Candler School set for 1999-00 Lay Theology Institute
Six short-term courses promoting a deeper understanding of faith issues
are being offered in 1999-2000 by the School of Theology's Lay Theology
LTI courses, held on evenings or weekends, provide stimulus for personal
growth regardless of religious or academic background, exploring Christian
themes in an ecumenical context. Four of the courses meet once a week for
six weeks. The two weekend courses meet Friday evening and Saturday daytime.
The courses, instructors, dates and sites are:
- "Spirit, Life, Freedom: A Walk Through the Theology of Jürgan
Moltmann," by Manfred Hoffman, professor emeritus of church history
and historical theology. 7-9 p.m. Tuedays, Sept. 21-Oct. 26, Lutheran Church
of the Redeemer, 731 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta.
- "The Life and Message of Paul," by Arthur Wainwright, professor
emeritus of New Testament. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 18-Nov. 22, Oak
Grove United Methodist Church, 1722 Oak Grove Rd., Decatur.
- "United Methodism 2000," by Thomas Frank, director of Methodist
studies and associate professor of church administration and congregational
life. 7-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4-5, Kingswood United
Methodist Church, 5015 Tilly Mill Rd., Dunwoody.
- "Black Theology," by Noel Erskine, associate professor of
theology and ethics. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 1-March 7, 2000, Cascade
United Methodist Church, 3144 Cascade Rd. SW, Atlanta.
- "Do What You Have the Power to Do: Nurturing Spirituality in the
Congregation Through Biblical Witness," by Helen Bruch Pearson, former
Candler School of Theology administrator. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, March
7-April 11, 2000, Smoke Rise Baptist Church, 5901 Hugh Howell Rd., Stone
- Marriage and Family in an Uncertain World," by Richard Bondi,
pastoral psychotherapist and former Candler faculty member. 7-10 p.m. Friday,
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 28-29, 2000, North Decatur United Methodist
Church, 1523 Church St., Decatur.
Cost is $45 per course with registration at least a week in advance ($50
at the door, space permitting); members of partner congregations and members
of the Emory community pay only $35 ($40 at the door). Each course carries
the option of one continuing education unit.
LTI is a program of Candler's Office of Church Ministries Education,
directed by Beth Luton Cook. For more information, call 404-727-6347, send
e-mail to <ocme@ emory.edu> or check the web site at <www.emory.edu/
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