ID Title Professor
CHS 6631 AS
History of Anabaptist and Mennonite Movements - CANCELED
M: 1:00PM-4:30PM, T: 1:00PM-4:30PM, W: 1:00PM-4:30PM, Th: 1:00PM-4:30PM, F: 1:00PM-4:30PM, S: 9:00AM-3:00PM
Stoffer
History of Anabaptist and Mennonite Movements - CANCELED Download Syllabus This course will be held May 18-22 (1:00-4:30), May 23 (9:00-3:00), and June 1-5 (1:00-4:00).

Monday - 1:00PM-4:30PM, Tuesday - 1:00PM-4:30PM, Wednesday - 1:00PM-4:30PM, Thursday - 1:00PM-4:30PM, Friday - 1:00PM-4:30PM, Saturday - 9:00AM-3:00PM
Ashland
3 Credit Hours

This course traces the history of the Anabaptist movement from its varied beginnins in the 16th century to more recent developments among the major expressions of the movement: the Swiss Brethren, Mennonites, Hutterites, and Amish.

Dale R. Stoffer dstoffer@ashland.edu 419-289-5985
CHS/CLD/SPF 6668 AS
6668 AS
Biographical Studies in Leadership - CANCELED
F: 6:00PM-10:00PM, S: 8:00AM-4:00PM
Snyder
Biographical Studies in Leadership - CANCELED 6668 AS Download Syllabus This course will meet the weekends of May 22-23, June 12-13, July 10-11, and July 31-August 1.
Friday - 6:00PM-10:00PM, Saturday - 8:00AM-4:00PM
Ashland
3 Credit Hours

An examination of the lives of representative figures in the history of Christianity, specifically analyzing the essential features of their message and mission as Christian leaders in response to the challenges of their age.

Rev. Thomas A. Snyder, ThM tsnyder@ashland.edu 419-496-1397
CHS/PTS 7700 AS
History of the Brethren Church
M: 8:30AM-4:00PM, T: 8:30AM-4:00PM, W: 8:30AM-4:00PM, Th: 8:30AM-4:00PM, F: 8:30AM-12:00PM
Stoffer
History of the Brethren Church Download Syllabus The class will meet June 15-19.

Monday - 8:30AM-4:00PM, Tuesday - 8:30AM-4:00PM, Wednesday - 8:30AM-4:00PM, Thursday - 8:30AM-4:00PM, Friday - 8:30AM-12:00PM
Ashland, Shultz 103
2 Credit Hours

This course considers the historical development of the Brethren movement from its origins in Anabaptism and Pietism to the present day. Special attention is given to the Brethren Church since the 1880s.

Dale R. Stoffer dstoffer@ashland.edu 419-289-5985
CTH 7790 HY
Pilot Course: Theology of the Epistle to the Hebrews
M: 8:00AM-5:00PM, T: 8:00AM-5:00PM, W: 8:00AM-5:00PM, Th: 8:00AM-5:00PM
deSilva
Pilot Course: Theology of the Epistle to the Hebrews Download Syllabus 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.

This course meets the week of June 15-18. There will also be a hybrid component to the course.
Monday - 8:00AM-5:00PM, Tuesday - 8:00AM-5:00PM, Wednesday - 8:00AM-5:00PM, Thursday - 8:00AM-5:00PM
Ashland, Shultz 104
3 Credit Hours

This course explores the contributions of the Letter to the Hebrews to the formation of Christian theology during the first six centuries of the Common Era as well as to the ongoing theological task. Our theological explorations will be fully grounded in the exegesis of the text as the basis for critique and evaluation of theological positions both ancient and modern.

David A. deSilva, Ph.D. ddesilva@ashland.edu 941-764-6047
CTH/PTS 7704 AS
7704 AS
Doctrine of the United Methodist Church
M: 9:00AM-4:00PM, T: 9:00AM-4:00PM, W: 9:00AM-4:00PM, Th: 9:00AM-4:00PM, F: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Chilcote
Doctrine of the United Methodist Church 7704 AS Download Syllabus This course meets the week of May 18-22.
Monday - 9:00AM-4:00PM, Tuesday - 9:00AM-4:00PM, Wednesday - 9:00AM-4:00PM, Thursday - 9:00AM-4:00PM, Friday - 9:00AM-4:00PM
Ashland, Shultz 101
2 Credit Hours

This course surveys doctrine within the United Methodist heritage, beginning with the Wesleys to the present, with attention to the major doctrinal concerns that have characterized Methodism historically. Approximately half of the course is devoted to foundational aspects of Wesleyan theology. (Fulfills the United Methodist Doctrine requirement stated in the UM Discipline [2012], Par. 324.4).

Paul W. Chilcote, PhD pchilcot@ashland.edu 419-289-5771
NTS 6617 HY
Hebrews
M: 8:00AM-5:00PM, T: 8:00AM-5:00PM, W: 8:00AM-5:00PM, Th: 8:00AM-5:00PM
deSilva
Hebrews Download Syllabus This course will meet the week of June 15-18. There will also be a hybrid component to this course.
Monday - 8:00AM-5:00PM, Tuesday - 8:00AM-5:00PM, Wednesday - 8:00AM-5:00PM, Thursday - 8:00AM-5:00PM
Ashland, Shultz 104
3 Credit Hours

Hebrews stands as a monument to early Christian reelection on the significance of the work of Jesus, his benefits, and the response to faith. Students will learn rhetorical analysis and cultural-anthropological analysis and apply these to a close reading of the Epistle to the Hebrews.

David A. deSilva, Ph.D. ddesilva@ashland.edu 941-764-6047
NTS 7717 HY
Exegesis of the Epistle to the Hebrews
M: 8:00AM-5:00PM, T: 8:00AM-5:00PM, W: 8:00AM-5:00PM, Th: 8:00AM-5:00PM
deSilva
Exegesis of the Epistle to the Hebrews Download Syllabus This course meets the week of June 15-18. There will also be a hybrid component to this course.
Monday - 8:00AM-5:00PM, Tuesday - 8:00AM-5:00PM, Wednesday - 8:00AM-5:00PM, Thursday - 8:00AM-5:00PM
Ashland, Shultz 104
3 Credit Hours

Selected epistles are studied upon the basis of the Greek text. The perspective of the course will be to gain a grasp of the letter as a whole, as well as its parts. Emphasis will be placed upon the basic content of the letter in relation to the Christian faith and the church.

David A. deSilva, Ph.D. ddesilva@ashland.edu 941-764-6047
SPF 5541 AS
Spiritual Formation Core (1): Spiritual Disciplines
M: 9:00AM-4:00PM, T: 9:00AM-4:00PM, W: 9:00AM-4:00PM, Th: 9:00AM-4:00PM, F: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Watson
Spiritual Formation Core (1): Spiritual Disciplines Download Syllabus This course will meet the week of June 1-5.
Monday - 9:00AM-4:00PM, Tuesday - 9:00AM-4:00PM, Wednesday - 9:00AM-4:00PM, Thursday - 9:00AM-4:00PM, Friday - 9:00AM-4:00PM
Ashland, Shultz 101
2 Credit Hours

This course introduces students to the nature and processes of spiritual formation, drawing upon the models of Dallas Willard and Robert Mulholland. It explores spiritual growth as directed by the Holy Spirit through classical disciplines, both personal and communal, of the Christian tradition. Students will have the opportunity to practice particular spiritual disciplines for growth in personal and social holiness. The course is graded pass/fail.

JoAnn Ford Watson, PhD jwatson@ashland.edu 419-207-9630
SPF 5542 AS
Spiritual Formation Core (2): Prayer
M: 9:00AM-4:00PM, T: 9:00AM-4:00PM, W: 9:00AM-4:00PM, Th: 9:00AM-4:00PM, F: 9:00AM-4:00PM
Watson
Spiritual Formation Core (2): Prayer Download Syllabus This course will meet the week of July 6-10.
Monday - 9:00AM-4:00PM, Tuesday - 9:00AM-4:00PM, Wednesday - 9:00AM-4:00PM, Thursday - 9:00AM-4:00PM, Friday - 9:00AM-4:00PM
Ashland, Shultz 101
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. This course is graded pass/fail.

JoAnn Ford Watson, PhD jwatson@ashland.edu 419-207-9630