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    Theology of Community and Ministry - PM 711 (RVC)

    Professor:
    Dr. Paul Metzger
    Credits:
    2.00
    Day:
    TUES
    Time:
    4:00PM-5:50PM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    211
    Max Participants:
    15

    This course introduces students to ministry as community practice. Moving beyond the rampant individualism in our society, the aim will be to explicate and illustrate how faithful ministry is grounded and nurtured in the life of the Triune God and centered in the church. Consideration will also be given to such themes as worship, order, service, sacraments, and mission.

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    Theo & Past Perspective on Death & Dying - PM 721 (RVC)

    Professor:
    Dr. Robert Redman
    Credits:
    2.00
    Day:
    FRI
    Time:
    6:00PM-10:00PM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    211
    Max Participants:
    20

    This course explores the biblical and theological perspectives on death and dying, and provides a pastoral foundation for pastors, chaplains, counselors and others who minister to the dying and their families and friends. In particular, the Christian tradition of the ars moriendi (art of dying) will be examined as an important resource for pastoral ministry. Attention is also given to attitudes toward death and rituals of grieving in various cultural contexts. Students will also be expolsed to a variety of community resources for the dying and their families, including hospice care, funeral homes, and other services.

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    Theo & Past Perspective on Death & Dying - PM 721 (RVC)

    Professor:
    Dr. Robert Redman
    Credits:
    2.00
    Day:
    SAT
    Time:
    9:00AM-5:00PM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    211
    Max Participants:
    20

    This course explores the biblical and theological perspectives on death and dying, and provides a pastoral foundation for pastors, chaplains, counselors and others who minister to the dying and their families and friends. In particular, the Christian tradition of the ars moriendi (art of dying) will be examined as an important resource for pastoral ministry. Attention is also given to attitudes toward death and rituals of grieving in various cultural contexts. Students will also be expolsed to a variety of community resources for the dying and their families, including hospice care, funeral homes, and other services.