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Archaeology

  • Archaeology of the Ancient Near East/Old Testament World (Tappy, Bowden Cooper)
  • Jerusalem and Samaria: Royal Cities of Ancient Israel (Tappy)
  • The Samaria Ostraca (Tappy)
  • Tel Zayit: A Biblical Village in the Foothills of Judah (Tappy)
  • The Tell Dan Inscription and the House of David (Tappy)

Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Languages

  • Aramaic (Tuell)
  • Biblical Hebrew (Creach, Tappy, Tuell, Bowden Cooper)
  • Egyptian (Bowden Cooper)
  • New Testament Greek (Gagnon)
  • Northwest Semitic Languages (Tappy, Creach, Bowden Cooper)
  • The Tel Zayit Abecedary and the Origins of the Alphabet (Tappy)
  • Ugaritic (Tuell)

Biblical Backgrounds

  • Biblical Archaeology (Tappy, Bowden Cooper)
  • Biblical Literature of the Early Persian Period (esp. Ezekiel and the Chronicles) (Tuell)
  • Extrabiblical Texts and What They Tell Us about Biblical Israel (Tappy)
  • Hellenistic Jewish Literature (Humphrey)
  • Historical Geography of the Holy Land (Tappy)
  • History of the Ancient Near East (Tappy)
  • History of the Religions of Israel (Tappy)
  • Jerusalem and Samaria: Royal Cities of Ancient Israel (Tappy)
  • Kinship and Covenant in the Biblical World (Tappy)
  • The Tel Zayit Abecedary and the Origins of the Alphabet (Tappy)

Christian History

  • The Book of Acts (Esterline, Humphrey)
  • Christianity in America (Vacek)
  • Church Arcitecture (Davenport, D.)
  • Church History (Burgess)
  • The Early Church/Church Fathers (Burgess, Humphrey)
  • Evangelicalism in North America (Hagley)
  • Gnosticism and the Church Fathers (Humphrey)
  • Graphic Novels in American Christianity (Davenport, D.)
  • History of Christian Mission (Hagley)
  • History of the Christian Tradition (Vacek)
  • Irenaeus (Humphrey)
  • John Calvin and Civil Disobedience (Hancock)
  • History of Protestants and Mental Illness in America (Vacek)
  • Protestant/Catholic Tensions in Early America (Davenport, D.)
  • Pulpit, Politics, and Pathos: Protestant Rhetoric and the National Socialist Revolution (Hancock)
  • Twentieth-century American Protestantism (Vacek)
  • Worship in the Bible and in the History of the Church (Humphrey)

Christian Leadership

  • Adaptive and Missional Leadership (Owens)
  • Congregational Discernment (Owens)
  • Congregational Mission and Leadership (Hagley)
  • Education Theory (Jackson)
  • Karl Barth and the Practice of Biblical Interpretation (Hancock)
  • Motivating Congregations for Mission (Dawson)
  • Preaching (Davenport, D., Hancock)
  • Program Administration (Jackson)
  • Spiritual Formation (Owens)
  • Spirituality for Christian Leadership (Owens)
  • Teaching Methods (Jackson)
  • Teaching through Sacred Music (Davenport, E.)

Christian Ministry

  • Adult/Young Adult Ministry (Blier)
  • Congregational Dynamics (Jackson)
  • Death, Dying, and Grief (Fuller)
  • History of Protestants and Mental Illness in America (Vacek)
  • Older Adult Ministry (Davenport, E.)
  • Pastoral Care for Families (Fuller)
  • Sharing the Good News / Evagelism (Dawson)
  • Theologies of Disability and Suffering (Vacek)
  • Youth Ministry (Davenport, D. Davenport, E., Hagley, Blier)

The Church

  • Adaptive and Missional Leadership (Owens)
  • Church and Politics in Russia and Ukraine (Burgess)
  • Church Unity and Division: How to Think Faithfully (Burgess)
  • The Church around the World (Esterline, Dawson)
  • Ecclesiology and What It Means to “Be” Church (van Driel)
  • Global and Ecumenical Theological Education (Esterline)
  • The Missional Church and its Missional Identity (Dawson, Hagley)
  • The Persecuted Church (Dawson)
  • When Faithful People Disagree: Deliberation as a Christian Practice (Hancock)

Contemporary Churches

  • African-American Churches (Smith)
  • Churches in Africa and the African Diaspora (Smith)
  • Churches and Social and Demographic Change (Smith)
  • Conflict in Congregations (Fuller)
  • Congregational Discernment (Owens)
  • Family Systems Theory and Congregational Life (Fuller)
  • Urban Churches (Smith, Gonxhe)

Faith and Science

  • Christianity and Human Origins in the Light of Evolutionary Biology (Cole-Turner)
  • Creation in Scripture (Tuell)
  • The Relationship between Science and Theology (Tuell)
  • Transhumanism: Living as a Christian in an Age of Human Enhancement (Cole-Turner)
  • What Christians Can Learn from Science (Cole-Turner)

Global and International Issues

  • Addressing Socio-cultural Systems of Injustice (Gonxhe)
  • Christianity and African Traditional Religion (Gonxhe)
  • Christianity and U.S. Foreign Policy (Smith)
  • Church and Politics in Russia and Ukraine (Burgess)
  • The Church around the World (Esterline, Dawson)
  • Churches in Africa and the African Diaspora (Smith)
  • Global and Ecumenical Theological Education (Esterline)
  • Global Gender Justice (Gonxhe)
  • Human Trafficking (Gonxhe)
  • The Persecuted Church (Dawson)
  • Religion and Social Movements (Smith)

Mission

  • Adaptive and Missional Leadership (Owens)
  • Christian Mission (Hagley)
  • Church Planting (Hagley)
  • Congregational Mission and Leadership (Hagley)
  • Cross-cultural Theological Education (Esterline)
  • Gospel and Cultures (Dawson, Hagley)
  • Living Missionally (Dawson)
  • Short-term Mission (Dawson)
  • Unreached Peoples (Dawson)
  • World Mission (Dawson)

New Testament Themes

  • The Book of Acts (Esterline, Humphrey)
  • The Book of Revelation and Apocalyptic Literature (Humphrey)
  • First Corinthians (Esterline)
  • The Gospel of Luke (Esterline)
  • The Gospels and the Life of Jesus (Humphrey)
  • Jesus in John’s Gospel (Gagnon)
  • The New Testament Letters (esp. Paul’s Letters) (Gagnon)
  • The Provocative Parables of Jesus (Hancock)
  • Reading the Gospel of Mark as Story (Gagnon)
  • The Writings of John (Humphrey)

Old Testament Themes

  • Art as Interpretation: Old Testament Narratives in Art (Bowden)
  • The Battle of Lachish and the Theology of Jerusalem (Tappy)
  • Biblical Literature of the Persian Period (esp. Ezekiel and the Chronicles) (Tuell)
  • The Book of Psalms (Creach)
  • Ezekiel and the Minor Prophets (or the Book of the Twelve) (Tuell)
  • Genesis and the Moral Imagination (Creach)
  • Jacob, Esau, and the Kinship Ties that Bind (Tappy)
  • The Life and Times of Amos the Prophet (Tappy)
  • Old Testament Ethics (Creach)
  • Old Testament Historical Books (Tappy)
  • The Old Testament Prophets (Creach, Tuell)
  • Praying the Psalms (Hancock)
  • Prophecy and Priesthood in the Hebrew Bible (Tuell)
  • Psalm 23 and the Psalms of Trust (Tappy)
  • The Ten Commandments for Today (Burgess)
  • Violence in the Bible (Creach)
  • Wisdom Literature (Creach)
  • The Worship, Faith, and Temple Ideology of Ancient Israel (Tuell)

Practical Christian Living

  • The Bath: Living into Your Baptism (Hancock)
  • Christian Counseling (Davenport, E.)
  • Christianity, Race, and Class (Smith)
  • Faith and Public Life (Smith)
  • Faith Perspectives (Jackson)
  • How to Listen to a Sermon (Hancock)
  • How to Read the Bible (Tuell)
  • Interceding for the Nations (Dawson)
  • Living Missionally (Dawson)
  • Memory, Memorization, and Memory Tricks (Davenport, D.)
  • Practical Theodicy: What Do Christians Do when Bad Things Happen? (Hancock)
  • Praying the Psalms (Hancock)
  • The Sanctity of Human Life (Humphrey)
  • Sexual Issues in the Bible (Gagnon)
  • Sexuality and the Church (Humphrey)
  • Sharing the Good News / Evagelism (Dawson)
  • Spiritual Formation (Owens)
  • The Ten Commandments for Today (Burgess)
  • Vocational Discernment (Blier, Davenport, D.)

Prayer

  • Interceding for the Nations (Dawson)
  • Prayer (Owens)
  • Prayer in the Trinity (Cole-Turner)
  • Praying the Psalms (Hancock)

Reformation Studies

  • The Anatomy of Grace (Hancock)
  • The Basics of Reformed Theology (Burgess)
  • John Calvin and Civil Disobedience (Hancock)
  • Karl Barth and the Practice of Biblical Interpretation (Hancock)
  • Reformation History (Vacek)
  • Reformed Spirituality (Cole-Turner)
  • Symbolism in the Reformed Tradition in America (Davenport, D.)

Religions and Religious Traditions

  • Christianity and African Traditional Religion (Gonxhe)
  • Christianity and Other Religions (Burgess)
  • The Doctrine of the Church (Humphrey)
  • Evangelicalism in North America (Hagley)
  • Gospel and Cultures (Hagley, Dawson)
  • History of the Christian Tradition (Vacek)
  • History of the Religions of Israel (Tappy)
  • Mythologies and Comparative Religions of the   Ancient Near East (Tuell)
  • The Religion of Ancient Israel (Tuell)
  • The Russian Orthodox Church (Burgess)
  • Scriptures and Tradition (Humphrey)
  • What Protestants Can Learn from the Eastern Orthodox Tradition (Burgess)
  • World Religions (Dawson)

Social Issues

  • Christianity, Race, and Class (Smith)
  • Christianity and U.S. Foreign Policy (Smith)
  • Educational Diversity (Esterline)
  • Ethnicity/Race Relations (Rivera)
  • History of Christianity and Politics in America (Vacek)
  • Human Trafficking (Gonxhe)
  • The Persecuted Church (Dawson)
  • Pulpit, Politics, and Pathos: Protestant Rhetoric and the National Socialist Revolution (Hancock)
  • Religion and Public Life (Smith)
  • Religion and Social Movements (Smith)
  • Sociology of Urban Religion (Smith)
  • Urban Churches (Smith, Gonxhe)
  • When Faithful People Disagree: Deliberation as a Christian Practice (Hancock)
  • Youth Culture (Rivera)

Social Justice

  • Addressing Socio-cultural Systems of Injustice (Gonxhe)
  • Global Gender Justice (Gonxhe)
  • Justice for the Poor and Marginalized (Gonxhe)
  • The Prophets and the Call for Justice (Creach)
  • Race, Racism, and White Privilege in the United States (Esterline)
  • Violence against Women and Girls (Gonxhe)

Spirituality

  • Christian Spirituality (Owens)
  • False Self and True Self in Christian Spirituality (Owens)
  • Prayer (Owens)
  • Reformed Spirituality (Cole-Turner)
  • Spiritual Formation (Owens)
  • Spirituality for Christian Leadership (Owens)
  • Spirituality and the Holy Trinity (Humphrey)

Theological Education

  • Continuing Education for Christian Leaders (Esterline, Blier)
  • Cross-cultural Theological Education (Esterline)
  • Global and Ecumenical Theological Education (Esterline)
  • Theological Education for Adults/Young Adults (Blier)
  • Theological Education for Youth (Davenport, D., Davenport, E., Hagley, Blier)
  • Theological Themes
  • Biblical Interpretation (Hancock)
  • Biblical Theology (Humphrey)
  • C. S. Lewis and Theology (Humphrey)
  • Christ and the Incarnation (van Driel)
  • Ecclesiology and What It Means to “Be” Church (van Driel)
  • Eschatology (van Driel)
  • The Idea of Scripture in Ancient Israel (Tuell)
  • Practical Theodicy: What Do Christians Do when Bad Things Happen? (Hancock)
  • Prayer in the Trinity: Recovering a Theology of Prayer (Cole-Turner)
  • The Significance of the Hebrew Bible as Scripture for Christians and Jews (Tuell)
  • Theologies of Disability and Suffering (Vacek)
  • Theology of the Apostle Paul (Gagnon)

Women’s Focus

  • Global Gender Justice (Gonxhe)
  • Human Trafficking (Gonxhe)
  • Violence against Women and Girls (Gonxhe)

Worship

  • Artistic Languages of Worship (Hancock)
  • Baptism and the Lord’s Supper (Hancock)
  • Christian Worship and the Sacraments (Burgess)
  • Congregational Song (van Driel)
  • Exploring Christian Worship (Hancock)
  • How to Listen to a Sermon (Hancock)
  • Prayer (Owens)
  • Prayer in the Trinity (Cole-Turner)
  • Worship in the Bible and in the History of the Church (Humphrey)