PATHWAYS Theological Education

An Online Institute for Progressive Christian Theology


PATHWAYS Theological Education, Inc.

PATHWAYS Theological, Inc.  is an affordable and accessible online program in progressive theology. Participants are not bound by geography and have a flexible time schedule over the course of each week. The weekly readings and the facilitated accompanying online forum offer a practical, open-minded education and create a learner-centered environment where participants can bring their own questions and wisdom.  Our upcoming courses are listed below.  For inquiries or registration email us at or 

L1.5 Spiritual Care of Self and Others (May 1-Jun 11)

This course is an opportunity for participants to explore their understanding of self as members of a Christian community and to develop skills to teach and support others about specific aspects of the Christian tradition that support self-care.  ($295)

L2.4 New Testament Hermeneutics (May 1 – June 11)

In this course, participants will explore the New Testament using historical critical methods and other tools of Biblical interpretation. Participants will learn the interpretive tool of sanctified imagination and apply Biblical insight to 21st century issues. ($295)

L2.6/L2.7 UCC History & Polity (May 1 – July 23)

The purpose of this course is to explore the history, polity, theologies, and practices of the United Church of Christ and its predecessor denominations. Successful completion of this course will fulfill the history and polity requirement for authorized ministry in the United Church of Christ in many associations and conferences. ($595)

ESC 11: The Opioid Crisis – A Christian Perspective (May 8 – June 4)

The Opioid Crisis has hit epic proportions across the United States.  Over 75,000 deaths per year are attributed to drug misuse. And the effects to the family is devastating.  It is clear that secular society is unable to combat the crisis alone as the numbers have been steadily rising.  It is time for the Christian and faith-based communities to actively engage. This course will look at the reasons for the crisis, evaluate what secular society is doing, and examine how churches can become active participants for the benefit of their congregations and communities. ($99, $129 with CEUs)


PATHWAYS Theological Education, Inc., is a Progressive Christian learning community seeking to empower transformative leadership for justice and peace within and beyond the church by engaging heart and mind to consider what it means to know, love and serve God in today’s changing world.

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