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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!

  • 23Aug 2018
    Interested in going to Seminary?

    Have you thought about seminary, but just aren’t sure? Do you have questions about what seminary is and why it matters? Do you want to know more about Urbana Theological Seminary? Then you will want to join us for an…

  • 26Aug 2018
    Back to School Picnic! Meet our Newest Employees!

    Meet our newest employees,  Andrew Blaski and Lyndsey Myers, at this year’s Back to School picnic! It will be a potluck, so if you can, bring a dish to share–and if you can’t, come anyway because there will be plenty…

  • 27Aug 2018
    Start of Fall Semester

    Semester Starts!  Not too late to Register.  contact mgreen@urbanatheologicalseminary.org for more information.

  • 03Sep 2018
  • 19Nov 2018
    Thanksgiving Break, no classes

    Thanksgiving break for 2018 runs from Monday, November 19th through Friday November 23rd.  The office will have limited staffing during the first part of the week, so please call before visiting the library, and will be closed the rest of…

  • 17Dec 2018
    Finals Week Begins

    Finals week begins Monday, December 17 and ends Thursday, December 20th. Be sure to consult with your faculty member for the time and location for your final exam.

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 30, 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: Twin City Bible Church
    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:Wednesday, 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: August 31, 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: Wednesday, 6:00-9:00
    Credit: 3 hours
    Location: Twin City Bible Church, Discipleland
    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, 6:00-9:00
    Credit: 3 hours
    Location: Windsor Road, room 148
    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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