IST 2017 1
IST2017
Teaching & Learning in Comm. Faith Teaching & Learning in Comm. Faith
M 01:00–04:30PM
4 cr.
Katherine Turpin

Adv. Req.: Teach. & Learn./Comm.Fth
Crs. Dates: Mar 25–May 31, 2019
Meetings: Mon, 01:00–04:30PM
Credits: 4
Room: Iliff Hall 201
An exploration of the foundational issues in religious education with specific attention to theories and practices of teaching and learning. Teaching practicum experience is included in the course to facilitate the advancement of teaching skills.
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IST 2143 1
SJEPRAX
SJE Prx: Arts & Social Activism SJE Prx: Arts & Social Activism
T 01:00–02:50PM
2 cr.
Miguel De La Torre

Adv. Req.: SJE Praxis
Crs. Dates: Mar 25–May 31, 2019
Meetings: Tue, 01:00–02:50PM
Credits: 2
Room: Iliff Hall 301
The academy has taught us to focus on the rational and emphasize the intellect. A clear dichotomy is created between reason and the spiritual. To participate in the latter somehow makes the scholar less rigorous, sacrificing academic rigor. Rebelling against this norm has led me to move beyond discussions regarding religion’s aesthetics. This course will examine – through a hands-on methodology - how the arts contribute to the formation of liberative praxis.
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IST 3053 1
IST3053
Religion and Film Religion and Film
T 01:00–04:30PM
4 cr.
Jeffrey Mahan

Adv. Req.: Religion & Film
Crs. Dates: Mar 25–May 31, 2019
Meetings: Tue, 01:00–04:30PM
Credits: 4
Room: Bartlett Lounge
Explores the interactions between religion and film. Students relate reading in film criticism, aesthetic theory and theological reflection to a range of popular and art films from diverse cultures.
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IST 3167 1
TXDEPTH
The Bible & Contemporary Issues The Bible & Contemporary Issues
R 01:00–04:30PM
4 cr.
Mark George

Adv. Req.: Sacred Texts Depth
Crs. Dates: Mar 25–May 31, 2019
Meetings: Thu, 01:00–04:30PM
Credits: 4
Room: Duncan Board Room
Using current events and issues as a starting point, various approaches for reading the Bible are studied to see how they help interpret the Bible in light of those issues. This course helps students learn more about exegesis and become more comfortable interpreting the Bible with scholarly tools along with understanding how these tools provide a means of addressing current issues with the Bible as a theological resource.
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IST 2178 1
IST2178
Healing & The Holy Spirit Healing & The Holy Spirit
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2 cr.
Albert Hernandez

Adv. Req.: Healing & Divine Spirit
Crs. Dates: Mar 25–May 31, 2019
Meetings: Fri, Apr 12, 01:00–04:30PM
Sat, Apr 13, 09:00AM–04:30PM
Credits: 2
Room: Bartlett Lounge
OLINE & 4/12 1-4:30, 4/13 9-4:30 -- This course focuses on beliefs, ideas, and practices at the intersections of healing and pneumatology. What is the relationship of the Holy Spirit to historic and contemporary notions of healing? What does Christian tradition demonstrate about the care of the sick and the treatment of certain maladies in conjunction with Christian notions of balancing the needs of the body with those of the mind and the heart? Themes of health and spirituality will be examined alongside contemporary themes of wellness, wholeness, and holistic medicine. Professionally certified representatives from the fields of nursing and medicine will be featured as guest-speakers. ONLINE AND 4/12 1-4:30PM, 4/13 9-4:30PM

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