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.
- Doctor of Ministry
- Doctor of Ministry in Preaching
- Doctor of Ministry in Liturgy *NEW*
- Masters of Sacred Theology
- Masters of Sacred Theology in Anglican Studies
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.
The Rt. Rev. J. Neil Alexander, dean of The School of Theology, professor of liturgy, Charles Todd Quintard Professor of Dogmatic Theology
"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
Advanced Degrees Program Calendar
Sept. 1, 2013: Application process begins
April 15, 2014: Registration for ADP classes begins
April 8: Financial aid applications due
May 1: Deadline for completed applications and housing forms
May 31: Registration forms due
June 9: Opening day (pay balance due if any, have ID card made (if new student), dorm keys, etc.) Includes check-in beginning at 9:30 a.m.
June 10: Classes begin
June 27: Last day of class
Sept. 1: All papers and assignments due to professors
Oct. 1: Faculty submits grades to the registrar and grades will be emailed to students after Oct. 1
Jan. 15, 2015 Students planning to graduate in May submit thesis draft to advisor
March 1, 2015: Thesis due to second reader (if applicable)
April 1, 2015: Two final-form print copies of project/thesis, including the $25 library-binding fee, must be received for student to graduate