Summer Courses 2019

DOCTOR OF MINISTRY & MASTER OF THEOLOGY COURSE OFFERINGS: “B” Cycle 2019-2020

SUMMER 2019

Key dates for the Summer Semester 2019:
➢ Summer Semester begins on May 20 and ends on August 20, 2019

DOCTOR OF MINISTRY – Summer 2019

DUE WEST CAMPUS (Due West, South Carolina) > Summer 2019 1. INTENSIVE: Monday-Friday, July 8-12: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

DR 901: Theological Foundations for Ministry – This seminar is designed to help students clarify and articulate a theology of ministry in light of their own theological tradition, in conversation with a wide range of theological perspectives. Students read and discuss significant theological thinkers on the doctrine of the Church and its ministry. The course culminates with a final Theology of Ministry paper, in which students describe their own theological perspective on ministry. Required. Three hours.

Professor R. J. Gore Jr., D.Min., Ph.D.
Dr. Gore is a Professor of Systematic Theology and Ministry, the Acting Dean of the Seminary, and is a retired Army chaplain with three decades of service. He has taught at Erskine for twenty-three years.

2. INTENSIVE: Monday-Friday, July 15-19: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

DR 902: Ministry in Context – In this seminar, students examine the practice of ministry through the Church in the world, in light of the theological foundations of ministry. Special emphasis is given to the careful study of one’s ministry context, planning and implementing ministry, conducting research in ministry, and evaluating effectiveness in ministry. Required. Three hours.

Professor Loyd Melton, Ph.D.
Dr. Melton is the John Montgomery Bell Professor of New Testament, the Director of Erskine’s Doctor of Ministry program, and has been teaching at Erskine for over thirty years.

ERSKINE VIRTUAL CAMPUS  Summer 2019

  1. DC 954Z: Exploring the Missional Church – This course analyzes the Biblical theme of mission and its significance for the development of a missional ecclesiology. Students explore missional church models of ministry and consider implications of the models for twenty-first century church ministry. Elective. Three hours. Church Vitality Certificate courseProfessor Mike Milton, Ph.D.
    Dr. Milton is the James H. Ragsdale Professor of Missions and Evangelism at ErskineTheological Seminary. He is an experienced Church Planter, a prolific author, and currently serves as Chaplain (COL) in the US Army Reserve.
  2. DN 932Z: The Fourth Gospel – This course surveys the background, contents, and unique features of the Gospel of John, and gives attention to the history of interpretation of John. Students assess the value of John’s approach in light of the contemporary challenge of bearing witness to Jesus’ coming. Elective. Three Hours.Professor Loyd Melton, Ph.D.
    Dr. Melton is the John Montgomery Bell Professor of New Testament, the Director of Erskine’s Doctor of Ministry program, and has been teaching at Erskine for over thirty years.

 

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