LTS Online Academic Schedule – 2013-2014

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NOTE: updated January 7, 2014

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JUNE 2013

IS542 Reading the Deuteronomistic History in the Church Today 0.5 Hull 6/2-6/14
LC520 Pastoral Care Modalities 0.5 Van Denend 6/16-6/28
LM520 Pastoral Leadership Concepts 0.5 Blodgett 6/2-6/14
LW576 Worship Space 0.5 Allen 6/16-6/28
IF 573  Introduction to the Theology of Paul Tillich 0.5  Rodkey 6/16-6/28

ON SITE:  INTENSIVES   June 21-30, 2013

IS 560 Exegesis For the Church 2 Sumney
LW 554 Sermon Preparation 2 Allen
IF 556 Who Do We Say That I Am:  Christology 2 Askew
IF 558 God Save Us:  Soteriology
LM 561 Administration & Property as a Place and Process of Service 2 Blodgett
LM 562 When Conflict Comes Calling
IP 550 Early and Medieval Western Church 2 Breeding
IP 551 From Reform to Individualistic Freedom
LC550 Creating a Congregational Culture of Care (Family Systems) 2 Van Denend
LC552 Diagnosis and Referral: The Lost Art of Listening
LC554 The Art of Visitation
IF671 Gods and Monsters 2 Askew
IB 671 new 600-level IB elective 2 Bowie
LM678 Congregational Systems 2 Alexander
DM 812 Interpreting Contemporary Cultural Contexts 2 TBA
DM 813 Interpreting Contemporary Congregational Contexts 2 Blodgett

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JULY 2013

IS520 The Origin, Inspiration and Authority of the Church’s Scripture 0.5 Sumney 7/1-7/13
IS553 Preparing to Help the Church Read the NT Today 0.5 Sumney 7/15-7/27
IB552 God and Science: Introduction to Issues in Biomedical Ethics 1 Bowie 7/1-7/27
IS581 Reading the Hebrew Bible in the Broader Religious and Civic Community 1 Lowery 7/1-7/27
LC578 Issues of Care in the Black Church 0.5 Thomas 7/1-7/13
IB571 Social Ethics, Church Leadership and the Occupy Movement 0.5 Newton 7/15-7/27
LF572 Teaching the Bible 0.5 Bishoff 7/15-7/27
LM572 Hosting a New Kind of Conversation: Congregational Planning That Makes a Difference 1 Blodgett 7/1-7/27
IF572 Special Topics in Theological Anthropology: Disabilities 1 Askew 7/1-7/27

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AUGUST 2013

IB553 Social Ethics 1 Newton 8/5-8/31
IF575 H. Richard Niebuhr’s Christ and Culture 0.5 Slettom 8/17-8/31
IF553 Made in the Image of God: Theological Anthropology 1 Askew 8/5-8/31
IS575 The Book of Amos 0.5 Hull 8/19-8/31
IS540 Reading the Torah in the Church Today 1 Glass 8/5-8/31
LC520 Pastoral Care Modalities 0.5 Van Denend 8/5-8/17
LF577 Special Topics in Youth Ministry: Baptism and Confirmation 0.5 Rodkey 8/5-8/17
LW550 Introduction to Worship 0.5 Allen 8/19-8/31
LW551 Liturgical Time 0.5 Allen 8/5-8/17
LW577 Practice Preaching 0.5 Allen 8/5-8/31
SIS570 The Three R’s of Seminary: Reading, Writing & Research 1 Murray & Weis 8/5-8/31

August-October – Covenant Group 
CO501 Covenant Group (August-October) 0.5 Weis
CO601 Covenant Group (August-October) 0.5 Askew

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SEPTEMBER 2013

IB577 Consumed: Ethical Transactions in Consumer Culture 0.5 Newton 9/16-9/28
IF552 Theology of Sermons 0.5 Allen & Askew 9/16-9/28
IF554 The Nature of God: Theology 1 Askew 9/2-9/28
IS520 The Origin, Inspiration and Authority of the Church’s Scripture 0.5 Sumney 9/2-9/14
IS541 Reading the Prophets in the Church Today 1 Lowery 9/2-9/28
LM520 Pastoral Leadership Concepts 0.5 Blodgett 9/16-9/28
LM560 Resources for Mission: Stewardship as Vision and Practice 1 Barkhauer 9/2-9/28
LW553 New Birth to Dying in Christ: Baptism, Table, Wedding, Funeral 1 Allen 9/2-9/28
LW576 Worship Space 0.5 Allen 9/2-9/14
SIS571 The Two P’s of Seminary: Prayer and Praxis 1 Blodgett 9/2-9/28
September-October
LC671 Short-Term Pastoral Counseling 2 Hays 9/2-10/26

September – November – Covenant Group 
CO601 Covenant Group (Sept.- Nov.) 0.5 Sumney
CO501 Covenant Group (Sept.- Nov.) 0.5 Sumney

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OCTOBER 2013

IB551 Ethical Forms 1 Bowie 9/30-10/26
IF550 Theology and Theological Language 1 Askew 9/30-10/26
IF555 “One Bread, One Body”: Theology of the Church 1 Slettom 9/30-10/26
IS554 The Gospels as Resources for the Church 1 Sumney 9/30-10/26
IS574 Paul and Women 0.5 Sumney 9/30-10/12
LC520 Pastoral Care Modalities 0.5 Van Denend 9/30-10/12
LF579 Faith Formation in Adolescent Women 0.5 Bischoff 10/14-10/26
LC554 The Art of Visitation 0.5 Van Denend 10/14-10/26
LW572 Preaching and Leading Worship in the Black Church 1 Lee 9/30-10/26
IS673 Sex and Work in the Hebrew Bible 2 Lowery 9/30-11/23

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NOVEMBER 2013

IB552 God and Science: Introduction to Issues in Biomedical Ethics 1 Bowie 10/28-11/23
IF557 Theology and Pastoral Care: Discussing Suffering and Hope 1 Shin 10/28-11/23
IP570 Disciples History and Polity I 1 Breeding 10/28-11/23
IS556 Pauline Letters as Resources for the Church 1 Sumney 10/28-11/23
LC550 Creating a Congregational Culture of Care 1 Hays 10/28-11/23
LC572 Crisis response in Caring Relationships 1 Park 10/28-11/9
LM582 Leadership in Small Churches 1 Blodgett 10/28-11/23
SIS570 The Three R’s of Seminary: Reading, Writing & Research 1 Murray & Weis 10/28-11/23

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DECEMBER 2013

IF552 Theology of Sermons 0.5 Allen & Askew 12/2-12/14
IS520 The Origin, Inspiration and Authority of the Church’s Scripture 0.5 Sumney 12/2-12/14
IS553 Preparing to Help the Church Read the NT Today 0.5 Sumney 12/2-12/14
LC552 Diagnosis and Referral 0.5 Hays 12/2-12/14
LM520 Pastoral Leadership Concepts 0.5 Blodgett 12/2-12/14
LW550 Introduction to Worship 0.5 Allen 12/2-12/14
LW552 Congregational Song 0.5 Allen 12/2-12/14

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JANUARY 2014

IF574 Dietrich Bonhoeffer 1 Rodkey 1/6-2/1
IP574 The Church’s Engagement with Social Issues in the 19th-20th Centuries 0.5 Artman 1/6-1/18
IS542 Reading the Deuteronomistic History in the Church Today 0.5 Hull 1/20-2/1
LC520 Pastoral Care Modalities 0.5 Van Denend 1/6-1/18
January-February
DM 811 Introduction to Doctoral Research and Writing 2 Weis 1/6-3/1

ON SITE:  INTENSIVES   January 10-19, 2014 ↓
IS 560 Exegesis For the Church 2 Sumney
LW 554 Sermon Preparation 2 Allen
IF 556 Who Do We Say That I Am:  Christology 2 Askew
IF 558 God Save Us:  Soteriology
LM 561 Administration & Property as a Place and Process of Service 2 Blodgett
LM 562 When Conflict Comes Calling
IP 550 Early and Medieval Western Church 2 Breeding
IP 551 From Reform to Individualistic Freedom
LF550 Biblical and Vocational Foundations of the Teaching Ministry 2 Bischoff
LF551 Congregation as Context
LF552 Cultural Shifts Impacting Teaching of Faith
LF553 Stages of Faith
LW670 Exegetical Skill-Building for Preaching 2 Allen
IS675 Pauline Sites in Greece & Turkey 2 Sumney
IP671 Topics in the History of Christian Spirituality 2 Paulsell

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 FEBRUARY 2014

IB572 Economic Ethics in Unsettled Times 0.5 Newton 2/17-3/1
IF550 Theology and Theological Language 1 Askew 2/3-3/1
IF553 Made in the Image of God: Theological Anthropology 1 Askew 2/3-3/1
IS520 The Origin, Inspiration and Authority of the Church’s Scripture 0.5 Sumney 2/3-2/15
IS554 The Gospels as Resources for the Church 1 Sumney 2/3-3/1
IS583 Reading the Bible in Lent 1 Sumney 2/3-3/1
LF550 Biblical and Vocational Foundations of the Teaching Ministry 0.5 Bischoff 2/3-2/15
LW551 Liturgical Time 0.5 Allen 2/3-2/15
LW576 Worship Space 0.5 Allen 2/17-3/1
LW577 Practice Preaching 0.5 Allen 2/3-3/1
SIS571 The Two P’s of Seminary: Prayer and Praxis 1 Weis 2/3-3/1
February – April – Covenant Group
CO701 Covenant Group (Febr. – April) 0.5 Breeding
CO501 Covenant Group (Febr. – April) 0.5 Van Denend

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 MARCH 2014

IF557 Theology and Pastoral Care: Discussing Suffering and Hope 1 Shin 3/3-3/29
IS520 The Origin, Inspiration and Authority of the Church’s Scripture 0.5 Sumney 3/17-3/29
IS556 Pauline Letters as Resources for the Church 1 Sumney 3/3-3/29
IS576 Reading the Bible in the Black Church 0.5 Glass 3/3-3/15
LC577 The Healing Power of Anger 1 Park 3/3-3/29
LF551 Congregation as Context 0.5 Bischoff 3/3-3/15
LM520 Pastoral Leadership Concepts 0.5 Blodgett 3/3-3/15
LM560 Resources for Mission: Stewardship as Vision and Practice 1 Barkhauer 3/3-3/29
LW550 Introduction to Worship 0.5 Allen 3/3-3/15
LW577 Practice Preaching 0.5 Allen 3/3-3/29
March-April
LM671 Character and Leadership 2 Blodgett 3/3-5/3
March – May – Covenant Group
CO601 Covenant Group (March – May) 0.5 Allen
CO501 Covenant Group (March – May) 0.5 Blodgett

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 APRIL 2014

IB553 Social Ethics 1 Newton 3/31-5/3
IF555 “One Bread, One Body”: Theology of the Church 1 Slettom 3/31-5/3
IS540 Reading the Torah in the Church Today 1 Glass 3/31-5/3
LC520 Pastoral Care Modalities 0.5 Van Denend 3/31-4/12
LM520 Pastoral Leadership Concepts 0.5 Blodgett 4/21-5/3
LM563 Evangelism and Outreach 1 Barkhauer 3/31-5/3
LW550 Introduction to Worship 0.5 Allen 3/31-4/12
LW552 Congregational Song 0.5 Allen 4/21-5/3
SIS570 The Three R’s of Seminary: Reading, Writing & Research 1 Murray & Weis 3/31-5/3
LM580 Leadership in the Black Church Tradition 1 Gillett 3/31-5/3

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MAY 2014

IB551 Ethical Forms 1 Bowie 5/5-5/31
IF552 Theology of Sermons 0.5 Allen & Askew 5/5-5/17
IF554 The Nature of God: Theology 1 Askew 5/5-5/31
IP570 Disciples History & Polity I 1 Breeding 5/5-5/31
IS541 Reading the Prophets in the Church Today 1 Lowery 5/5-5/31
LC550 Creating a Congregational Culture of Care 1 Hays 5/5-5/31
LF552 Cultural Shifts Impacting Teaching of Faith 0.5 Bischoff 5/5-5/17
LF553 Stages of Faith 0.5 Bischoff 5/19-5/31
LW550 Introduction to Worship 0.5 Allen 5/19-5/31
LW553 New Birth to Dying in Christ: Baptism, Table, Wedding, Funeral 1 Allen 5/5-5/31
LW573 Biblical Preaching 1 Jimenez 5/5-5/31

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 JUNE 2014

IS542 Reading the Deuteronomistic History in the Church Today 0.5 Hull 6/2-6/14
LC520 Pastoral Care Modalities 0.5 Van Denend 6/16-6/28
LM520 Pastoral Leadership Concepts 0.5 Blodgett 6/2-6/14
LW576 Worship Space 0.5 Allen 6/16-6/28

ON SITE:  INTENSIVES   June 20-29, 2014  ↓
IS 560 Exegesis For the Church 2 Sumney
LW 554 Sermon Preparation 2 Allen
IF 556 Who Do We Say That I Am:  Christology 2 Askew
IF 558 God Save Us:  Soteriology
LM 561 Administration & Property as a Place and Process of Service 2 Blodgett
LM 562 When Conflict Comes Calling
IP 550 Early and Medieval Western Church 2 Breeding
IP 551 From Reform to Individualistic Freedom
LC550 Creating a Congregational Culture of Care (Family Systems) 2 Van Denend
LC552 Diagnosis and Referral: The Lost Art of Listening
LC554 The Art of Visitation
IF671 Gods and Monsters 2 Askew
IB 671 new 600-level IB elective 2 Bowie
LM678 Congregational Systems 2 Alexander
DM 812 Interpreting Contemporary Cultural Contexts 2 TBA
DM 813 Interpreting Contemporary Congregational Contexts 2 Blodgett

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 JULY 2014

IB552 God and Science: Introduction to Issues in Biomedical Ethics 1 Bowie 7/7-8/2
IF/IP 582 Augustine 1 Shin 7/7-8/2
IP579 Women in the Church 0.5 Artman 7/21-8/2
IS5## new 500-level IS elective (OT) 0.5 TBA 7/7-7/19
IS520 The Origin, Inspiration and Authority of the Church’s Scripture 0.5 Sumney 7/7-7/19
IS553 Preparing to Help the Church Read the NT Today 0.5 Sumney 7/21-8/2
LF5## new 500-level LF elective 0.5 TBA 7/7-7/19
LM575 Discerning Gifts for the Church and the World 1 Trumbauer 7/7-8/2

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♦ NOTE: UPDATED: January 7, 2014