Course Schedule

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

Room 218

Tuesday

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

RH 301

Interpreting the Hebrew Bible

Stone

Room 217

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

TEC 400

Constructive Theology

Ringer

Room 222

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

RH 321

Interpreting the Gospels

Yang

Room 222

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 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.

 

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

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

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

LM/TEC 564

Forgiveness

Edgerton

Room 219

Thursday

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.