Schedule

Week 5: IN GOD (September 23, 25, 27)

Who is God? This question is so important that we're sticking with it for another week! It's worth it.
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Monday: IN GOD (lecture)

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Wednesday: IN GOD (section)

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Friday: IN GOD (panel)

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Week 6: THE FATHER ALMIGHTY (September 30, October 2, 4)

How is God a "Father"? The Creed specifies God's identity further, calling him a "father" and "almighty"—does this mean that God is a biological male? A literal father? Is all of this symbolic in some way? And what does it mean for God to be "almighty"?
NOTE: THIS IS A SPECIAL WEEK! We have no class this Friday, October 4th. We'll deal with it in this way: 
(1) Lecture as normal on Monday. 
(2) On Wednesday, we'll all meet in Bauman for the panel. Readings are all still due by Wednesday at 11:00am.
(3) There will be no section meeting this week, and you have Friday off! :) 

Monday: THE FATHER ALMIGHTY (lecture)

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Wednesday: THE FATHER ALMIGHTY (**panel**)

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Friday: NO CLASS, FALL BREAK

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Week 1: I (August 26, 28,30)

Welcome to the first week of class! All you have to do for this first class on Monday is show up at the Bauman Auditorium, find a seat, and be ready to learn by 11:00am—set a good tone for yourself this school year and please be a little early. Bring paper and something to write with, so that you can take notes and hand in our first graded assignment, the Reaction Paper, at the end of class (see Syllabus under Assignments, Exams, and Grades > REACTION PAPERS). 

The materials listed here each week—Monday, Wednesday, Friday—comprise our official schedule of events and readings. All readings are due by 11:00am every Wednesday, before your Wednesday section meeting begins. No readings are required before class on Mondays, though students can begin the weekly cycle of reading any time they choose—as long as they finish before 11:00am on Wednesday. If you're confused about what this course is, try reading The Course link; for all course policies, try the Syllabus. If you want to watch a video walking you through the key aspects of the course by the course directrors, click here!

Monday: I (lecture)

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Friday: I (panel)

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Wednesday: I (section)

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Week 2: BELIEVE (September 2, 4, 6)

What does it mean to "believe"? 
The materials listed here each week—Monday, Wednesday, Friday—comprise our official schedule of events and readings. All readings are due by 11:00am every Wednesday, before your Wednesday section meeting begins. No readings are required before class on Mondays, though students can begin the weekly cycle of reading any time they choose—as long as they finish before 11:00am on Wednesday. If you're confused about what this course is, try reading The Course link; for all course policies, try the Syllabus.

Monday: BELIEVE (lecture)

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Wednesday: BELIEVE (section)

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Friday: BELIEVE (panel)

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Week 3: BELIEVE (September 9, 11, 13)

Because the concept of belief is so important for Christians, we're talking about it again this week! See you in Bauman at 11:00am for this week's lecture. Lingering questions about the course? Consult the Syllabus, and the list of FAQs there, or talk to one of the teaching team members after class or during your section. 

This week is a little different for us—on Wednesday we have no class, because it is Serve Day!
Here is how we'll deal with that: 

(1) We will not meet in our sections this week. 
(2) We will still have assigned readings—see under the Wednesday class period—and these are to be read, in full, including the "Great Moments in Theology" handout, for this week only by 11:00am on Friday. 
(3) We'll pick it back up on Friday with our panel—the panelists will be discussing the texts that you'd normally have in section, as well as the normal panel discussion material. 

Monday: BELIEVE (lecture)

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Wednesday: BELIEVE (section)

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Friday: BELIEVE (panel)

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Week 4: IN GOD (September 16, 18, 20)

Who is God?

The Apostles' Creed now introduces us to the content of belief and the source of all things: God. How can we know anything at all about God? Is the Bible the sole source of Christian knowledge about God? How does God communicate with people?

Monday: IN GOD (lecture)

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Wednesday: IN GOD (section)

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Friday: IN GOD (panel)

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