The School of Theology. Sewanee: The University of the South

Advanced Degrees Program

June 9–27, 2014

The Advanced Degrees Program at The School of Theology is a summer program designed to increase professional knowledge in the practice of ministry for clergy. Classes build the relationship between the practice of ministry and biblical, historical, and theological studies by combining learning in community with a cycle of daily prayer and worship in the Anglican tradition. 

2014 Summer Courses

Most students will register for two (2) of the following courses this summer:

"Opening the Book of Nature"
Dr. Robin Gottfried, professor of economics emeritus, and director of the Center for Religion and the Environment, University of the South
Dr. Cynthia Crysdale, professor of Christian ethics and theology, The School of Theology, and co-author of the recently published Creator God, Evolving World

"Preaching Feasts and Holy Days"
Dr. Lauren Winner, assistant professor of Christian spirituality, Duke Divinity School, writes and lectures widely on Christian practice, the history of Christianity in America, and Jewish-Christian relations. Her most recent book is Still: Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis.  
The Rev. Dr. William F. Brosend, professor of homiletics, The School of Theology, and the executive director for the Episcopal Preaching Foundation.

"Ordination and Eucharist: the Theological Foundations of the Presider's Role"
The Rev. Dr. Louis Weil, Hodges-Haynes Professor of Liturgics, Church Divinity School of the Pacific, author of Liturgical Sense, Church Publishing, 2013.

"Liturgical Time"
The Rt. Rev. J. Neil Alexander, dean of The School of Theology, professor of liturgy, Charles Todd Quintard Professor of Dogmatic Theology
The Rev. Melissa M. Hartley, Ph.D, associate University chaplain

"Anglicanism: Love's Redeeming Work?"
The Rev. Dr. Benjamin J. King, associate professor of Church history, The School of Theology, currently co-editing two books on John Henry Newman for Oxford University Press

"New Testament Theology"
Dr Paul A. Holloway, professor of New Testament, The School of Theology, currently writing the Hermeneia commentary on Philippians

The class schedule may be viewed here.

Advanced Degrees Program Academic Calendar

Petition to Graduate

Checklist for Potential Graduates


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