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Summer 2015

Tuition: $423 per credit hour
Audit: $90 per credit hour
Technology fee: $40 per semester
Textbooks not included.
Core degree requirement Core degree requirement.

CM 647 L – Islam and the Gospel (3 credits)
This course explores the essence of Islam and the Gospel, highlighting engagement, theologies, peacemaking & militancy, mission and witness. Students will meet and converse with Muslims in their place of worship. Course Syllabus
Schedule: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30am-4:30 p.m. May 8-9; June 12-13; June 26-27
Location: EMU Lancaster
Instructors: David Shenk, Ph.D., assisted by Christian/Muslim Relations Team, Grace Shenk, Sheryl Martin, Jonathan Bornman and Andres Prins

FS 601-2 L – Formation in Ministry 1 & 2 [Field Education] (3 or 6 credits)
This course requires ministry practice under supervision. Students will utilize an action/reflection method of learning: practicing ministry and processing emerging issues, theology and relationships with the instructor and classmates. Core degree requirement Core degree requirement.
Schedule: May through August, specific times to be determined by students and instructor.
Location: EMU Lancaster and student settings of ministry
Instructor: Steve Kriss, Ph.D. cand.

CM637 L – Encountering Anabaptism in the Global South (3 credits)
This hybrid course considers the current state of Anabaptism throughout the world, particularly the rapid growth of Anabaptist faith expressions in the Global South over the last two decades and the simultaneous declines in North America and Europe. In addition to direct and online interaction, students will participate in Mennonite World Conference Assembly 2015 and the Global Anabaptist Profile Consultation. Core degree requirement Core degree requirement.
Introduction: Wednesday, July 8, 6:30-9:30p.m. at EMU Lancaster
MWC Assembly 2015, July 22-26 with daily 1-hr class meetings in Harrisburg, PA.
Global Anabaptist Profile Consultation, July 27-29 with daily 1-hr class meetings at the Young Center for Pietist and Anabaptist Studies, Elizabethtown, PA.
Conclusion: Wednesday, August 5, 6:30-9:30pm at EMU Lancaster
Instructor: Conrad Kanagy, Ph.D.

Preaching Institute

The Preaching Institute (2 credits)
This course invites students and congregations to reinterpret the role of the sermon and the proclamation of the Good News in the gathered community. This will occur through intensive seminars, practice and reflection, and interaction with guests. Download syllabus

Schedule: Saturdays, 8:30am-4:30pm, March 28, April 18, May 9, June 14, 2015
Location: Biblical Seminary, 200 North Main Street, Hatfield, PA 19440
Instructor: Steve Kriss, Ph.D. cand.