IST 2131 1
IST2131
Comp. Phil. Rel: Religion & Violence Comp. Phil. Rel: Religion & Violence
Online
4 cr.
Jacob Kinnard

Adv. Req.: Comp.Phil.Rel:Violence
Crs. Dates: Jun 10–Aug 16, 2019
Credits: 4
Enrollment: 4/19
Canvas Course
Syllabus
In the last decade or so, a plethora of articles and books have been written on the topic of “violence and religion” and “religious violence” (they may or may not be the same thing). Although not all of these works have been explicitly comparative, they all, by virtue of their employment of the very terminology, partake of the discourse of comparative religion, whether they do so explicitly or not. Is there, then, a common theoretical move that links these seemingly naturally conjoined terms, religion and violence? In talking about “religion and violence” or “religious violence,” what do we gain? what do we lose? Given that the academy has, across the board, grown increasingly suspicious of talk of such universal categories as mysticism, myth, theology and, especially, religion, have we perhaps let “religious violence” fly under our theoretical radars? This course attempts to address these issues, and attempts to come to some common understanding of what religion violence is and what causes it.
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IST 3060 1
IST3060
Theol. & Rise Histor. Consciousness Theol. & Rise Histor. Consciousness
Online
4 cr.
Ted Vial

Adv. Req.: Theol.&Rise/Hist.Consc.
Crs. Dates: Jun 10–Aug 16, 2019
Credits: 4
Enrollment: 5/19
Canvas Course
Syllabus
The world we live in is to a great extent a creation of the Enlightenment. The Enlightenment challenged most of the assumptions of the centuries during which Christianity developed (how do we know things? How should we be governed? What are humans like? Is the Bible an authoritative text? Why? What does it mean if it was written by particular people in particular historical contexts?) Basic categories we use like race and gender did not exist before the Enlightenment. "Theology and the Rise of the Historical Consciousness" examines these challenges and theological responses that create what most of us are born assuming about how the world works..
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IST 3101 1
IST3101
Holy Spirit: History & Traditions Holy Spirit: History & Traditions
Online
4 cr.
Albert Hernandez

Adv. Req.: Holy Spirit: Hist.&Trad.
Crs. Dates: Jun 10–Aug 16, 2019
Credits: 4
Enrollment: 12/19
Canvas Course
Syllabus
This course focuses on the history of pneumatology and traditions of Pentecost from the early middle ages to the 1700s. What have Christian believed and written about the Holy Spirit through the centuries? Why does Pentecost show up in such different ways across the pages of Christian theology and literature? The midst of the European Enlightenment, why did John Wesley hold such special reverence for the role of experience in Christian thought and education? Why has the Pentecostal legacy functioned simultaneously as a subversive trope for critiquing dominant church paradigms while also sparking creative, re-interpretations of Christian tradition among so many reformers? These are just a few of the questions explored in this class as we discuss historical and theological works by contemporary scholars in pneumatology and church history.

IST 3126 1
SJESEM
Liberation Theologies Liberation Theologies
Online
4 cr.
Miguel De La Torre

Adv. Req.: Soc Just & Eth Seminars
Crs. Dates: Jun 10–Aug 16, 2019
Credits: 4
Enrollment: 9/19
Canvas Course
Syllabus
This course examines the emergence and development of the different manifestations of Liberation Theologies and global social protest. Special attention is given to texts and traditions from different ethnic and racial communities, both domestically and international; treating them as living changing heritages, in order to propose critical options which foster emancipatory practices in the contemporary struggle for justice. The course will concentrate on Liberation theologies, ethics, and hermeneutics.
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IST 4004 1
CPE
Clinical Pastoral Education Clinical Pastoral Education
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8 cr.
Jason Whitehead

Adv. Req.: Clin Pastoral Educ
Crs. Dates: Jun 10–Aug 16, 2019
Credits: 8
Prereqs: V & O
Consul & Form
Ident,Pow,Difer
CPE is the required form of internship for MAPSC students and an additional experience available to MDiv students under supervision and directed by the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education. Students making this course a part of their Internship requirement must submit a petition to the director of Professional Formation before enrolling. 8 hours, Pass/Fail

IST 4998 1
ELECTIVE
Advanced Community Praxis Advanced Community Praxis
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4 cr.
Kristina Lizardy-Hajbi

Adv. Req.: Elective Course
Crs. Dates: Jun 10–Aug 16, 2019
Credits: 4
Enrollment: 1/1
Canvas Course
Syllabus
As a supplement to the PPSF Curriculum it normally follows the successful completion of Internship or CPE.
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IST 2186 1
SJEPRAX
SJE Prax: Spiritual Foundations for Social Justice SJE Prax: Spiritual Foundations for Social Justice
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2 cr.
Boyung Lee

Adv. Req.: Soc Just & Eth Praxis
Meet. Dates: Mon, Aug 12, 12:30–04:00PM
Tue, Aug 13, 12:30–04:00PM
Wed, Aug 14, 12:30–04:00PM
Thu, Aug 15, 12:30–04:00PM
Fri, Aug 16, 12:30–04:00PM
Credits: 2
Enrollment: 5/25
Canvas Course
Syllabus
Description coming. . .
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