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A 2000 course by David Cunningham at Seabury-Western Theological Seminary "provides a historical and systematic study of basic Christian doctrine as it has been understood within the Anglican tradition (but including readings from the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, and Methodist traditions as well)."
A 2013 course by Doug Kennard at Houston Graduate School of Theology delves into epistemology, theological method, hermeneutics, and apologetics.
A 2013 course by Dennis Ngien at Tyndale Seminary is a "thematic study of Christian doctrine according to the evangelical protestant tradition."
A 2013 course by James Beverley at Tyndale Seminary is part II of a "thematic study of Christian doctrine according to the evangelical protestant tradition."
A 2011Â course by James Cutsinger at the University of South Carolina explores "not just the what, but the why of Christian faith. What do ChristiansâOrthodox, Catholic, and Protestantâbelieve about God, creation, the fall, salvation, the Holy Spirit, the resurrection, and life after death? And what are their groundsâscriptural, experiential, and logicalâfor holding these beliefs?"
A 2002 course by Ian McFarland at the University of Aberdeen surveys "several important stages [of] the historical development of theological anthropology" as well as "the range of contemporary Christian views on human being."
A 2012 course by William Spencer at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary provides an "introduction 'to the study of theology within the context of urban ministry . . . '" in relation to classical loci of systematic theology.
A Fall 2014 course by Caryn D. Riswold at Illinois College surveys "foundational concepts of Christianity and their development in the life of the church" with attention to Christianity's relationship to other faith traditions.
A 2012 course by Shannon Craigo-Snell and Kathryn Johnson at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary that introduces seminary students to theology and ethics.
A 2014 course by Michael Heintz at the University of Notre Dame "offers a survey of Christian theology from the end of the New Testament period to the eve of the Reformation."
A 2010 course by Cliff Kirkpatrick and Amy Plantinga Pauw at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary that examines "recent theologies coming from Latin America, Asia, and Africa."
A course by Joseph Molleur at Cornell College centered on how Christian theology responds to "the ongoing existence of a multiplicity of religions."
A 2013 course by Tyler Mayfield and Johanna W.H. van Wijk-Bos at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary "critically examines Christian biblical interpretation in light of the Holocaust."
A course by Brad Kallenberg at the University of Dayton on philosophical theology.
A 2009 course by John Caputo at Syracuse University inquires "of what can be called Aradical theology@ with a special focus on Hegel and the theological tradition that ensued after Hegel, down to the most lively among contemporary Hegelians, Slavoj Zizek, and his radical readings of Christianity."
A 2016 course by Michael Dodds, O.P. at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology explores "classical and contemporary questions regarding the nature of God and creation . . . Through the retrieval of the tradition of Thomas Aquinas. Existence and attributes of God, divine compassion and human suffering, the possibility and nature of God-talk, divine action and contemporary science, cosmology and creation."
A 2013 course by Caryn Riswold at llinois College explores "the history and beliefs of several religious traditions" through "food rituals and dietary customs."
A 2017 course by Jason Fout at Bexley Hall Seabury Western Seminary Federation "provides an overview of Anglican theology and ethics, in both historical and topical perspective."
A 2013 course by Doug Kennard at Houston Graduate School of Theology surveys "the relationship between Christian theology and prevailing world views."
A course by Richard Lints at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary on the history of Christian apologetics and its contemporary practice.
A 2009 course by Steven Smith at Millsaps College that surveys ways Christian theology has responded to "the challenges of the modern era, which are always at least partly defined or implied by the European Enlightenment."
A 2012 course by Mary Suydam at Kenyon College introduces the "origins and development of Christian traditions," its major beliefs and practices, in historical and contemporary forms.
A course by Jeffrey Robbins at Lebanon Valley College is an "examination of the history of Christianity and the development of Christian thought through the reading and discussion of primary works in Christian theology and philosophy."
A course by Joseph Molleur at Cornell College examines "the meaning of religious faith within the context of the Western Christian tradition, with a particular focus on the modern period."
A course by Joseph Molleur at Cornell College focuses on the "writings of some of the formative figures of this era, including Ignatius of Antioch, Justin Martyr, Irenaeus of Lyon, Athanasius, and Augustine of Hippo, with attention to early Church councils and creedal documents as well" on main loci of Christian doctrine, especially christology.
A 2016 course by Sarah Morice Brubaker at Phillips Theological Seminary investigates Christological models "as well as the key theologians, time periods, and political contexts with which those models are associated."
A 2017 course by Geoffrey Claussen at Elon University "offers a historical and philosophical investigation of modern Jewish thought, focusing on influential Jewish thinkers writing in Christian-majority contexts in the 18th-21st centuries."
A course by James Cutsinger at the University of South Carolina about the existence of God.
A 2012 course by Kevin Livingston at Tyndale Seminary on preaching "the essentials of Christian faith . . . In what we believe, how we pray and worship, and how we conduct our lives."
A 2002 course by Jeffrey Carlson at DePaul University explores "significant elements of religion, especially symbol, doctrine, experience, and systems of cosmic, social and individual order, as they are manifested in Christianity and Judaism, with some attention as well to Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism."
A 1998 course by Paula Cooey at Trinity University "explores the significance of religious symbols for human self-understanding and cultural values in a contemporary Western context (World War II to the present). . . . . (through the) thought of both proponents and critics of religion in relation to contemporary Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Native American Traditions."
A 2014 course by Stuart Squires at Brescia University surveys "the theological developments and controversies that have shaped Christian thought from the fourth to the twenty-first centuries" through lens of how doctrine has developed within Roman Catholicism.
A 2006 course by Peter McCourt at Virginia Commonwealth University is a "study of the contemporary Catholic Christian response to the questions of God and the experience of the sacred in life. . . . Topics will include: the Second Vatican Council and its reforms, theologies of liberation, feminist theology, Catholic Social Teaching, biomedical ethics/issues, eco/creation theology.â
A course by Paul Misner at Marquette University traces "modern Catholic developments in systematic theology" from "the rise of Ultramontanism and Vatican I" through Vatican II.
A 2014 course by Benjamin Wall at Houston Graduate School of Theology is a "study of the reciprocal relationship of theology and spirituality for development of a foundation for spiritual formation and direction."
A 2012 course by Caryn Tiswold at Illinois College explores the "classic question of theodicy . . . With a study of classic and contemporary attempts to deal with the problem of evil in light of God's goodness and power."
A 2013 course by Jeremy Bergen at the University of Waterloo surveys "the theological accounts of war and peace that Christians have given from the early church to the present."
A 2002 course by Ian McFarland and Francesca Murphy at the University of Aberdeen covers the major loci of "Christian doctrine and philosophical theology."
A course by Tarmo Toom at the John Leland Center for Theological Studies explores "the biblical foundations of soteriology, the historical unfolding of the implications of biblical soteriology, and the contemporary developments in soteriology."
A 2010 course by Gerald Schlabach at the University of St. Thomas "designed to acquaint students with the contents of the Bible and with Christian history, especially in the context of the Catholic tradition."
A 2017 course by Susanna Weslie Southard at Phillips Theological Seminary employs "a workshop approach for the practice of seminary writing, as well as various forms of public theological writing."
A 2014 course by Guy Prentiss Waters at Reformed Theological Seminary covers "soteriology, ecclesiology, sacraments and eschatology."
A 2010 course by Gordon Jensen at Saskatoon Theological Union "is the first of two courses designed to carefully and critically examine the central doctrines of the Christian church. . . . The focus of this particular course will be . . .what is theology, . . .scripture . . . the doctrines of God, the Trinity, creation, sin and suffering, Christology, salvation, and anthropology."
A 2008 course by Gordon Jensen at Saskatoon Theological Union "is designed to provide a systematic study of theology, dealing primarily with the topics of pneumatology, ecclesiology, sacraments, ministry and mission, and eschatology."
A 2000 course by Jeffrey Carlson at DePaul University takes up "classical and contemporary arguments regarding the existence and meaning of 'God.'"
A 2008 course by Michael Andres at Northwestern College "is a research seminar in which students will explore contemporary questions and issues in light of the Christian religious theological tradition;" focus is on the "doctrines of atonement and justification."
A 2006 course by Michael Andres at Northwestern College "is a research seminar in which students will explore contemporary questions and issues in light of the Christian religious theological tradition."
A 2012 course by Bruce Fisk and Telford Work at Westmont College offers an "exegetical and theological exploration of Christian eschatology . . . engage key biblical texts, explore theological themes, and discuss historical and contemporary questions in eschatology . . . . "
A 2010 course by Michael Andres at Northwestern College "is a study of the major concepts of Christian theology and their interrelationships."
A 2011 course by Mark Lewis Taylor at Princeton Theological Seminary is "more 'an introduction to the study of systematic theology,' and less a survey of the whole of systematic theology."
A 2010 course by Alexander Hwang at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary introduces "to the lives and thoughts of four significant medieval theologians each representing a different medieval context: Prosper of Aquitaine (380-455), Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109), Thomas Aquinas (1225- 74), and Julian of Norwich (1342-1423)." Special emphasis is "on the theme of grace and freedom, with attention to how these theologians integrate practice and belief, spirituality and theology."
A 2007 course by Michael Andres at Northwestern College "is a research seminar in which students will explore contemporary questions and issues in light of the Christian religious theological tradition."
A 2012 course by Shannon Craigo-Snell at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary introduces "several of the major thinkers who influenced Christian thought in the West through the 17th and 18th centuries."
A 2014 course by Hwa-Young Chong at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary examines "the biblical, historical, and contextual development of Christology and Theological Anthropology."
A 2014 course by Barry Bryant at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary considers "the biblical, historical, and theological developments of Christology and anthropology, which will include theological themes such as the Christological debates, incarnation, models of atonement, soteriology, Christ and other religions, theodicy and reconciliation."
A course by Hendrik Pieterse at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary draws "on scholarship in globalization theory, intercultural communication studies, and more to explore implications for doing theology across cultures today."
A 2014 course by Timothy Eberhart at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary "provides an introduction to many of the primary approaches, tasks, problems, and gifts related to systematic Christian theological reflection."
A 2014 course by Nancy Bedford at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary introduces "students to the approach to theological reflection generally called systematic theology, which is an attempt to deal in a critical, coherent, cohesive and constructive manner with the major loci (âplacesâ or âdoctrinesâ) of the Christian faith . . . ."
A 2014 course by Barry Bryant at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary studies the sermons of John Wesley as a means to understand United Methodist doctrine.
A 2014 course by Barry Bryant at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary examines "the key issues and basic theological questions relating to the Holy Spirit, the Church, and the Last Things. Among the topics explored are the filioque, baptism, eucharist, ministry and eschatology as a doctrine of hope.â
A 2019 course by Eleazer Fernandez at the United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities "introduces . . . students to the nature and task of constructive theology, theological method, and the classical as well as contemporary interpretations on major doctrines." A 2019 course by Eleazer Fernandez at the United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities "introduces . . . students to the nature and task of constructive theology, theological method, and the classical as well as contemporary interpretations on major doctrines."
A 2018 course by Anthony Baker at the Seminary of the Southwest explores "the key doctrines of Christianity, from Trinity to salvation to eschatology, making use of a broad range of texts and ideas from across the historical and geographical range of the Anglican and ecumenical theological tradition."
A 2019 course by Christy Lang Hearlson at Villanova University adopts a practical theology approach ("a way of doing theology that attends to lived reality and practice, engages in interdisciplinary dialogue, and seeks to cultivate practical wisdom for life") to critical issues of contemporary life using the case study of "consumerism." The course has "a particular (but not exclusive) focus on Roman Catholicism."
A 2019 course by Jacob J. Erickson at Trinity College Dublin explores "contemporary theological and ethical perspectives on eating and drinking: from food systems to vegetarianism to scarcity and more. How might contemporary ethics shape and be shaped by what we eat or drink, how we eat or drink?"
A 2019 course by Seth J. Nelson at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School "explores the equipping of educational and other church leaders through teaching and learning, curriculum development, discipleship, and team building as well as generational and intergenerational ministries with children, youth, emerging adults, adults, and aging adults."
A 2019 course by Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan at Seminary of the Southwest "engages multiple texts, scripture, literature, film, music, socio-political movements, and art to explore the violent system that grounds theological, psycho-socio-economic, and political oppression: white supremacist patriarchal misogyny, and the resulting intergenerational trauma, from a Womanist theological ethics perspective."