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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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 740 330: 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 520 100: Apologetics

A survey of Christian apologetics.

  • Time: weekend modular, Friday evening 6-9, Saturdays 9-4. Dates to be announced.
    Credit: 3 hours
    Location: TBA
    Instructor: Todd Daly
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CT 740 355 What’s a Christian to Do with Harry Potter?

  • Start date: August 29, 2017

Harry Potter has now been around for twenty years, and while some Christians condemn the books as evil, or even satanic, others praise them for their good Christian values.  This class will look at the issues involved in this controversy, exploring the ways people come to these two different conclusions.  Theology, history, even an exploration…

  • Time: Tuesday, 6:00-9:00
    Credit: 3 hours
    Location: TBA
    Instructor: Melody Green
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CT 510 100 Christian Ethics

  • Start date: September 8, 2017

An introduction to the principles and practice of Christian ethics that examines biblical and philosophical questions surrounding the establishment of ethics, and the role of scripture in ethical reflection and character formation as it relates to contemporary cultural issues and moral problems.  

  • Only meets four weekends:
    Dates: September 8 & 9; October 13 & 14; November 10-11; December 1-2Time: Friday, 6:00-9:30; Saturday, 9:00-4:00
    Credit: 3 hours
    Location: TBA
    Instructor: Todd Daly
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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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FM 740 Rethinking Narnia: The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis

  • Start date: June 6, 2017

C. S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia have delighted readers for more than sixty years. One title in the series is one of the top ten bestselling books of all time; popular movies have been based on them. C. S. Lewis, their author, described them as books that sneak theology “Past watchful dragons.” This class will focus on what Lewis meant by that and how it works. After the introduction, we will be discussing one Narnia book per week, in the order of publication. This class also includes a day trip to the Marion E. Wade Center at Wheaton College, a museum and study center at Wheaton College that focuses on C. S. Lewis and his friends.

  • Time: Tuesday 6:00-9:00
    Credit: 2 hours
    Location:TBA
    Instructor: Melody Green
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CH 603 The Reformation

  • Start date: June 8, 2017

2017 is the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. The 16th century Protestant Reformation ignited a theological, ecclesiastical and cultural revolution that forever changed the history and spiritual life of the western Christian Church. Through the careful study of the main figures, their texts and ideas, this course will explore the creation of Lutheranism, the Reformed and Anabaptist movements, the Anglican Church and renewal of the Roman Catholic Church.

  • Time: Thursday, 2:00 p.m.-4:30p.m.
    Credit: 2 hours
    Location: Windsor Road Christian Church, Room 109
    Instructor: Joe Thomas
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