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Thursday
May172012

Biblical Languages 

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
HEB510 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Semester Module Online
HEB610 Intermediate Biblical Hebrew Semester Module Online
GRK510 Introduction to New Testament Greek Semester Module Online
GRK610 Intermediate Greek Semester Module Online
GRK653 The Gospel of Luke (Greek) Semester Module Online
GRK710/810 Advanced Greek Semester Module Online
GRK790/890 Readings in Isaiah LXX Semester Module Online
GRK852 The Gospel of Mark Semester Module Online
GRK861 The Acts of the Apostles Semester Module Online
GRK871 The Epistle to the Romans Semester Module Online
GRK872 1 Corinthians Semester Module Online
GRK873 2 Corinthians Semester Module Online
GRK874 The Epistle to the Galatians Semester Module Online
GRK875 The Christological Epistles Semester Module Online
GRK876 The Epistle to the Thessalonians Semester Module Online
LNG510 Introduction to Biblical Languages Semester Module Online
LNG710/810 Introduction to Biblical Aramaic Semester Module Online
LNG790/890 Biblical Languages: Akkadian Semester Module Online
LNG890J Theological German Semester Module Online
Thursday
May172012

Biblical Studies (BIB)

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
BIB515 Reading the Biblical Story Semester Module Online
BIB550 Biblical Hermeneutics Semester Module Online
BIB710 Old Testament Theology Semester Module Online
BIB750 New Testament Theology Semester Module Online
BIB760 The Theology of Paul Semester Module Online
BIB790/890 Holiness in the Gospels Semester Module Online
BIB790/890 Jeremiah and Ezekiel Semester Module Online
BIB790/890 Missional Hermeneutics Semester Module Online
BIB790/890 Theology of Creation Semester Module Online
BIB790/890 The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible Semester Module Online
BIB790 The Death of Jesus in the New Testament Semester Module Online
BIB810 Biblical Archaeology Semester Module Online
BIB820 Cultural Backgrounds of the Biblical World Semester Module Online
BIB830 Historical Geography of the Bible Semester Module Online
BIB850 Intertestamental Period Semester Module Online
BIB890 Holiness in the Gospels Semester Module Online
BIB890 Holiness and Community of Paul Semester Module Online
Thursday
May172012

Doctor of Ministry

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
DMN915 Wesleyan Theology for Ministry Seminar Module Online
DMN925 Ecclesial Ministry in the Wesleyan Spirit Seminar Module Online
DMN935 Wesleyan Spiritual Practice for Ministry Seminar Module Online
Thursday
May172012

Master of Arts (Theological Studies)

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
MTS810 Seminar in Theological Methods and Research Semester Module Online
MTS880 Senior Colloquy Semester Module Online
MTS881 Comprehensive Theological Integration Semester Module Online
Thursday
May172012

Master of Divinity Honors Program

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
MDV700 Required Reading Course Semester Module Online
Thursday
May172012

New Testament Exegesis

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
NTL651 The Gospel of Matthew Semester Module Online
NTL652 The Gospel of Mark Semester Module Online
NTL653 The Gospel of Luke Semester Module Online
NTL654 The Gospel of John Semester Module Online
NTL661 The Acts of the Apostles Semester Module Online
NTL671 The Epistle to the Romans Semester Module Online
NTL672 1 Corinthians Semester Module Online
NTL673 2 Corinthians Semester Module Online
NTL674 The Epistle to the Galatians Semester Module Online
NTL675 The Christological Epistles Semester Module Online
NTL676 The Epistles to the Thessalonians Semester Module Online
NTL786 The Book of Revelation Semester Module Online
NTL710/810 Resurrection in the New Testament Semester
Module Online
NTL790 The Letter of James Semester Module Online
Thursday
May172012

Old Testament Exegesis (OTL)

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
OTL611 Genesis (MVNU)
Semester Module Online
OTL611 Genesis
Semester Module Online
OTL612 Exodus Semester Module Online
OTL615 Deuteronomy Semester Module Online
OTL621 Joshua Semester Module Online
OTL622 Judges Semester Module Online
OTL631 Isaiah Semester Module Online
OTL632 Jeremiah Semester Module Online
OTL634 The Minor Prophets Semester Module Online
OTL741 The Hebrew Psalter: Poetry and Psalms Semester Module Online
OTL742 Wisdom Literature: Job and Proverbs Semester Module Online
OTL745 The Megillot: Ruth, Song of Songs, Ecclesiastes, Lamentations, Esther Semester Module Online
OTL748 The Post-Exilic History Semester Module Online
OTL790/890   Semester Module Online
Thursday
May172012

Pastoral Counseling

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
COU/PTH665 Human Sexuality Semester Module Online
COU/SPF675 Counseling and Spirituality Semester Module Online
Thursday
May172012

The Faith of the Christian Church - Philosophy of Religion

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
PHL610 Philosophy of Religion Semester Module Online
PHL790 The Problem of Suffering Semester Module Online
PHL790/890 Legal and Ethical Issues in the Pastoral Ministry Semester Module Online
PHL790/890 Theology, Ecclesiology, & Spiritual Formation in a Technological & Visual Age Semester Module Online
Thursday
May172012

The Faith of the Christian Church - Theology (THE)

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
THE510A Introduction to Christian Theology Semester Module Online
THE510B Introduction to Christian Theology Semester Module Online
THE515 The Christian Faith and the Apostles’ Creed Semester Module Online
THE610 Integrative Theology 1: Doctrine of Christ Semester Module Online
THE620 Integrative Theology 2: Salvation and the Spirit Semester Module Online
THE625 Integrative Theology 3: Doctrine of God Semester Module Online
THE630 Incarnation & Atonement Semester Module Online
THE640 Doctrine of Christian Holiness Semester Module Online
THE670 The Life and Thought of Jacobus Arminius Semester Module Online
THE680 The Life and Thought of John Wesley Semester Module Online
THE720 Church, Ministry and Sacraments Semester Module Online
THE760A Introduction to Christian Ethics Semester Module Online
THE760B (ENC) Introduction to Christian Ethics Semester Module Online
THE781 Contemporary Theology: 19th Century Background Semester Module Online
THE782 Contemporary Theology: Barth to Mid-20th Century Semester Module Online
THE783 Contemporary Theology: Mid-20th Century to the Present Semester Module Online
THE790 Ecclesiology Semester Module Online
THE790 Christian Perfection in Biblical Historical Perspectives Semester Module Online
THE790/890 Life and Thought of Martin Luther Semester Module Online
THE790/890 Christian Perfection & the Postmodern Self Semester Module Online
THE790/890 Theology of Atonement Semester Module Online
THE790/890 Theology of Irenaeus Semester Module Online
THE790/890 Seminar in Theology Semester Module Online
THE790/890 Theology of Jurgen Moltmann Semester Module Online
THE790/890
Doctrine of the Holy Trinity
Semester
Module
Online
THE830 Ecclesiology Semester Module Online
THE850 Theology of the Major Eastern Fathers Semester Module Online
THE860 Theology of Major Reformers Semester Module Online
THE870 Theology of Augustine Semester Module Online
CED_ICS_THE/785
Readings in Missional Theology Semester Module Online
Thursday
May172012

The Heritage of the Christian Church (CHS)

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
CHS505 Introduction to Church History Semester Module Online
CHS515 Critical Developments in the History of Christianity Semester Module Online
CHS530 History and Polity of the Church of the Nazarene Semester Module Online
CHS531 Denominational History Semester Module Online
CHS610 History of American Christianity 1 Semester Module Online
CHS620 History of American Christianity 2 Semester Module Online
CHS630 History of the American Holiness Movement Semester Module Online
CHS640 American Cults and Sects Semester Module Online
CHS660 History of Christian Doctrine 1 Semester Module Online
CHS670 History of Christian Doctrine 2 Semester Module Online
CHS680 Women in Church and Culture Semester Module Online
CHS790 American Christianity: A Novel Approach Semester Module Online
CHS790 Women in Church History Semester Module Online
CHS820 Medieval Church and Culture Semester Module Online
CHS860 The Reformations of the 15th and 16th Centuries Semester Module Online
Thursday
May172012

The Ministry of the Christian Church - Christian Education (CED)

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
CED510 Congregational Discipleship Semester Module Online
CED515 Persons Along the Life Course Semester Module Online
CED565 Family Spiritual Journeys Semester Module Online
CED570 Research Seminar in Christian Education Semester Module Online
CED605 Mediated Religion Semester Module Online
CED610 Christian Education in Cultural Contexts Semester Module Online
CED615 Missional Leadership and Discipleship Semester Module Online
CED620 Theological Foundations of Christian Education Semester Module Online
CED630 Ministry with Children Semester Module Online
CED640 Ministry with Youth Semester Module Online
CED645 Camping Ministries for Youth Semester Module Online
CED646 Contemporary Youth Issues Semester Module Online
CED/URB647 Urban Youth Ministry Semester Module Online
CED650 Ministry with Adults Semester Module Online
CED655 Senior Adult Ministries Semester Module Online
CED660 Family Ministry Semester Module Online
CED670 Research Practicum in Christian Education Semester Module Online
CED700 Readings in Contemporary Discipleship Semester Module Online
CED705 Formative Figures in Christian Education Semester Module Online
CED710 Educational Leadership in Ministry Context Semester Module Online
CED715 Contemporary Themes in Wesleyan Discipleship Semester Module Online
CED730 Curriculum Design and Delivery Semester Module Online
CED740 Principles and Practices of Christian Nurture Semester Module Online
CED770 Field Curriculum in Christian Education: Designated Study Semester Module Online
CED770 Field Curriculum in Christian Education: Child Spirituality Semester Module Online
CED775 Innovations: Cultivating Youth Spirituality in Experimental Environments Semester Module Online
CED780 Senior Seminar Semester Module Online
CED790 Young/Emerging Adult Spiritualty Semester Module Online
CED790 Seminar in Christian Education Semester Module Online
CED790 Youth, Spirituality, and Formation in Experiential Environments Semester Module Online
CED 790 Congregational Discernment & Missional Practice Semester Module Online
CED 790 Adult Faith & Vocational Discipleship Semester Module Online
CED/PTH790 Missional Leadership and Team Ministry Semester Module Online
Thursday
May172012

The Ministry of the Christian Church - Evangelism

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
EVG510 Evangelism Through the Local Church Semester Module Online
EVG550 The Theology and Theory of Evangelism Semester Module Online
EVG560 Building a Church for the Unchurched Semester Module Online
EVG565 Starting Strong, New Churches Semester Module Online
EVG570 Developing Evangelistic Leaders Semester Module Online
EVG580 Starting Spiritual Conversations Semester Module Online
EVG630 Developing Devoted Disciples Semester Module Online
EVG640 Evangelism Through Small Groups Semester Module Online
EVG650 New Testament Evangelism Semester Module Online
EVG660 Evangelism in the Wesleyan Spirit Semester Module Online
EVG670 Evangelistic Preaching Semester Module Online
EVG680 Applying Apologetics to Evangelism Semester Module Online
EVG770 Saturation Evangelism Semester Module Online
EVG790 Seminar in Evangelism Semester Module Online

Thursday
May172012

The Ministry of the Christian Church - Intercultural Studies (ICS, MSS, URB)

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
ICS510 Congregational Mission Semester Module Online
ICS524 The Context of Global Mission: Brazil Semester Module Online
ICS524 The Context of Global Mission: Croatia Semester Module Online
ICS530 Cultural Anthropology Semester Module Online
ICS590 Contextual Education: Financial Partnership in Mission Semester Module Online
ICS590A Contextual Education: Learning and Context Semester Module Online
ICS590B Contextual Education: Self-Care Semester Module Online
ICS615
Theology of Mission
Semester
Module
Online
MSS510 Ministry in Cross-Cultural and Global Contexts Semester Module Online
URB510 Introduction to Urban Ministry Semester Module Online
MSS511 Denominational Missions Semester Module Online
MSS520 Foundations of Mission Semester Module Online
MSS521/621 Missionary Internship Semester Module Online
MSS522/622 International Missionary Internship Semester Module Online
MSS523-723 Pre-Deployment Missionary Internship Semester Module Online
MSS524 The Context of Global Mission: Republic of Ireland Semester Module Online
MSS530 Cultural Anthropology Semester Module Online
URB533 Urban Cultural Anthropology Semester Module Online
MSS535 Missionary Anthropology Semester Module Online
MSS540 Religions of the World Semester Module Online
MSS560 Building a Church for the Unchurched Semester Module Online
URB570 Urban Community Development Semester Module Online
URB571 Urban Ministry Internship Semester Module Online
MSS580 Introduction to Linguistics Semester Module Online
MSS585 Teaching English as a Second Language Semester Module Online
MSS615 Theology of Mission Semester Module Online
MSS620 Global Evangelism and Church Expansion Semester Module Online
MSS625 Global Expansion of the Christian Mission Semester Module Online
MSS640 Sociology of Mission Semester Module Online
MSS645 Practice of Intercultural Mission Semester Module Online
URB651 Immersion in a Church Plant Semester Module Online
URB660 Theology and Strategies for Compassionate Ministries Semester Module Online
URB670 The City in Theological Perspective Semester Module Online
MSS720 Cross-Cultural Communication of the Gospel Semester Module Online
MSS730 Alternative Models of Theological Education Semester Module Online
MSS740 Islam and Its Encounter with Christianity Semester Module Online
MSS745 Folk Religions Semester Module Online
URB750 Urban Immersion: Designated Study Semester Module Online
URB750 Urban Immersion: Costa Rica Semester Module Online
URB750 Urban Immersion: Orlando Semester Module Online
MSS755 Sociology of Religion Semester Module Online
URB760 Theology and Strategy of Compassionate Ministry Semester Module Online
URB765 Urban Ministry Practicum in Non-Profit Management Semester Module Online
URB770 Urban Ministry Practicum in Urban Issues Semester Module Online
URB775 Urban Ministry Practicum in Urban Systems Semester Module Online
MSS780 Senior Reflection Seminar Semester Module Online
MSS780 Senior Reflection Seminar Semester Module Online
MSS790 Seminar in Missiology Semester Module Online
MSS790 Biblical Perspectives on Social Justice Semester Module Online
MSS790 Contemporary Issues in Missions: Short-Term Missions Semester Module Online
MSS790 Sociology of American Evangelicalism Semester Module Online
MSS790 Islam & Its Encounter with Christianity: Practicum Semester Module Online
MSS790 Short Term Missions Semester Module Online
MSS790B Mission Leadership and Strategy Semester Module Online
URB790 Ethics & Responsible Business Practices Semester Module Online
URB790 Seminar in Urban Studies Semester Module Online
URB790 Ministering with and among Hispanics Semester Module Online
URB790 Ministry Across the Racial Divide Semester Module Online
URB790 The Church in Reconciliation Semester Module Online
URB790 Theology of Work Semester Module Online
URB790 Urban Church Planting Semester Module Online
URB790 Urban Issues Practicum Semester Module Online
Thursday
May172012

The Ministry of the Christian Church - Pastoral Theology (PTH)

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
PTH500 Personal and Spiritual Development of the Minister Semester Module Online
PTH505 Core Relationships for Christian Ministry - NTS Semester Module Online
PTH505 Core Relationships for Christian Ministry - MVNU Semester Module Online
PTH505 Core Relationships for Christian Ministry - ENC Semester Module Online
PTH510 Theology of Church & Ministry Semester Module Online
PTH550 Pastoral Care and Counseling Semester Module Online
PTH580 Introduction to Chaplaincy Ministries Semester Module Online
PTH610 Theology & Practice of Worship Semester Module Online
PTH615 Worship: Proclaiming and Enacting God’s Story Semester Module Online
PTH650 Marriage and Family Counseling Semester Module Online
PTH660 Family Systems and the Church Semester Module Online
PTH670 Counseling for Grief and Loss Semester Module Online
PTH680 Ministry in the Context of Pluralism Semester Module Online
PTH715 Church Leadership in Contemporary Contexts Semester Module Online
PTH720 Financial Management for Christian Ministry Semester Module Online
PTH730 Change and Conflict Management Semester Module Online
PTH790 Women Clergy in Leadership Semester Module Online
PTH790 Leading Strong, Healthy Churches Semester Module Online
PTH790 Victim Care Semester Module Online
Thursday
May172012

The Ministry of the Christian Church - Spiritual Formation

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
SPF550 Christian Spiritual Practices: Prayer and Scripture Semester Module Online
SPF560 Christian Spiritual Practices: Sacraments and Asceticism Semester Module Online
SPF570 Christian Spiritual Practices: Connection and Service Semester Module Online
SPF650 Ministry of Spiritual Direction Semester Module Online
SPF790 Celtic Spirituality Semester Module Online
SPF790 Seminar in Spiritual Formation Semester Module Online
SPF790 Sins and Temptation Semester Module Online
SPF790 Theology & Spirituality of Place Semester Module Online
SPF790 Discernment & Decision Making: Seminar in Spiritual Formation Semester Module Online
Thursday
May172012

The Ministry of the Christian Church - The Preaching Ministry

Course No. Course Title Method of Delivery
PRH610 Christian Preaching Semester Module Online
PRH620 Expository Preaching Semester Module Online
PRH611 Biblical Preaching: Genesis Semester Module Online
PRH612 Biblical Preaching: Exodus Semester Module Online
PRH623 Biblical Preaching: 1 & 2 Samuel Semester Module Online
PRH640 Preaching Holiness
Semester Module Online
PRH651 Biblical Preaching: Matthew Semester Module Online
PRH653 Biblical Preaching: Luke Semester Module Online
PRH654 Biblical Preaching: The Gospel of John Semester Module Online
PRH660 Preaching from the Old Testament Semester Module Online
PRH673 Biblical Preaching: II Corinthians Semester Module Online
PRH790 Preaching Faith at Work Semester Module Online
PRH790 Preaching the Sermon on the Mount Semester Module Online
PRH790/890 Seminar in the Preaching Ministry Semester Module Online