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Summer 2018

Summer 2018
March 23, 2018

Engaging Communities of Liberation, July 7 – 21 (Cuernavaca)

This immersion course in Cuernavaca, Mexico, will explore communities of liberation in modern Mexico, focusing on the LGBTQ and women’s communities and on issues of economic justice within Mexico and…
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Summer 2018
March 22, 2017

Wrestling with the Questions: The Bible, Midrash, and Inquiry Based Preaching – July 31 – August 3 (Honolulu, Hawai’i)

“Why?” asks the persistent two-year old, having discovered one of the most powerful words in the English language.  Contemporary pedagogy recognizes that helping students develop their own questions, can help…
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Summer 2018
March 22, 2017

Greening your Church: Theological and Practical Foundations – June 18-29 (Online)

Dr. Robert Shore-Goss This online course with the overall theme of a "Summer of Love" extends the Golden Rule of love of neighbor to love of God's creation. It explores…
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Summer 2018
March 22, 2017

Queering Christ in Text and Image I (June 18 – 22) and I/II (June 18-29) (Berkeley, CA)

Rev. Dr. Jay Johnson Rev. Dr. Justin Tanis “Who do you say that I am?” Matthew’s Jesus asked that question of his disciples (Mt 16:15). Many different answers and approaches…
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Summer 2018
March 22, 2017

Introduction to Christian Ethics – June 4 – 15 (Online)

Dr. Randall Miller The symbol of the Sankofa bird represents a crucial insight from West African culture, to wit, true wisdom come from “looking backward while walking forward,” i.e., that…
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Summer 2018
March 22, 2017

Pastoral Care in Transgender Communities – June 4-8 (Berkeley, CA)

Jakob Hero-Shaw In progressive theological education and in the work of spiritually inclusive ministry, we must create communities of care for all those who are differently gendered, in doing so…
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Summer 2018
March 22, 2017

Introduction to Preaching & Preaching and Storytelling I/II (June 18-29), Preaching and Storytelling (June 25-29) (Berkeley, CA)

We live in a time of competing narratives, and transformative preaching requires preachers to create and deliver compelling narratives. This course will explore the art of storytelling and how it…
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Summer 2018
March 22, 2017

Faith and Community Organizing: Prophets, Power, and Social Transformation I (June 4 – 8), I/II (June 4 – 15) (Berkeley, CA)

Erika Katske Now more than ever, we need creative, determined and spiritually- and morally-rooted organizers to aid in the work of building strong, resilient and responsive communities. These uncertain times…
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