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  • 13Apr 2020
    Call to Prayer

    In the atmosphere of heightened anxiety over the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s nothing more appropriate for us than to express our faith in prayer. As you know the school now has capacity for using Zoom to conduct courses or meetings. I’d…

  • 24Apr 2020
    Call to Prayer

    In the atmosphere of heightened anxiety over the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s nothing more appropriate for us than to express our faith in prayer. As you know the school now has capacity for using Zoom to conduct courses or meetings. I’d…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) News

Urbana Seminary is monitoring the unfolding situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) here and around the world. We are committed to doing what is best for our Seminary community, and to respond as followers of Jesus in ways that maximize the good we do in the world around.
Please read the rest of our statement, as well as faculty and staff responses, here.

Summer 2020 Courses

Summer courses start on the dates noted below in the course descriptions. All of our classes can be taken for credit, audit, or CEUs. All classes are graduate level classes unless otherwise indicated. Add/drop dates vary depending on the course start date. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to e-mail mgreen@urbanatheologicalseminary.org. More courses will be added soon. We hope you can join us!

BIBLICAL STUDIES

BI 600 EPH: The Book of Ephesians

  • Start date: June 2, 2020

This course is a detailed investigation of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. The course will cover the exegetical issues of the book, including the cultural and historical contexts, authorship, and literary characteristics. The course will also discuss the role and theological contributions of Ephesians in Pauline theology. By facilitating critical understanding of the text, this course seeks to inform and shape lives of readers in the twenty-first century.

This course will meet on the following dates:
6/2, 6/4, 6/9, 6/11, 6/16, 6/18, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, and 7/28

  • Dates: June 2 - July 28
    Time: Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
    Credit: 2 hours
    Location: Online class
    Instructor: Chi-Ying Wang
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CHRISTIAN HISTORY & THOUGHT

CT 740 210 The Doctrine of Election

  • Start date: June 1, 2020

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.

  • Dates: June 1 - June 15
    Time: Monday and Friday, 6:00 - 8:30 pm
    Credit: 2 hours
    Location: Online class
    Instructor: Todd Daly
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PRACTICAL MINISTRY

PM 605 105: Forgiveness and Reconciliation

  • Start date: June 3, 2020

This course provides an overview of multiple perspectives on forgiveness and reconciliation, including research and writings from the fields of psychology and theology.

  • Dates: June 3 - August 19
    Time: Wednesday, 6:30 - 9:00 pm
    Credit: 3 hours
    Location: Online class
    Instructor: Daniel Green
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PM 610 100: Creation Care and the Gospel

  • Start date: June 4, 2020

A study of biblical theology for creation care. Consideration of biblical teaching on the natural world, human vocation, God’s mission of redemption and restoration, the future of the world, making disciples of all nations, and ethics of loving God and neighbor. Special attention to the role and praxis of creation care within Christian mission.

  • Dates: June 4 - July 30
    Time: Thursday, 6:00 - 8:30 pm
    Credit: 2 hours
    Location: Online class
    Instructor: Peter Spychalla
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