January 16, 2001
Candler announces classes
for Mallard Lay Theology Institute
By Elaine Justice
Three short-term courses promoting a deeper understanding of faith issues are being offered this spring by the School of Theology. The courses are conducted through the schools Bill Mallard Lay Theology Institute (LTI).
LTI courses provide stimulus for personal growth regardless of religious
or academic background, exploring Christian themes in an ecumenical context.
The courses meet once a week for five to six weeks. The courses, instructors,
dates and sites are:
Youth in Times of Change: Practicing Our Faith With Teenagers,
by Mark Monk Winstanley, interim director, Youth Theological Initiative.
Tuesdays, Jan. 16Feb. 13, from 79 p.m. at Haygood Memorial
United Methodist Church, 1015 E. Rock Springs Rd., Atlanta.
What Are They Saying About the Parables: The Parables of
Jesus, by David Gowler, Pierce Professor of Religion, Oxford. Mondays,
Zen & Christianity, by Kim Boykin, a doctoral
student in religion at Emory and former assistant director of the Youth
Theological Initiative. Tuesdays, Feb. 20March 27, from 79
p.m. in 106 Bishops Hall.
Cost is $45 per course with registration at least a week in advance ($50
at the door, space permitting); members of the Emory community and/or
partner congregations pay only $35 ($40 at the door). Each course carries
the option of one continuing education unit.
LTI is a program of Candlers Office of Church Ministries Education.