Additional Courses Offered

Area I

Advanced Biblical Hebrew Prose

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions

Asian American Theologies

Authors, Editors, and Scribes: The Making of the Hebrew Bible

Book of Judges and Contemporary Religious Life

Book of Lamentations

Bounty and Duty: The Hebrew Bible and Creation

Composition of the Pentateuch

Death, Memorial, and the Immortality in the Hebrew Bible and Its World


Early Biblical Interpretation

English Exegesis: First Corinthians

English Exegesis: Gospel of Matthew

English Exegesis: Mark

English Exegesis: Philippians

English Exegesis: Romans

Exodus through the Ages

Gender, Sexuality, and the Hebrew Bible

Gnostic Texts in the Nag Hammadi Library

Greek Exegesis: Acts of the Apostles

Greek Exegesis: Ephesians and the Pauline Tradition

Greek Exegesis: Galatians

Greek Exegesis: Mark

Greek Exegesis: Matthew

Greek Exegesis: Paul’s Letter to the Romans

Hebrew Exegesis: The Book of Proverbs

Hebrew Exegesis: Ecclesiastes/Qohelet

Hebrew Exegesis: Leviticus

Historical Grammar of Biblical Hebrew

History and Methods of the Discipline of New Testament Studies

History and Methods II: Interpretation of the Hebrew Scriptures in Late Modernity and Beyond

History of Biblical Interpretation

Judaism in the Roman Empire: Philo of Alexandria and Jewish Apologetics

The Letters of Paul

Literary Criticism and the New Testament

Past Tense: Classical Biblical Prophecy

Pauline Theology

Philo of Alexandria and the Allegorical Interpretation of Scripture

Readings in Recent Biblical Scholarship

Women and Gender in Early Christianity

Area II

Agency, Character, and Complicity

Asian American Theologies

Augustine’s City of God

Baptism and Eucharist in Ecumenical Dialogue

Black Theology

Body and Land

Catholic Liturgy

Catholic Moral Theology

Catholic Social Teaching

Christ and Confrontation: The Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Christ and the Bodhisattva: Comparative Theology and Buddhist Wisdom

Christian Identity and the Formation of the Racial World

Contemporary Black Theologies and the Early Church

Contemporary Theological Anthropology

Daily Prayer

Devotion and Practice in Early Christianity

Digital Media, Liturgy, and Theology

Doctrine of Creation

Eschatology, Apocalypse, Utopia

Ethics of Thomas Aquinas

Friedrich Schleiermacher’s Christian Faith

Gender and Liturgy


History of American Evangelical Worship

Imagining Theological Method: De-colonial and Indigenous Possibilities

In the Face of Death: Worship, Music, Art

Incarnations: Body, Theology, and Performativity

Introduction to East Asian Theologies

Introduction to Womanist Theology and Ethics

James Cone

Karl Barth

Liberation Theologies in the United States

Liturgical Movements of the Twentieth Century

Liturgical Theology

Liturgy and Life

Lives of Christ

Love, Prophecy, and Social Criticism

Martin Luther, His Life and Work

Marx and Nietzsche on Religion

Medieval Latin for Saints and Sinners

Medieval Theology Survey

Music and Theology in the Sixteenth Century

Natural Law and Christian Ethics

Natural Theology and Animism

Passion and Atonement

Paul Tillich

Political Theology

Queer Theology

Reel Presence: Explorations in Liturgy and Film

Religious Eros

Ritual Theory for Liturgical Studies

Sacrifice: Gift, Ritual, and Violence in Early Christianity

Scientific Thought and Christian Theology

Slavery and Obedience

Some of Us Are Brave: Black Feminist Theory, Black Womanist Ethics

Theological Themes in the Reformed Creeds and Confessions

Theologies of Religious Pluralism

Theology, Race, and the Built Environment

Theology of Martin Luther

Theology of Vatican II

Theology through Music

Understanding American Evangelical Worship

United Methodist History

Virtue and Hypocrisy: Moral Thought

War and Violence in Christian Ethics

What Is a Sacrament?

Work, Debt, and Christian Witness

Worship, Cosmos, Creation and Evangelism

Worship, Culture, and Technology

Worship and Evangelism

Area III

American Religion in the Archives

An Introduction to Byzantine Monasticism

The Bible in English

Biography and Religion

Calvin and Calvinism

Christianities in the Colonized Americas


Core Texts of Thomas Aquinas and William of Ockham

Death and Afterlife in Eastern Christian Traditions

Death and Remembrance: The Black Death to World War I

Death and the Dead

Encountering the Bible: From Antiquity to Reformation

Encountering the Bible: From Reformation to Contemporary Society

Francis and Clare of Assisi

The German Mystical Tradition in Theology, Piety, and Music

Global Catholicism

God and Self: Spiritual Autobiographies in Context

Interpreting Medieval Religion

Islamic Art and Architecture in the Mediterranean

Jews, Christians, and Renaissance Bibles

Jonathan Edwards and American Puritanism

Living the Reformation

Martin Luther and the Reformation

Martyrdom and Sainthood in the Early Modern World

Methods and Sources of Religious History

Mysticism in the West 1100–1700

Native Americans and Christianity

Origins of Christian Art in Late Antiquity


Reading Calvin’s Institutes

Reformation Europe

Reformed Christianity

Religion, Art, and Resistance to Empire

Religion, Literature, and Politics in Early Modern Britain

Religion and Rebellion in Latin America

Religion and the Cold War

Religion and U.S. Empire

Religion in Latin America

Religions and Societies in Colonized North America

Religious Freedom in U.S. History

Witchcraft and Witch-hunting in Early Modern Europe and America 

Area IV

African American Preaching

Black Religion and Radical Education

Body and Soul: Ministry for Sexuality and Justice

Caring for Justice and Joy

Conflict Transformation: Pastoral Care with Congregations and Communities

Feminist and Womanist Perspectives on Pastoral Theology and Care

The Hebrew Scriptures and Christian Preaching: The Writings

Howard Thurman: Mysticism and Prophetic Witness

Intentional Leadership

Interrogating Whiteness

Introduction to Religious Education

Is It a Sermon?

Ministry and Addictions

Ministry with Youth

Music Skills and Vocal Development for Ministry

Narrative Pastoral Care

Pastoral Perspectives on Death and Dying

Pastoral Wisdom inside Prison: Fiction, Memoir, and Drama

Pauli Murray In and Out of the Pulpit

Preaching for Creation

Preaching on Ephesians

Preaching on the Gospel of Luke

Preaching on the Gospel of Mark

Psychology of Religion

Psychopathology and Pastoral Care

Radical Lives of Proclamation

Research Methods in Practical Theology

Women’s Ways of Knowing

Area V

Accidental Theologies

African American Religious and Political Thought

Christian Art and Architecture from the Renaissance to the Present

Christian Pilgrimage

Christianity and Ecology

Continuing Bonds with the Dead through Art

Covenant, Federalism, and Public Ethics

Cult of the Saints in Early Christianity and the Middle Ages

Critical Moments in the History of Christian Art

Disagreement, Fallibility, and Faith

Divine Command Theory

Ecological Ethics and Environmental Justice

Faith, Doubt, and Redemption in Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Fiction

Faith-[In]forming: Christian Poetics for the Twenty-First Century

From House Church to Medieval Cathedral: Christian Art and Architecture to the End of Gothic

Herbert and Hopkins in the Twenty-First Century

Imagining the Apocalypse: Scripture, Fiction, Film

Indigenous Traditions and the Environment

Interfaith Learning through an Exploration of Life-Cycle Rituals

Introduction to American Judaism

Kant’s Philosophy of Religion

Kierkegaard’s Philosophy of Religion

Letters to God: Simone Weil, Etty Hillesum, Edith Stein

Mary in the Middle Ages

Metaphysics and Epistemic Self-Trust

Modern Faith

Pandemic Ethics

The Passion in the Eighteenth Century

Pilgrimage and Religious Tourism

Poetry and Faith

Poetry for Ministry

Psalms in Scripture, Literature, and Music

Rationality and Christian Belief

Reading Poetry Theologically

Recent Work in Analytic Philosophy of Religion

Religious Pilgrimage in China and Tibet

Religious Tourism

Resources for the Study of Religion

Sacred Music: Unity and Diversity

Science and Religion

South and Southeast Asian Christianities

Spiritual Topographies in Modern Poetry and Fiction

Theological Aesthetics

Theological Predication and Divine Attributes

Travel Seminar

Virtue, Vice, and Epistemic Injustice

Visual Controversies: Religion and the Politics of Vision

Witnessing, Remembrance, Commemoration