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MA Units Autumn Term 2013

Christian Spirituality
With Dr David McCulloch & Revd Julie Lunn Tuesday, 1:30 4:30 A study of ve traditions of spirituality, drawing on their historical resources and exploring their contribution to selected inward, outward and corporate disciplines within contemporary spiritual formation..

Other Study Options


nTC has a wide range of courses which can be taken either as stand-alone units or as part of an award of the College. This autumn we are offering mA options in Biblical Studies and in Christian Spirituality (great continuing education options). We are also offering a wide range of undergraduate courses: take an evening to think about theology and art (and roll up your sleeves!); take the time to learn some hebrew; get some sound foundations for interpreting the Bible; or dig deep into Old or new Testament, the intricacies of Theology, or reflect on Islam in Contemporary Britain (more info inside). For more detailed information on any of these options, go to www.nazarene.ac.uk or call the College at the number below.

Contextualising Scripture: Second Temple Period

With Dr Sarah Whittle and Dr Dwight Swanson Thursday, 9:15 12:15 Introduces the genre, content and context of Second Temple Period texts and examines the socio-historical context in the Graeco-Roman period.

MA Intensive Study Units January 2014


Christian Holiness in Biblical Perspective
With Dr Kent Brower January 6th 17th Critically Examines the scriptural basis for understanding Christian Holiness

Nazarene Theological College


nTC welcomes students from all Christian traditions who find the College attractive because of the healthy balance of serious theological study and valuable practical training. As a Partner institution of The university of manchester, the College offers a range of full and part-time courses, all of which are validated by the university. The College is actively involved in the manchester Christian community.

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Urban Ministry and Mission

With Revd Dr Deirdre Brower Latz and Andrew Grinnel January 6th 17th Offers a foundation in reading the city, considering aspects of the city, its culture, its nature and its needs. Drawing on key resources, the course explores and critically considers the multifaceted nature of cities and ministry and mission in them. .

Further Information
For more information on courses and any prerequisites please contact: The Registrar, NTC, Dene Road, Didsbury, Manchester M20 2GU Tel: 0161-445-3063 email: enquiries@nazarene.ac.uk Website: www.nazarene.ac.uk

Evening & Day Classes


for Autumn 2013
Registration now open Evening Classes start September 24th Day Units from September 19th

Introduction to Biblical Studies


Building sound foundations for Interpreting Scripture

Theology & the Visual Arts:


Worship, Mission and Discipleship
Lesley Sutton, Julie Lunn, & Louise Kenyon Wednesday Evening 7:00 - 9:00

REGISTRATION FORM FOR AUTUMN 2013


Please send the completed form to: Part-time Study, Nazarene Theological College, Dene Road, Didsbury, Manchester M20 2GU

with Dr Sarah Whittle

Tuesday evenings, 7:00 - 9:00, from Sept 24th Introduction to Biblical Studies is a first-level introduction to Scripture and its interpretation. It provides a great overview of the Bible, its origins, and the means by which our modern translations come to us. It will teach you how to make interpretation, help you engage with and evaluate different approaches to the text, and develop your own integrity through awareness of your preconceptions and those of others. In this class, you will Gain an overview of the history of Biblical interpretation Have a sense of the range of theological and philosophical preconceptions underlying Biblical interpretation Develop a working grasp of the tools of Biblical criticism Wrestle with the relative merits of evidence and arguments used by Biblical scholars Become aware of the complexities of generating contemporary applications of Biblical teaching

The Story of God


YOUR INFORMATION Full name ............................................................................................................................................................. Address ................................................................................................................................................................. ...........................................................................Postcode .................................................................................... Telephone .................................................................Email..................................................................................
Credit Unit (HE): 595 (Attendance + course work)

with Dr Dwight Swanson Tuesday 8:45 10:45

Taster Unit: 225 (First Credit Course)

Paul & the Epistles*


with Dr Svetlana Khobnya Monday 11:00 1:00

Old Testament Law*


with Dr Dwight Swanson Tuesday 1:30 - 3:30

Choice of Unit:

COURSE FEES:

with Revd Dr David Rainey Wednesday 11:00 - 1:00

Intro to Theology

Islam in Contemporary Britain


with Revd Phil Rawlings Thursday 11:00 - 1:00

Dr Sarah Whittle is an NTC faculty member with a particular specialism in the area of New Testament and Paul. Her research explores Pauls use of Scripture in the Letter to the Romans. Born and bred in Manchester, Sarah is also a keen drummer, a Manchester United fan, and involved in ministry in an urban congregation in Manchester.

Christian Doctrine
with Revd Dr David Rainey Tuesday 8:45 11:00

Other autumn course units include: Early Church*; Hermeneutics*; Matthew/Mark*; Hebrew, The Holy Spirit & Mission of the Church*; Studies in Hebrews* Theological German; Youth Work in Community; Creative Evangelism. *Courses marked with an asterisk are advanced units and may
require a foundation unit as a prerequisite.

Course fees arrangements must be made by the end of the second week of classes. Students who withdraw after the second week of classes are not normally allowed tuition refund. Please see the Colleges Fee Schedule and Terms and Conditions on the website at www.nazarene.ac.uk. Auditing students do not have library borrowing rights or MOODLE web access.

with Revd Dr Deirdre Brower Latz Tuesday 8:45 10:45

Introduction to Biblical Studies

Audit Unit: 90 (Attendance at lectures only)

Social Justice

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