Pittsburgh Theological Seminary will host a week-long course on Old Testament spirituality running Aug. 9-14. The Rev. Dr. Jerome Creach, Robert C. Holland Professor of Old Testament at the Seminary, will lead the course.

This event explores the works of the Spirit in the Old Testament and the implication of the Spirit’s work for spiritual formation. In particular, participants will spend time in Genesis, the Prophets, and the Psalms. Registration fee is $35. Continuing education credits and certificate credit are available. Contact the Office of Continuing Education at 412-924-1345 or ConEd@testsite.pts.edu for more information.

Before joining the faculty of Pittsburgh Seminary in 2000, Creach taught at Barton College (1994-2000), the College of William & Mary (1993-94), Randolph-Macon College (1993), and the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond (1992-93). Creach earned his doctorate at Union Theological Seminary in Virginia (now Union-PSCE) where he studied with James Luther Mays. Prior to his study at Union, he earned his M.Div. and Th.M. (in systematic theology) degrees at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. A minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Creach has served congregations in Virginia and North Carolina and preaches and teaches regularly in churches in the Pittsburgh area. Creach’s publications include The Destiny of the Righteous in the Psalms (Chalice Press, 2008), Joshua: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching (WJK 2003), Psalms Interpretation Bible Studies (Geneva 1999), and Yahweh as Refuge and the Editing of the Hebrew Psalter (Sheffield Academic Press 1996). He is currently writing a book on the theology of the Psalter.

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is a graduate professional institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). Founded in 1794, the Seminary is located in Pittsburgh, Pa. and approximately 320 students are enrolled yearly in the degree programs. The Seminary prepares leaders who proclaim with great joy God’s message of good news in both word and deed. PTS is rooted in the Reformed history of faithfulness to Scripture and commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.