Schedule (revised 11/20 to reschedule essay)

Date

Subject

Reading

required/recommended {presenter-rs20b presenter-rs20c} [conditionally required reading]

9/1, 9/2

Complete entrance examinations this week

What Is Theology, and What Does It Have to Do with Basketball?

The Shape of the Course

Syllabus
Rules of the Game
A Few (Strong) Suggestions on Essay Writing
Peer Review Guidelines
(Peer Review FAQs are optional)

Jinkins intro, Wilson intro, Rutledge preface and pp 3-9, Weston intro, Deut. 6, Luther introduction and preface
God and Us: The Setting of Our Salvation
9/3, 9/4

Not So Fast: The Otherness of God*

Presentation Assignments

Rutledge pp 13-26, Jinkins ch 3 {Telford Work}, Weston ch 1, Ex. 3, Luther First Commandment and First Petition

[O'Conner "Woe" intro and chs 1-4 or "Words" intro and chs 1-5 (between now and exam 1)]

9/8, 9/9

Just the Beginning: Creation and Its Competitors

Group Assignments
Add/Drop Deadline 9/9

Jinkins ch 4 {Taylor Boubel Jesse Mathews}, Weston ch 2, Luther First Article, Gen. 1, Ps. 104, John 1:1-5
9/10, 9/11

Exercise on theologies and idolatries due (hand in by 9/17 or 9/18)

Is Creation Creationism?*

McLaren preface and chs 1-9 {Erin Moore Matthew Kattadz / Carrie Moore Nate Wood / Ricky Stoner ?}, Weston ch 3, Gen. 2

9/15, 9/16

What Is the Image of God?*

Jinkins pp 154-161 {Laurraine Gereiger Ana Villarreal} and 169-173 {Sarah Gideon Anthony Bisagno}, Weston ch 4, Work Clutter, Luther Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth Commandments, Luther Lord's Prayer introduction
9/17, 9/18

What Is Sin?

What Can We Do about It?

McLaren chs 10-11 {Josh Davis Sean Cox}, Jinkins pp 176-182 and Rutledge pp 127-133 {Alison Noseworthy Leah Benson}, Weston ch 5, Gen. 3, Rom. 1:18-2:16, 5:12-14, Luther Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Commandments

Rutledge pp 35-49, 118-124

God With Us: The Story of Our Salvation
9/22, 9/23

Exercise on Genesis due (hand in by 9/29 or 9/30)

Advent: It Didn't Start with Jesus*

McLaren chs 12-16 {Laura Crawford Clair Kerr}, Wilson intro to part 1 and ch 1 {Stephanie Nations Mary Patterson}, Work "Jesus Was (Un)Expected" {Evan Mosby ?}, Rutledge pp 232-246, Work "Just You Wait", Weston ch 6, Luke 1, Luther Second Article

9/24, 9/25 (Catch-up Day)  
9/29, 9/30

Exercise on Confessions due (hand in by 10/6 or 10/7)

Children of Pelagius: Election*

Augustine Confessions bks 1-2 and 8 (or use this alternate site, or this, or this)

Work "Annunciation as Election" {Ryan Wisdom Ryan Borger / Emily Wiegand Caleb Medefind}, Rutledge pp 259-265 and 111-117 {Gillian Lawson Tim Bagdanov}, Weston ch 7, Luther Third Petition, Rom. 8-11 (cf. Isa. 19:9-14), Eph. 1:1-14
10/1, 10/2

God, With, Us: Incarnation in Three Soundbites*

Jinkins ch 5 {George Canete Kiah Meidal}, Rutledge pp 97-102, Work "One of Us" pp 2-17, 37-44 {Mark Joens Rachel Riley}, Weston ch 8, Luke 2:1-20, John 1:1-18, Rom. 5:12-21, 1 Cor. 15, Heb. 2:5-18, 4:14-16

10/6, 10/7

Exercise on argument due (hand in by 10/15 or 10/16)

Loving Jesus the Wrong Way: Christological Heresies and How They Hurt*

Wilson ch 3 {TJ McKillop Micah Ralston}, Jinkins ch 1 {Andy Garrett Greg Allen}, Work "Taking Jesus Personally" pp 45-54, 61-68 {Laura Tuohey-Mote Rochelle Comeaux}, Weston ch 9

10/8, 10/9

God's Anointed: Jesus' New Relationship with the Holy Spirit, and Ours*

The Threeness of God*

Jinkins ch 7 {Jessica Weber Marta Johnson}, Work "Jesus' New Relationship" {? Mickie Wang}, Rutledge pp 147-154, Matt. 3, Mark 1:1-11, Luke 3:1-22, John 1:19-51

Jinkins ch 8 {KT Adnoff Christa Rodkey}, Work "The Audience", Weston ch 10, Luke 3:1-22, John 17

[O'Conner "Woe" chs 5-7 or "Words" chs 6-19 (between now and exam 2)]

10/13, 10/14

Fall Break

10/15, 10/16

Exercise on the Lord's Prayer due (hand in by 10/22 or 10/23)

What Is a Person? Three Mistakes and Their Costs

Matt. 6:5-18

Rutledge pp 27-32 {Amber McRostie Joel Metzger}, Weston appendix

10/20, 10/21 Exam (study guide) (God, creation, humanity, sin, incarnation)  
10/22, 10/23

Signs and Wonders: The Threefold Anointed Office* * *

Wilson ch 2 {Brian Keaney Sarah Taylor}, Work "God's Anointed" 28-39, 39-47 {Allison Miller Collin Daxon}. Luther Conclusion to the Ten Commandments; Rutledge pp 56-62, Jer. 1:4-10, Deut. 18:15-19, Acts 3:18-26 (prophetic office); Luther Sixth Petition, Numbers 8:5-22, Heb. 9:1-10:25 (priestly); Luther Second Petition, 1 Sam. 8:1-22, Matt. 27:11-44 (royal)
10/27, 10/28

"Christology from Behind": The Myth of Objectivity and the Privilege of Discipleship

Jesus Saves, But How? A Few Visions of Atonement*

Work "Crunch Time", Rutledge pp 189-195, Matt. 4:1-11, John 3:14-21, Mark 8:31-38, Luke 9:28-36, Work "The Message of Jesus' Ministry", Luther Amen, 1 Cor. 10:1-13, Phil. 3:8-16, Heb. 3:7-5:10, 12:1-13, 1 Pet. 1, Rom. 12:1-8, Eph. 2:1-10

Wilson part 2 (chs 4-6) {Jackie Scott Amanda Hasty / Kyle Gates Kristin Lincoln / Carson Veldstra Matt Schroeder}, Rutledge pp 87-96, 134-140, Work "The Nonviolent Atonement", Luther Seventh Petition

10/29, 10/30

Can God Really Suffer? The Powerful Weakness of the Cross*

Jinkins ch 6 and Rutledge pp 103-108 {Brandon Burns Sharon Horner}, McLaren chs 17-20 {Anna Dreyer Shannon Leal }, Jinkins ch 2, Mark 14:1-15:47, 1 Cor. 1:8-2:16
11/3, 11/4

Exercise on the Kingdom of God due (either this exercise or the Rutledge exercise below is extra credit) (hand in by 11/10 or 11/11)

Extra credit exercise on ministry service due (hand in by 11/10 or 11/11)

Easter Changes Everything*

Jinkins ch 11 {Noah Frank Josh DeForest}, Wilson intro to part 3, Rutledge pp 196-216 {Anna Kershaw Jocelyn Himmelreich}, Matt. 28:1-15, Mark 16:1-8, Luke 24:1-49, John 20:1-21:23, 1 Thess. 4:13-5:11
11/5, 11/6

Eschatology: The "World" between Ascension and Return

A Pentecost-al Introduction to the Holy Spirit

Judgment as a Form of Salvation

Last Day to withdraw 11/7

Rutledge pp 165-172 {Jenny Bliss Sam Fluitt}

Work "Gusty Winds, or a Jet Stream?" {Courtney Jue Ryan Killam}, Rutledge pp 175-181, Joel, Acts 2

Work "Advent's Answer to the Problem of Evil" {Brennan Johnson Chris Dunham}, Rutledge pp 217-231, Matt. 24:1-25:46, 1 Pet. 3:8-5:11

Us with God: The Shape of Our Salvation
11/10, 11/11

Exercise on the resurrection due (hand in by 11/17 or 11/18)

Apocalypse When?

Work "Once Upon a Tribulation", Rev. 20:1-22:5, 2 Thess. 2, 2 Pet. 3
11/12, 11/13

Exercise on eschatology due (hand in by 11/19 or 11/20)

Ecclesiology: Who Cares?*

One True Church?

Jinkins ch 9 {Brittany Travis Alyssa Prigel}, Work "Get Real", Deut. 5-8, Jer. 3:1-4:4, Rom. 11, Heb. 3:7-4:13

Work "I Belong to the One True Church" {Christine Adams Tana Lacy}, John 17, 1 Cor. 1:1-17

11/17, 11/18

Exercise on Rutledge due (either this exercise or the Kingdom of God exercise above is extra credit) (hand in by 11/24 or 11/25)

What Makes a Church? Dead Ends and Live Options

McLaren chs 21-23 {Kimberly Wong Jennifer Lauther}, Luther Third Article, Ps. 24, Acts 8:14-17, 1 Thess. 1, Rev. 2-3
11/19, 11/20

Worship as the Shape of the Christian Life

Uses and Abuses of Spiritual Gifts

Luther Third Commandment and Devotions, Ps. 66, 84, 149, 150

Rutledge pp 71-77, Acts 10:44-48, 1 Cor. 14

11/24, 11/25

Extra credit exercise on pedagogy due (hand in by 12/1 or 12/2)

Holiness: Signs of the Order of Salvation*

Jinkins ch 10 {Bryan Spencer Tori Stooks}, Rutledge pp 63-70 and 266-273 {Mark Sherwood Kristina Doernte}, Work "Reordering Salvation" {? Cassie Stanfield}, Luther Fifth Petition and Confession, Ps. 15, Isa. 57:14-21, Matt. 18, John 14:23-27
11/26, 11/27 Thanksgiving Holiday
12/1, 12/2

The Wholeness of the Church*

Liberation Theology: More Evangelical Than You Think

Wilson ch 7 {Lisa Falcone Matt Dundas}, Rutledge pp 50-55 and

Rutledge pp 141-146 {Brittany Lee Troy Havins}, Rom. 12, Luke 6:17-38, Acts 4:32-37

[O'Conner "Woe" chs 8-10 or "Words" chs 20-30 (between now and final)]

12/3, 12/4

Exercise on a hymn or a worship service due (hand in by 12/10 or 12/11)

Apostolicity: Structures of the Missionary Church*

Word and Sacraments: Practicing Salvation

Wilson ch 8 {Sarah Green Adriana Demakas}, McLaren chs 24-26 and Rutledge pp 157-164 {Jessica Niblett Danielle Nicholson}, Luther Fourth Commandment, Acts 6:1-7, Acts 15, Acts 20:25-32, 1 Tim.

Mark 4:10-20, Acts 8:26-40, Rom. 10:8-17, 1 Cor. 1-4, 2 Tim. 3, Titus 1:1-9

12/8, 12/9

From Jesus to Scripture: How Christ Instituted the Bible

McLaren chs 27-30 {Heather Florian Morgan Williams}, Rutledge pp 78-86 {Jennifer Falicon Courtney Conboy}, Ps. 19, Matt. 5:17-48, Luke 4:14-22

12/10, 12/11

Exercise on the shape of theology due (hand in at final exam)

Baptism: Here Comes the Bride*

Communion: Sharing Salvation*

Wilson ch 9 and conclusion to part 3 and final conclusion and Rutledge pp 247-255 {Allison Hughes Christina Hicks / Ryan Dye ?}, Luther Baptism (and Infant Baptism), Luke 3:21-22, Mark 10:33-45, Rom. 6:1-4, Gal. 3:27-29, 1 Pet. 3:18-22

McLaren chs 31-37 and Rutledge pp 182-188 {Kate Panziera ?}, 1 Cor. 11, Luther The Sacrament of the Altar and Conclusion

12/15 7-9 p.m. (rs20b)

12/18 8-10 a.m. (rs20c)

Reviewed extra credit exercises on sacraments, entrance examination, theology in the liberal arts, and/or an inquiry into your beliefs due

Final exam

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