Practical Theology

 

“Practical Theology” covers a variety of subject areas of study that pertain to practical ministry skills, such as Preaching, Christian Counselling, and other areas of related parish work. This package is divided into two parts, Practical Theology I and II.

 

Instructions for Study: It is mandatory to follow the course plan as outlined below; study the subject areas and its related texts in the given order.

 

 

Information on the entire Theology Degree Program

 

 

 

 

Practical Theology -  Part 1

Pastoral Theology

“Pastoral Theology” serves as an introductory course to Practical Theology, and upon successful completion of the exam included in the course file listed below, you will be awarded 4 semester hour credits.

 

PastoralTheology_Course&Exams.pdf

 

 

The next two courses below deal with Christian Counselling and Preaching (Homiletics). When you feel ready for the exam, take the exam “Exam - Practical Theology 1” listed below and submit your written work to our Institute for grading. For the successful completion of the exam, you will be awarded 8 semester hour credits.

 

Christian Counselling

*  Atonement and Psychotherapy.pdf

*  Contemporary Growth Therapies.pdf

*  Finding Nourishment and Encouragement.pdf

 

Homiletics I

*  Preaching Christian Doctrine.pdf

*  The Apostolic Preaching and Its Developments.pdf

 

Exam Practical Theology Part 1

 

 

Practical Theology - Part 2

 

Homiletics II

In this course, you will continue your studies in Homiletics, the Power of Preaching God’s word. Upon successful completion of the exam, you will be awarded 5 semester hour credits. When you feel ready for the exam, contact our Institute and request an exam file.

 

*  As One Without Authority, Craddock.pdf

*  In Quest of Canonical Interpretation, Packer.pdf

*  Oral Writing, Hoefler.pdf

*  Partners in Preaching, Howe.pdf

*  The Eternal Word in the Modern World, Easton.pdf

*  Weekly sermon preparation, McLaughlin.pdf

 

EXAM

 

 

Parish Work

This course deals with various and essential aspects of parish work. Upon successful completion of the exam, you will be awarded 5 semester hour credits. When you feel ready for the exam, contact our Institute and request an exam file.

 

*  Parsons, Vesteries, & Parishes.pdf

*  Baptism_and_Confirmation_Reader.pdf

*  Holy_Communion_Reader.pdf

*  Liturgical Theology Graduate Reader.pdf

*  sharing our faith program.doc

*  small church evangelism.doc

*  Marriage Reader.pdf

*  Penance, Unction, and Spiritual Direction Reader.pdf

*  the driving principles.pdf

*  Undergrauate Reader in Ecclesiology.pdf

*  Your Church Can Multiply.doc

 

EXAM

 

 

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