Xenos Summer Institute

 

Summer Semester 2014

ME 6000: Evangelism in a Post-Modern Age

  • Instructor: Dr. Randy Newman
  • Credit hours: 3
  • Description: The Scriptures admonish us (1 Cor 9:19-22) and provide models for us (Acts 13,14, 17) to adapt our methods of evangelism to our culture and audience without compromising the integrity and truth of the gospel. Our current social context presents the church with new and complex challenges as we seek to proclaim the gospel in effective and compelling ways. This course seeks to analyze current trends in light of the evangelistic opportunities before us and attempts to formulate outreach strategies that will bear fruit.
  • Location and time: Xenos Study Center Auditorium
    • Intensive wrap-around format in conjunction with the Xenos Summer Institute July 9-12, 2014.
      • July 9 - 4:30pm-6:30pm (dinner provided)
      • July 10 - 10am-12pm (lunch provided) / 3:45pm-5pm
      • July 11 - 12pm-1:45pm (lunch provided) / 2pm-3pm / 7pm-8pm
      • July 12 - 8am-12:30pm (breakfast provided)
  • Cost: $880 for TEDS credit; $170 to audit.
  • Syllabus: download
  • Registration: Current students should register themselves through FirstClass once the class is listed. New students should contact the Extension Site Coordinator at 614.823.6500 x 1226 or Trinity@xenos.org
  • This course counts toward an M.A. in Christian Studies, as well as the M. Div.
  • Graduate credit students are required to also attend the Xenos Summer Institute as part of the course, which is registered and paid for separately.

 

Fall Semester 2014

ST 5101: Systematic Theology I

  • Instructor: Dr. David Luy
  • Credit hours: 3
  • Description: This course will clarify the nature, method and necessity of theology. Discussion then moves to the doctrine of Scripture, including revelation, inspiration, illumination and inerrancy among other topics.
  • Location and time: Xenos Study Center Classroom
    • Classes are held Friday evening from 7:00-10:00 p.m., and Saturday from 8:30-4:30 p.m.
      • September 12-13, 2014
      • October 3-4, 2014
      • October 24-25, 2014
      • November 14-15, 2014
  • Cost: $867 for TEDS credit; $135 to audit.
  • Syllabus: Coming soon
  • Registration: Contact site coordinator for new information regarding registration at benadumj@xenos.org
  • This course counts toward an M.A. in Christian Studies, as well as the M. Div.

 

CH 5010: History of Christianity

  • Instructor: Dr. Alice Ott
  • Credit hours:4
  • Description: Alice Ott returns to our site to teach this introduction to the history of Christianity and the church from its beginnings in the apostolic period to its most recent expressions in the twentieth century. Key personalities and movements will be considered in detail as the class attempts to understand the Spirit's work throughout the ages.
  • Location and time: Xenos Study Center Classroom
    • Classes are held Friday evening from 7:00-10:00 p.m., and Saturday from 8:30-4:30 p.m.
      • September 5-6, 2014
      • September 26-27, 2014
      • October 31-November 1, 2014
      • November 21-22, 2014
      • December 12-13, 2014
  • Cost: $1156 for TEDS credit; $180 to audit.
  • Syllabus: Coming soon
  • Registration: Contact site coordinator for new information regarding registration at benadumj@xenos.org
  • This course counts toward an M.A. in Christian Studies, as well as the M. Div.