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CDSP/CALL - New Testament Introduction

The course introduces the New Testament (NT) from a historical, literary, and theological perspective. It focuses on the Canonical Gospels’ distinct nature: the authorship, the key themes, issues the authors addressed, the theological teachings, and their relevance for ministry today.

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Prayer Book II: Pastoral Offices -- 2023.02B

All good liturgy is deeply theological and deeply pastoral. This course focuses on liturgy at life’s seams and disruptions, including confirmation, marriage, childbirth, praying with the sick, confession, burial, and times of crisis, looking at both pastoral and theological aspects of these…

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CDSP/CALL - Church History: Wisdom for Mission

This course will explore the history of Christianity by focusing on snapshots of it in different times and places, by attending to its diversity over time, by encountering contrasting historical figures in its history, by asking what “salvation” meant and what “mission” consisted of in each of…

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CDSP/CALL - Pastoral Care Marginalized Communities

This course focuses on practical and theological foundations for engaging authentically and meaningfully with communities where life experiences, identities, and/or demographic characteristics reveal a social divide that can preclude others (and ourselves) from recognizing their full humanity. …

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Preaching Lab - 2023.02C

Designed for those who already have a little or a lot of preaching experience, this course invites you into a learning community, focusing on on specific dynamic in the experience of preaching that rotates each year.

Prerequisite: For those who have successfully…

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Building Bridges Across Culture and Race - 2023.02E

Take the next step into racial reconciliation by building bridges across culture and race.

This course builds on the work of listening and storytelling from the 2016 Convention of the Episcopal Church in Minnesota. Meaningful steps toward dismantling racism start with understanding our…

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Christian Spirituality - 2023.02A

What kinds of contemplative and communal prayer (i.e., discipleship) form us as practitioners of the way of Jesus, rooted in the presence of God?  How do we order our days so that we are connected to God in times of strength and in times of struggle?  The many ways of defining spirituality have…

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CDSP/CALL - The Diaconal Hermeneutic

As we live into the fourth wave of the current renewal of the Sacred Order of Deacons in The Episcopal Church, we are gaining greater clarity about the distinctive nature of the “full and equal order,” and we are increasingly able and willing to invite the gift of prophetic servant leadership.…

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CDSP/CALL - Anglican Theology

It has become rather commonplace to suppose that Anglican Christians care mostly about liturgy and not very much about theology. That’s not true! Anglican traditions exhibit a rich and diverse history of theological reflection. Anglicans have always insisted that that how Christians think and…

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Practical Christian Ethics - 2023.04A

  • What do you say to a young woman and her parents when they come to you for counseling about an unplanned pregnancy?
  • Are there theological resources that either prohibit or support euthanasia?
  • What does the Christian tradition say about war?
  • What does the…
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CDSP/CALL-Missional Practices & Beloved Community

What does it mean to lead during a time of religious, sociocultural, and environmental upheaval? What can churches do differently to better reflect and nurture gospel values and God’s dream of a just, reconciled, Spirit-filled world? This course in missional leadership will ask these and related…

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Prayer Book III: Holy Week and the Liturgical Year - 2023.04A

The rhythms of the church year guide us annually through the great stories and themes of the Christian faith. But why do Episcopalians follow a liturgical calendar? Where did the idea come from, and how has it changed through the centuries? How do the liturgies in our Book of Common Prayer…

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