05 Apr Transforming Christian Community

Transforming Christian Community

Pacific School of Religion
Completion Time: Please contact Registration Administrator
CEUs: 4.0
Tuition: $732.00
Instructor(s): Jay Johnson, Ph.D
Contact Info: Laurie Isenberg

Class Description

How can Christian witness shape communities of social change? How are ostensibly secular movements of social change reshaping the mission and dynamics of Christian congregations? Where do these questions  intersect with emerging forms of theological ethics concerning sexuality, gender, and family? This course invites exploration of these topics through the lens of historical Christian traditions and critical social theory (especially forms of “queer theorizing”). An analysis of diverse sexual intimacies and varied familial patterns will suggest more broadly the challenges and opportunities for nurturing theologically rooted and ritually formed Christian communities of social transformation. Lectures, discussion, presentations, and final project. This course meets asynchronously using Moodle. It has no required meeting times. High-speed internet connection required.

To register or for more information please contact admissions@psr.edu




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