PATHWAYS Theological Education

An Online Institute for Progressive Christian Theology

 

PATHWAYS Theological Education, Inc.
Announces a New Certificate Program in Foundational Theology

This eight-course certificate is  an essential study in Progressive Christian Theology. The certificate program will provide participants with an overview key aspects progressive Christian theology, including courses in spirituality, faith-diversity, cultural pluralism and religion, and Christian history.

All courses are conducted asynchronously online so that participants sign into the course room and participate in discussions based on their own schedule.

The Certificate in Foundational Theology consists of eight six-week courses available online in an asynchronous format.  That means participants can sign into the course room and participate in discussions and studies with others on their own schedule.

 
Three required courses are required for the certificate:
 
………………………* Making Sense of Theology
………………………* Understanding the Bible as a Progressive Christian
………………………* Living the Heart of Progressive Christianity
 
Participants elect to take five other courses which may include:
 
……………………..* The Variety of Beliefs within Christianity Today
………………………* Spiritual Care of Self and Others
………………………* The Art of Worship
………………………* Pluralism and Religion in North America
………………………* Ethics and the Life of Meaning
………………………* Faith Practices for Children, Youth, and Adults
………………………* The Stories of Christian Saints and Sinners
 
Courses are facilitated by qualified and experienced university and seminary professors, pastors, and church leaders.  Tuition is $295 per course.  Individuals may register for just one course or for the certificate program.
 
In addition, PATHWAYS offers a variety of course for continuing education for ordained ministers, chaplains, and those in designated ministry roles. Up-coming courses for continuing education include:
 
* Singing the Bible (4 weeks for 1.5 CEU’s beginning September 12)
This course offers tips and tools for choosing music for congregational singing and ensembles that enhance the themes and stories of Biblical passages chosen for proclamation.
 
* Howard Thurman: Living Wisdom for God’s Justice and Love (4 weeks for 1.5 CEU’s beginning September 12)
An exploration of Thurman’s three “hounds of hell” (fear, hypocrisy/deception and hatred) that track the trails of persons living with their backs against the walls – the disinherited.
 
* Practicing Our Faith in the Public Square (6 weeks for 4 CEU’s beginning October 3)
Examines the why, how, and direction of faith-based engagement in the political life of our communities and nation.
 

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.

For more information, including course descriptions, visit: Pathways Theological Education, Inc. or, email: info@pathwaystheological.org.

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