Schedule [update 12/6: added final assignment]

Date

Subject/Assignment

Reading

required/recommended {presenter}

8/28

The Course

Doctrine of Reconciliation: Introduction

Syllabus
Rules of the Game
A Few (Strong) Suggestions on Essay Writing
Pointers for Presentations
Chatting to Learn and to Teach
Peer Review Guidelines
(Peer Review FAQs are optional)

Willimon intro, Newbigin preface

8/30

"Our Father":
The Gospel of Jesus Christ

Presentation assignments

Willimon ch 1, Newbigin chs 1-3
{Telford Work}

Review readings for presentation assignments

9/1

Complete entrance examinations (hold on to these until the end of the course)

Newbigin chs 4-7
{_________________}
9/4   Willimon ch 2, Newbigin chs 8-9
{_________________}
9/5 Add/drop deadline
9/6

 

Newbigin chs 10-12
{_________________}
9/8   Newbigin chs 13-15
{_________________}
9/11   Newbigin chs 16-17
{_________________}
9/13   Newbigin chs 18-20
{_________________}
9/15 "Hallowed Be Your Name":
The God of Salvation
Willimon ch 3, Benedict intro and pt 1
{_________________}
9/18

 

Benedict pt 2 and conclusion
{_________________}
9/20 "Your Kingdom Come":
The Place of Salvation
Willimon ch 4, Hauerwas preface and intro and ch 1
{_________________}
9/22 Exercise on the gospel story due (revision due 9/29) Hauerwas chs 2-3
{_________________}
9/25

 

Hauerwas chs 4-5
{_________________}
9/27   Hauerwas chs 6-7
{_________________}
9/29 "Your Will Be Done":
What the Good News Says about God
Hauerwas ch 8, Willimon ch 5
{_________________}
10/2   Forde preface and intro and I
{_________________}
10/4

 

Forde II
{_________________}
10/6 Exercise on Christian service in society due (revision due 10/13) Forde III
{_________________}
10/9 Celebrate colonialism or postcolonialism, depending on your perspective
10/11 "Give Us This Day": Postcolonial Soteriologies Forde IV, Willimon ch 6
{_________________}
10/13   Kuster foreword and intro and §§1-2
{_________________}
10/16   Kuster §§3-4
{_________________}
10/18   Kuster §§5-6
{_________________}
10/20   Kuster §§7-8
{_________________}
10/23

 

Kuster §§9-10
{_________________}
10/25 (catch-up day)  
10/27

 

Kuster §§11-12
{_________________}
10/30   Kuster §13 and epilogue
{_________________}
11/1 "Forgive Us":
The Cost and Power of Forgiveness
Willimon ch 7, Volf foreword and prelude
{_________________}
11/3

 

Volf ch 1
{_________________}
11/6

Deadline to withdraw

Volf ch 2
{_________________}
11/8

Exercise on the cross due (revision due 11/15)

Volf ch 3 and interlude
{_________________}
11/10   Volf ch 4
{_________________}
11/13   Volf ch 5
{_________________}
11/15

 

Volf ch 6 and postlude and afterword
{_________________}
11/17

"Deliver Us":
Redemption's Concrete Shape

Willimon ch 8, Kelsey ch 1
{_________________}
11/20   Kelsey chs 2-3
{_________________}
11/22-24 Give thanks
11/27   Kelsey ch 4 and coda
{_________________}
11/29

"Yours is the Power and Glory":
Christ as the End of Salvation

Exercise on the saving God due (revision due 12/6)

Willimon ch 9, Maximus intro
{_________________}
12/1

 

Maximus Amb 7
{_________________}
12/4   Maximus Amb 8, 42
{_________________}
12/6   Maximus Ad Thal 1-22
{_________________}
12/8   Maximus Ad Thal 42-61, 64, and Opus 6
{_________________}
12/12, noon-2 p.m. Final exercise on the entrance exam due  
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