ID Title Professor
ETH 5530 DE
Christian Ethics
F: 6:00PM-9:00PM, S: 8:00AM-4:00PM
Bevere
Christian Ethics Download Syllabus WEEKENDS: Jan 22/23; Feb 19/20; Mar 18/19
Friday - 6:00PM-9:00PM, Saturday - 8:00AM-4:00PM
Detroit
3 Credit Hours

This course assists students to reflect on moral issues through the perspective of Christian faith and discipleship, by developing responses and practices of justice that bear witness to the full scope of the kingdom of God when applied to a variety of ethical concerns.

Allan Bevere abevere@ashland.edu
NTS 5511 DE
Introduction to the New Testament
Th: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Smith
Introduction to the New Testament Download Syllabus Thursday - 6:00PM-9:00PM
Detroit
3 Credit Hours

This course introduces students to the critical study and interpretation of the New Testament. The course focuses student on hearing the New Testament writings as pastoral responses shaped by and addressing first-century socio-historical settings. It includes exploration of their theological and narrative content, exposure to diverse interpretive approaches, and examination of literary, historical and cultural issues relevant to their interpretation.

Mitzi J. Smith, PhD msmith19@ashland.edu 248-559-1400
NTS 6625/7725 DE
Luke-Acts/Exegesis - CANCELED
T: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Smith
Luke-Acts/Exegesis - CANCELED Download Syllabus Tuesday - 6:00PM-9:00PM
Detroit
3 Credit Hours

This course will focus on Luke's two volume work, the Gospel of Luke and its sequel, The Acts of the Apostles. Attention will be given to literary and historical background of the two works as well as external, historical and internal literary evidence that supports the linking of the two books. This course will also engage the narrative, thematic, and theological content of each book. This course will focus on Luke's two volume work, the Gospel of Luke and its sequel, The Acts of the Apostles. The course is built around the exegesis of the Greek text and involves the grammatical, historical and linguistic tools of exegetical procedure. Special attention is given to the translation of selected passages related to twentieth century idiom.

Mitzi J. Smith, PhD msmith19@ashland.edu 248-559-1400
PCC 5530 DE
Pastoral Counseling & Care
T: 6:00PM-9:00PM
James
Pastoral Counseling & Care Download Syllabus Tuesday - 6:00PM-9:00PM
Detroit
3 Credit Hours

This course is designed to introduce students to the historic practices of pastoral care and counseling as set forth both in scripture and in church history. Pastoral care will be viewed as involving interactions with individuals and groups of people needing pastoral care; equipping the people of Christ to care for one another; and helping the local church embrace its responsibility to the surrounding community and the wider world. This course will also explore preliminary intervention in pastoral counseling, helping students to practice basic counseling skills and mobilize lay people in the local church to engage in a broad range of care giving ministries. (Ministry Cohort Course)

Katherine James kjames@ashland.edu
SPF 5542 DE
Spiritual Formation Core (2): Prayer
M: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Karidis
Spiritual Formation Core (2): Prayer Download Syllabus Monday - 6:00PM-9:00PM
Detroit
2 Credit Hours

This course introduces students to the varieties of prayer in the Christian tradition. It focuses on the role of prayer in the formation of believers in the image of Christ for the sake of the church and the world. Students will practice a variety of individual and corporate prayer forms for personal and ministry formation. Students have the option of taking this course for a grade or as pass/fail. Students must make this determination at the beginning of the course and may not change after the course has begun.

Lynn Karidis lkaridis@ashland.edu
SPF/CLD 7790 DE
CHS/CTH 7790
Pilot Course: Spirituality & Christian Leadership
F: 6:00PM-9:00PM, S: 6:00PM-9:00PM
Beachy
Pilot Course: Spirituality & Christian Leadership CHS/CTH 7790 Download Syllabus This course meets the weekends of Jan. 22-23, Feb. 19-20 and March 18-19.

This course is cross-listed between SPF, CLD, CHS and CTH. Please choose the correct number to apply to specific degree program requirements.

Friday - 6:00PM-9:00PM, Saturday - 6:00PM-9:00PM
Detroit
3 Credit Hours

Uncatalogued courses are offered occasionally to enrich the offerings of the major and to tap the resources of department faculty and visiting scholars. Specific course titles and descriptions are available when the course is scheduled.

William Beachy