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Summer 2014

Tuition: $423 per credit hour
Audit: $90 per credit hour
Technology fee: $25 per semester
Textbooks not included.

EMS Lancaster administered courses are offered at a discounted rate.

*Meets core requirement

BVG 511L Basics in Biblical Languages (3 credits)*
Students learn the Greek and Hebrew alphabets and enough of the basics of the languages to work with various language tools, lexicons, concordances and interlinear resources. Download the course syllabus

Location: EMU Lancaster
Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday evenings, 6:30-9:30pm. May 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22; June 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26
Instructor: Brinton Rutherford, Ph.D., Lancaster Mennonite Conference

CTT 633L Anabaptism and Liberation Theologies (3 credits)
Students will explore theological resources located at the intersection of Liberation theology and Anabaptism. The course will specifically and especially examine the ways Black theology, Womanist theology and Latin American Liberation theology have been put into discourse with Anabaptism and vice versa. Download the course syllabus

Location: Nueva Vida Norristown New Life
Schedule: Monday evening, 6:00-9:30pm. May 5, 12, 19; June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and Two Saturdays, 8:30am-4:30am. May 31, June 14
Instructor: Drew Hart, Ph.D. candidate, Philadelphia, PA

BVOT 661L Salmos y Literatura Sapiencial (3 credits)*
This course is offered in the Spanish language. It introduces students to the five books of Psalms, the “poetry” of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) of the Song of Songs and Lamentations, and within other books, and to the Wisdom Literature – Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes. Students will explore literary, historical, cultural, and political contexts, literary forms, central themes, structure, theologies, and relevance for today. Download the course syllabus

Location: EMU Lancaster
Schedule: Tuesday evenings, 6:30-9:30p.m. Apr. 29; May 6, 13, 20, 27; June 3, 10, 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Instructor: Frantz St.Iago-Peretz (Santiago), Ph.D., Ephrata, PA
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CM 603L Struggle & Hope in Post-Christendom (3 credits)*
This course will offer a lively engagement with British Anabaptism and post-Christendom faith in context in the United Kingdom. Structured as a rolling seminar it will include engagement of British and global texts as well as up-close learning with both established and experimental communities in mostly urban British contexts.

Location: SE Penna and United Kingdom
Schedule: June 30 – July 11
Cost: Travel & lodging TBA
Instructor: Steve Kriss, Ph.D. candidate, Philadelphia, PA