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  • 11May 2018
    Fall Registration open

    Registration for Fall 2018 is now open! We have an exciting line up of fall classes listed on the homepage of this site, just under the current summer classes. If you are already a student, you can go into your populi account and register. If you have never taken a class here before, you can fill out a visiting student application that can be found under the big “apply now” button, and get it back to us! If you have questions, please contact mgreen@urbanatheologicalseminary.org. We hope to see you in classes this fall!

  • 15May 2018
    Graduation

    7:00 PM.  More information coming soon!

Summer 2018 Courses

Thinking about taking a seminary class? The summer is an awesome time to try it out! All of our classes can be taken for credit, audit, or CEUs. All classes are graduate level classes unless otherwise indicated. Summer classes have varying start and end dates; you will want to pay attention to the schedule of the class(es) you are interested in. There will be no classes the week of the fourth of July. We would love to have you join us!

BIBLICAL STUDIES

BI 740 250 Sermon on the Mount, Virtue Ethics, and Human Flourishing

  • Start date: June 5, 2018

A study of the message, structure, backgrounds, and key theological themes of the Sermon on the Mount in English translation. The moral vision of the Sermon will be examined from a virtue ethics perspective. Special attention is given to the Sermon’s vision of happiness, a robust human flourishing informed by the Jewish wisdom tradition.

  • Time: Tuesday 6:00-8:00
    Credit: 2 hours
    Location: TBA
    Instructor: Peter Spychalla
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CHRISTIAN HISTORY & THOUGHT

CT 740 210 The Doctrine of Election

  • Start date: May 21, 2018

The doctrine of election as it relates to salvation, tracing its development from Augustine, through the Middle Ages, to the Reformation up to current times. Students will be exposed to the writings of key figures as well as contemporary writings by those on both sides of the debate.

  • Time:Monday, May 21st (6-9 PM) Friday, June 1 (6-9 PM) Saturday, June 2 (9 AM-3 PM) Monday, June 4 (6-9 PM)
    Credit: 2 hours
    Location: TBA
    Instructor: Todd Daly
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CT 740 360: The Christian Vision of Madeleine L’Engle

  • Start date: June 14, 2018

Madeleine L’Engle was a very popular children’s author in the twentieth century, but she wrote more than 80 books in a wide variety of genres. In this class we will explore how L’Engle’s Christian faith shaped and is reflected in her writing in a variety of genres. The class will look at some of her best-known works across a variety of genres. We will also discuss film interpretations of her best-known book, A Wrinkle in Time, looking at how the worldview has been changed, and why it matters.

  • Time: Thursday, 6:00-9:00
    Credit: 3 hours
    Location: TBA
    Instructor: Melody Green
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PRACTICAL MINISTRY

INTERDISCIPLINARY

UNDERGRADUATE

Fall 2018 Courses

Fall Courses start August 27, 2018, and finals week ends December 20, 2018. All of our classes can be taken for credit, audit, or CEUs. All classes are graduate level classes unless otherwise indicated. The add/drop date is two weeks after the semester starts. If you haveany questions, don't hesitate to e-mail mgreen@urbanatheologicalseminary.org.

BIBLICAL STUDIES

BL 501 100: New Testament Greek I

  • Start date: August 28, 2018

An introduction to the Koine Greek language of the New Testament.

  • Time:Monday Wednesday 4:00-5:40
    Credit: 3 hours
    Location: TBA
    Instructor: Peter Sptchalla
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BI 620 100 Old Testament Canonical Study: Wisdom Books

  • Start date: August 29, 2018

A study of the Wisdom books of the Old Testament–Proverbs, Job, Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs.  Consideration of the nature of wisdom, parallels in surrounding cultures, and application for living today.

  • Time: Thursday 6:00-9:00
    Credit: 3 hours
    Location: TBA
    Instructor: Kenneth Cuffey
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BI 502 100 Old Testament Survey

  • Start date: August 30, 2018

An introduction to the literature of the Old Testament/Hebrew bible within the context of the history of Israel and the ancient Near East. The course will consider the interpretation of varied genres and will provide a survey of the individual…

  • Time:Thursday, 6:00-9:00
    Credit: 3 hours
    Location: Twin City Bible Church
    Instructor: Kenneth Cuffey
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CHRISTIAN HISTORY & THOUGHT

CT 740 330: The Wit and Wisdom of G. K. Chesterton

  • Start date: January 16, 2018

Known for his sharp sense of humor, and his pithy wisdom, G. K. Chesterton influenced writers such as C. S. Lewis and Ravi Zacharias. This class will focus on his best-known writings such as the apologetic books Orthodoxy and The Everlasting Man, as well as his fiction. This includes the detective series Father Brown, which a popular BBC television series is based on. We will also read some of his essays, poems, and even a play he wrote.

  • Time: Tuesday, 6:00-9:00
    Credit: 3 hours
    Location: TBA
    Instructor: Melody Green
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CT 501 100 Theology 1

  • Start date: August 27, 2018

Theology 1 is an overview of the Christian doctrines of revelation, scripture, God the Father, Christ the Son and the incarnation.

  • Time: Monday, 6:00-9:00
    Credit: 3 hours
    Location: TBA
    Instructor: Todd Daly
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CH 501 100: History of World Christianity 1

  • Start date: August 30, 2018

A General Historical Survey of the Christian movemen

  • Time: Thursday, 2:00-5:00
    Credit: 3 hours
    Location: TBA
    Instructor: Joe Thomas
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CT 600 – 100 Theology and Contemporary Issues

  • Start date: September 8, 2018

A study of selected topics in which contemporary cultural and church issues are addressed from a theological perspective. The course will focus on topics to be determined both by student input and interest and changing cultural phenomena. Prerequisite: CT 501-502…

  • Time:Modular class; dates to be determined. . Friday evenings 6:00pm - 9:00pm, Saturdays 9:00 am - 4:00pm
    Credit: 3 hours
    Location: University Baptist Church Second Floor Classroom
    Instructor: Todd Daly
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PRACTICAL MINISTRY

FM 501 100: Ministry and Evangelism in Cultural Context

  • Start date: August 27, 2018

A critical analysis of the contemporary social and cultural context from a biblically informed perspective.

  • Time:Monday 6:00-9:00
    Credit: 3 hours
    Location: TBA
    Instructor: Michael McQueen
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INTERDISCIPLINARY

GN 500 100 Intro to Graduate Research

  • Start date: September 15, 2018

An introduction to the nature of graduate research, the methods used in conducting research, strategies for writing, and resources and tools used in conducting graduate-level research.  Required of all incoming students in all programs.

  • Time: Saturday, September 15, 9:00-4:00
    Credit:pass/fail
    Location: University Baptist Church
    Instructors: Kenneth Cuffey, Peter Spychalla, Melody Green
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UNDERGRADUATE

REL 104 100 The Bible: The Hebrew Scriptures (The Old Testament)

  • Start date: August 30, 2018

Give your Bible reading a boost!  This course will introduce you to the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible)–its literature, content, and setting.  What’s the big story?  What’s God doing? And how/why is it important for you today?  Do talking donkeys, confrontive…

  • Time: Wednesday, 6:00-9:00
    Credit: 3 hours
    Location: Twin City Bible Church
    Instructor: Kenneth Cuffey
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