IST 1021 1
INTERDIS
Theological Education in the Digital Age Theological Education in the Digital Age
Hybrid (GD: 10/7–9, 10/11 8AM–Noon)
Hybrid
4 cr.
Doehring;
George

Adv. Req.: Interdisciplinary Seminar
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Mon, Oct 07, 08:00AM–Noon
Tue, Oct 08, 08:00AM–Noon
Wed, Oct 09, 08:00AM–Noon
Fri, Oct 11, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 4
Room: Iliff Hall 201
Online & Oct. 7,8,9, 11 -- Undertaking theological education in the 21st century is an opportunity rich with possibilities. Learning via digital platforms offers the opportunity to experience and understand in new ways what it means to think and reflect theologically on a host of issues, including religions in the world, the study of Bible, pastoral care, Christian history, social justice, and preaching. It also requires consideration of what it means to be in community and act with integrity in the digital age. These are some of the issues we will consider this term as we seek to enter into the adventure of theological education.
Find out more about Carrie Doehring.

IST 1023 1
INTERDIS
Food,Faith, & the Land Food,Faith, & the Land
Hybrid (GD: 10/7–9, 10/11 8AM–Noon)
Hybrid
4 cr.
Turpin;
Erickson

Adv. Req.: Interdisciplinary Seminar
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Mon, Oct 07, 08:00AM–Noon
Tue, Oct 08, 08:00AM–Noon
Wed, Oct 09, 08:00AM–Noon
Fri, Oct 11, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 4
Room: Iliff Hall 202
Online & Oct. 7,8,9, 11 -- In a time where the disordered relationships between humans and their habitat are causing dire and perhaps irreversible changes to climatic patterns, to the biodiversity of the planet, to watersheds and air quality, and to the life and health of forests and oceans, faithful voices are needed to challenge the status quo of treating the earth as an inexhaustible storehouse and to imagine new ways of living upon the earth. This seminar introduces students to a variety of theologians, ethicists, biblical scholars, and other religious communities who are wrestling with deep and abiding questions about human relationships to their sources of food, to their nonhuman creaturely companions, and to the very land which sustains them. Beyond these voices, we will be asking what it means to nurture our own creative power to draw upon ancient wisdoms to cultivate more healing and sustainable narratives, relationships, and communal practices of daily life within our environment. Because this is a first year interdisciplinary seminar, in the midst of this engaging and serious work, we will also be attending to the academic skills necessary to thrive in graduate school, including digital library research skills, writing skills, and understanding the breadth of disciplinary approaches to theological education.
Find out more about Katherine Turpin.

IST 2095 1
IST2095
Spiritual Foundations Fundraising Spiritual Foundations Fundraising
Hybrid (GD: 10/7 1–5PM; 10/8 8AM–Noon)
Hybrid
2 cr.
Tom Barlow

Adv. Req.: Spirit.Found/Fundraising
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Mon, Oct 07, 01:00–05:00PM
Tue, Oct 08, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 2
Room: Bartlett Lounge
Online & 10/7 1-5, 10/8 8-12 -- This praxis course will help future congregational and non-profit leaders learn fundraising methodologies grounded in the theology of Christian Stewardship and general principles of Philanthropy. Core themes are rooted in developing a spiritual and philanthropic cultural mindset of abundance that frees the individual and community from "scarcity mindedness," which is the fear of "never having enough." This approach regards fundraising and stewardship as a form of ministry that is deeply rooted in the Gospel and thus an aspect of pastoral care and leadership. Persons from other religious traditions will find a theological basis within their core belief system to undergird their fundraising praxis.

IST 2005 1
SEEAA
Ethical Analysis and Advocacy Ethical Analysis and Advocacy
Hybrid (GD: 10/8 1–5PM; 10/9 8AM–Noon)
Hybrid
4 cr.
Miguel De La Torre

Adv. Req.: Eth. Analysis & Advocacy
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Tue, Oct 08, 01:00–05:00PM
Wed, Oct 09, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 4
Room: Bartlett Lounge
Online & 10/8 1-5, 10/9 8-12 -- Introduction to ethical reflection about contemporary moral issues in an ecumenical and global context drawing on ethical and sociological theory and analysis and on theological and psychological perspectives.
Find out more about Miguel De La Torre.

IST 2022 1
IST2022
Worship in Multicultural Contexts Worship in Multicultural Contexts
Hybrid (GD: 10/8 1–5PM; 10/9 8AM–Noon)
Hybrid
4 cr.
Eunjoo Kim

Adv. Req.: Worship in Mult.Contexts
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Tue, Oct 08, 01:00–05:00PM
Wed, Oct 09, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 4
Room: Iliff Hall 301
Online & 10/8 1-5, 10/9 8-12 -- We are living in a globalized multicultural world, in which individuals and communities struggle to realize their identities, values and meanings of the life, and aspirations of the Christian faith. Christian worship is challenged to guide the community of faith by discerning the will of God through theological reflection in multicultural contexts. Among many factors of cultural diversity, this course focuses on race and ethnicity as the major factors of liturgical formation and expression. Upon realizing the significant challenge of racial and cultural diversity, this course aims to search for new liturgical concepts and models for Christian worship, culturally sensitive and spiritually vital, through the theological understanding of the relationship between liturgy and culture and innovative research on a variety of multicultural approaches to Christian worship.
Find out more about Eunjoo Kim.

IST 3110 1
IST3110
Asceticism & Monasticism Asceticism & Monasticism
Hybrid (GD: 10/8 1–5PM; 10/9 8AM–Noon)
Hybrid
4 cr.
Jacob Kinnard

Adv. Req.: Asceticism & Monasticism
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Tue, Oct 08, 01:00–05:00PM
Wed, Oct 09, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 4
Room: Bacon 218
Online & 10/8 1-5, 10/9 8-12 -- Two seemingly universal elements in the world’s religious traditions are the interrelated phenomena of asceticism and monasticism. This course explores a variety of ascetic and monastic contexts from a comparative perspective.
Find out more about Jacob Kinnard.

IST 1050 1
ELECTIVE
Journey Beginnings Journey Beginnings
Hybrid (GD: 10/10 9AM–4PM; 10/6 12:30–6:30PM)
Hybrid
2 cr.
Vince Tango

Adv. Req.: Elective Course
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Sun, Oct 06, 12:30–06:30PM
Thu, Oct 10, 09:00AM–04:00PM
Credits: 2
This course offers an introduction to the Journey MDiv program and to a broader understanding of the Iliff curriculum and faculty. It introduces students to the critical questions, disciplinary perspectives, and skills needed for theological education. This course encourages student’s self-reflection to develop a sense of identity and place within Iliff and within the cohort learning community model. The course is hybrid and the residential requirement occurs during journey week for new Journey students.

IST 3079 1
IST3079
Health, Healing, Death & Dying: Technol. of Inspiration & Expiration Health, Healing, Death & Dying: Technol. of Inspiration ...
Hybrid (GD: 10/10 8AM–Noon; 10/9 1–5PM)
Hybrid
4 cr.
Jennifer Leath

Adv. Req.: Health,Healing,Death,Dyin
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Wed, Oct 09, 01:00–05:00PM
Thu, Oct 10, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 4
Room: Iliff Hall 301
Online & 10/9 1-5, 10/10 8-12 -- Through this course, students will encounter a variety of perspectives on the nature, morality, justices, and injustices of health, healing, death and dying.
Find out more about Jennifer Leath.

IST 3111 1
IST3111
Spanish Mystics & Reformers Spanish Mystics & Reformers
Hybrid (GD: 10/10 8AM–Noon; 10/9 1–5PM)
Hybrid
4 cr.
Albert Hernandez

Adv. Req.: Spanish Mystics & Reform
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Wed, Oct 09, 01:00–05:00PM
Thu, Oct 10, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 4
Room: Duncan Board Room
Online & 10/9 1-5, 10/10 8-12 -- Early modern Spain witnessed the emergence of Catholic and Protestant individuals whose timeless works and popular appeal in subsequent centuries rested largely upon the practice of "contemplation in action." This course examines the works of such mystics and reformers as Teresa of Ávila, John of the Cross, Ignatius of Loyola, Juan de Valdés, Constantino Ponce de la Fuente and others. It also explores the influence of Islam and Judaism on these sixteenth century religious movements, as well as modern Spain's subsequent rejection of this pluralistic legacy as it sought to define its new national identity.

IST 4000 2
INTRN1
Internship Seminar Internship Seminar
Hybrid (GD: 10/10 8AM–Noon; 10/9 1–5PM)
Hybrid
4 cr.
Samantha Joo

Adv. Req.: Internship phase 1
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Wed, Oct 09, 01:00–05:00PM
Thu, Oct 10, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 4
Room: Iliff Hall 204
Prereqs: Identity, Power, Vocation, and Community
Internship Agreement requirement met
Interdisciplinary Seminar
Vocation and Orientation completed
Identity, Power and Difference completed
Completed 24 hours of coursework
Online & 10/9 1-5, 10/10 8-12 -- The purpose of this course is to further professional formation through critical reflection on and consultation about your internship experience with peers and faculty within the seminar setting and course assignments. As a requirement of the MDiv and MASJE degrees, students complete a 420-hour Internship and concurrent 30-week Internship Seminar during the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters of one academic year. All three quarters must be completed in sequence within a single academic year. Internship Seminars are offered in residential and hybrid-online formats, and meet weekly for 2.5 hours or its equivalency for three consecutive quarters. 4 credits/quarter totaling 12 credits. IST 4000 offered in fall, IST 4001 offered in winter, IST 4002 offered in spring.

IST 4000 3
INTRN1
Internship Seminar Internship Seminar
Hybrid (GD: 10/10 8AM–Noon; 10/9 1–5PM)
Hybrid
4 cr.
Nikki Allen

Adv. Req.: Internship phase 1
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Wed, Oct 09, 01:00–05:00PM
Thu, Oct 10, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 4
Room: Skaggs Hall 106
Prereqs: Identity, Power, Vocation, and Community
Internship Agreement requirement met
Interdisciplinary Seminar
Vocation and Orientation completed
Identity, Power and Difference completed
Completed 24 hours of coursework
Online & 10/9 1-5, 10/10 8-12 -- The purpose of this course is to further professional formation through critical reflection on and consultation about your internship experience with peers and faculty within the seminar setting and course assignments. As a requirement of the MDiv and MASJE degrees, students complete a 420-hour Internship and concurrent 30-week Internship Seminar during the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters of one academic year. All three quarters must be completed in sequence within a single academic year. Internship Seminars are offered in residential and hybrid-online formats, and meet weekly for 2.5 hours or its equivalency for three consecutive quarters. 4 credits/quarter totaling 12 credits. IST 4000 offered in fall, IST 4001 offered in winter, IST 4002 offered in spring.

IST 4000 4
INTRN1
Internship Seminar Internship Seminar
Hybrid (GD: 10/10 8AM–Noon; 10/9 1–5PM)
Hybrid
4 cr.
Anthony Hill

Adv. Req.: Internship phase 1
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Wed, Oct 09, 01:00–05:00PM
Thu, Oct 10, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 4
Room: Iliff Hall 202
Prereqs: Identity, Power, Vocation, and Community
Internship Agreement requirement met
Interdisciplinary Seminar
Vocation and Orientation completed
Identity, Power and Difference completed
Completed 24 hours of coursework
Online & 10/09 1-5, 10/10 8-12 -- The purpose of this course is to further professional formation through critical reflection on and consultation about your internship experience with peers and faculty within the seminar setting and course assignments. As a requirement of the MDiv and MASJE degrees, students complete a 420-hour Internship and concurrent 30-week Internship Seminar during the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters of one academic year. All three quarters must be completed in sequence within a single academic year. Internship Seminars are offered in residential and hybrid-online formats, and meet weekly for 2.5 hours or its equivalency for three consecutive quarters. 4 credits/quarter totaling 12 credits. IST 4000 offered in fall, IST 4001 offered in winter, IST 4002 offered in spring.

IST 2076 1
IST2076
Parish Leadership & Congreg. Developm Parish Leadership & Congreg. Developm
Hybrid (GD: 10/10 1–5PM; 10/11 8AM–Noon)
Hybrid
4 cr.
Kristina Lizardy-Hajbi

Adv. Req.: Parish Leadership
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Thu, Oct 10, 01:00–05:00PM
Fri, Oct 11, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 4
Room: Iliff Hall 301
Online & 10/10 1-5, 10/11 8-12 -- This course will prepare leaders planning to do ministry and/or serve as skills enhancement for those already doing ministry in the church and other religious agencies. The first half of the course will focus on leadership definitions, roles, and capacities/skills/gifts with attention to ways in which individual identities intersect with congregational systems and cultures. The second half of the course will explore the practice of leadership in the following areas: strategic visioning and planning, change management, team building and group process, equipping of lay leaders and volunteers, and general administrative operations.
Find out more about Kristina Lizardy-Hajbi.

IST 3071 1
IST3071
Introduction to Process Thought Introduction to Process Thought
Hybrid (GD: 10/10 1–5PM; 10/11 8AM–Noon)
Hybrid
4 cr.
Jason Whitehead

Adv. Req.: Intro to Process Theology
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Thu, Oct 10, 01:00–05:00PM
Fri, Oct 11, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 4
Room: Iliff Hall 204
Prereqs: Intro to Theology
Online & 10/10 1-5, 10/11 8-12 -- This course provides a broad overview of Process Theology from its early developments out of Process Philosophy to its current incarnations in theopoetics, ecological civilization, and radical interrelationality.

IST 3127 1
IST3127
Religions of Afro Atlantic Diaspora Religions of Afro Atlantic Diaspora
Hybrid (GD: 10/10 1–5PM; 10/11 8AM–Noon)
Hybrid
4 cr.
Rachel Harding

Adv. Req.: Religions/Afro-Atlan.Dias
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Thu, Oct 10, 01:00–05:00PM
Fri, Oct 11, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 4
Room: Bartlett Lounge
Online & 10/10 1-5, 10/11 8-12 -- This course examines the histories and meanings of religions created by Africans and their descendants in the Americas from the 17th century through the end of the 19th century, in the context of enslavement and resistance to slavery. The course takes an interdisciplinary approach, with a focus on historical, anthropological, philosophical and womanist perspectives. We examine Brazilian Candomblé, Cuban Santeria/Lucumí, Haitian Vodou, and African American Christianity through the lens of shared diasporic experience and Afro-Indigenous orientations to Black freedom.

IST 2024 1
ELECTIVE
United Methodist History United Methodist History
Hybrid (GD: 10/11 1–5PM; 10/12 8AM–Noon)
Hybrid
4 cr.
Cathie Kelsey

Adv. Req.: Elective Course
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Fri, Oct 11, 01:00–05:00PM
Sat, Oct 12, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 4
Room: Iliff Hall 301
Online & 10/11 1-5, 10/12 8-12 -- English Methodism to the death of John Wesley; the United Methodist tradition in North America; racial and ethnic diversity and the role of women in United Methodism. This course meets the disciplinary requirements for ordination. Offered each year.
Find out more about Cathie Kelsey.

IST 2080 1
RPPT
Practical Theology Practical Theology
Hybrid (GD: 10/11 1–5PM; 10/12 8AM–Noon)
Hybrid
4 cr.
Turpin;
Arjona Mejia

Adv. Req.: Practical Theology
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Fri, Oct 11, 01:00–05:00PM
Sat, Oct 12, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 4
Room: Bartlett Lounge
Online & 10/11 1-5, 10/12 8-12 -- This course explores models of practical theological reflection and methods of reflective professional practice as frameworks for religious leadership in the variety of contexts in which students will work. Students will be introduced to disciplined modes of embodying the integration of theory and praxis that allow them to place their coursework across the curriculum into regular conversation with their practice as religious leaders and ministry professionals in a variety of institutional and cultural contexts.
Find out more about Katherine Turpin.

IST 3107 1
IST3107
The Bible in the Digital Age The Bible in the Digital Age
Hybrid (GD: 10/11 1–5PM; 10/12 8AM–Noon)
Hybrid
4 cr.
Pam Eisenbaum

Adv. Req.: The Bible Digital Age
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Fri, Oct 11, 01:00–05:00PM
Sat, Oct 12, 08:00AM–Noon
Credits: 4
Room: Iliff Hall 201
Online & 10/11 1-5, 10/12 8-12 -- An increasing number of people are using Bible apps and their digital devices (phones, tablets, computers) rather than print Bibles to access “the Bible.” This change of practice has significant implications for how people think about the Bible, what it is, and how we use it. We explore a number of these digital opportunities and critically reflect on how they change the definition and use of the Bible.
Find out more about Pam Eisenbaum.

IST 1100 2
IPVC1
Identity,Power, & Vocation in Community Identity,Power, & Vocation in Community
Hybrid (GD: 10/12 1–3PM; 10/7–9 1:30–4:30PM)
Hybrid
2 cr.
Joshua Bartholomew

Adv. Req.: Identity,Power&Voc.inCom1
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Mon, Oct 07, 01:30–04:30PM
Tue, Oct 08, 01:30–04:30PM
Wed, Oct 09, 01:30–04:30PM
Sat, Oct 12, 01:00–03:00PM
Credits: 2
Room: Bacon 212
Online & 10/7,8,9 &12 -- The three course sequence of "Identity, Power, and Vocation in Community" (IPVC) cultivates students’ ability to engage in social and theological analysis about social structures, ideologies, and embodied practices that lead to domination or oppression. It facilitates critical thinking about social locations, power and privilege, and what effect these have on students' vocational paths. The course takes the perspective that this sort of analysis, engaged in community and supported with spiritual practices, is crucial to serving effectively in today’s complex social environment. It encourages students to deepen their commitment to dismantling privilege and oppression at individual, institutional, and societal levels.

IST 1100 3
IPVC1
Identity,Power, & Vocation in Community Identity,Power, & Vocation in Community
Hybrid (GD: 10/12 1–3PM; 10/7–9 1:30–4:30PM)
Hybrid
2 cr.
Julie Todd

Adv. Req.: Identity,Power&Voc.inCom1
Crs. Dates: Sep 09–Nov 15, 2019
Gath. Dates: Mon, Oct 07, 01:30–04:30PM
Tue, Oct 08, 01:30–04:30PM
Wed, Oct 09, 01:30–04:30PM
Sat, Oct 12, 01:00–03:00PM
Credits: 2
Room: Iliff Hall 201
Online & 10/7-9, 10/12 -- The three course sequence of "Identity, Power, and Vocation in Community" (IPVC) cultivates students’ ability to engage in social and theological analysis about social structures, ideologies, and embodied practices that lead to domination or oppression. It facilitates critical thinking about social locations, power and privilege, and what effect these have on students' vocational paths. The course takes the perspective that this sort of analysis, engaged in community and supported with spiritual practices, is crucial to serving effectively in today’s complex social environment. It encourages students to deepen their commitment to dismantling privilege and oppression at individual, institutional, and societal levels.

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