM 365O

Global Sensitivity in Ministry

Seo

WebEx Sessions: Oct 4, Oct 30, Dec 4 @ 7PM

LM 400O

Leadership & Ministry in Context

Crowder

WebEx Sessions – Section 1: Sept 12, Dec 5, Feb 6, May 8, @ 6PM WebEx Sessions – Section 2: Sept 12, Dec 5, Oct 27, Feb 6, May 8 @ 7:30PM

LM 405O

Leading Congregations: Principles & Practices

Thomas

LM 415O

Ritual Studies

Haldeman

WebEx Sessions – Section 1: Sept 18, Oct 20, Dec 6, @ 6:15PM WebEx Sessions – Section 2: Sept 18, Oct 20, Dec 6, @ 7:30PM

LM 457O

Greening the Church: Theological and Practical Foundations

Shore-Goss

WebEx Sessions Sept 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29, Dec 6 Section 1: 10-11 AM; Section 2: 6-7 PM; Section 3: 8-9 PM

LM 481O

Marriage Rites & Wrongs

Haldeman

WebEx Sessions: Sept 25, Oc. 23, Nov 6, Dec 11, @ 6PM

RH 301O

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

Stone

RH 321O

Interpreting the Gospels

Yang

WebEx Sessions – Section 1: Sept 11, Dec 4, @ 6PM WebEx Sessions – Section 2: Sept 11, Dec 4, @ 7PM

RH 344O

History of Christian Thought

Stewart

Sessions – Section 1: Thursdays, @ 8PM WebEx Sessions – Section 2: Thursdays, @ 6PM WebEx Sessions – Section 3: Thursdays, @ 10AM Students select their preferred session in late August

RH 402O

Jewish Thought: Traditionally Rooted, Radically Engaged

Mikva

WebEx Sessions: Sept 5 – time TBD WebEx Sessions: Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2 @ 7:30PM

RH 586O

The Myths Told to Make America Great

Butler

WebEx Sessions: Sept 14, Oct 12, Nov 9, Nov 30, @ 7PM

TEC 395O

Interreligious Engagement

Mikva

WebEx Sessions: Sept 6, Oct 10, Nov 1, Dec 7, @ 6:30PM

TEC 400O

Constructive Theology

Ringer

WebEx Sessions: Sept 13 & 20, Oct 4 & 25, Nov 8 & 29, @ 6PM

TEC 595O

MA/STM Thesis Seminar

Brant

WebEx Sessions: Sept 18 & 25, Oct 9, 23, 24, Nov 6, Dec 4, Feb 5 & 19, March 5, 6, 12, @ 7:30PM

 

Winter “J” Term 2018 Courses

Term from January 2 – February 2, 2018

LM 395

Introduction to Chaplaincy Studies

Moon

Mon, Jan 29 – Fri, Feb. 2 9 AM to 5 PM (1 hour lunch break) Required for the concentration and certificate in Chaplaincy Studies, but open to all Masters level students. Room 232

LM 463

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

Mousin

Mon, Jan 8 – Fri, Jan 12, 9 AM to 5 PM (1 hour lunch break) Room 219

LM 585

DMin Thesis Seminar

Montgomery

Tues, Jan 16 – Sat, Jan 20 9 AM to 5 PM (1 hour lunch break) Room 219 Required for DMin program and final step in writing Thesis.

RH 367

History & Polity of the United Church of Christ

Thomas

Mon, Jan 22 – Fri, Jan 26, 9 AM to 5 PM (1 hour lunch break) Room 219 This course satisfies current UCC requirements for ordination.

RH 409

Israel/Palestine Study Tour

Mikva & Thistlethwaite

Sat, Jan 6 – Sun, Jan 21 Substantial subsidies for CTS students will be available. Requires preparatory work in the preceding semester.