In 2019 we are offering FOUR Christian Studies (Anglican Studies) courses, in association with the accredited provider of these courses, the College of St John the Evangelist, Auckland (also known as St John’s College or SJC).

Semester 1: BST 511 Bible Story – New Testament (15 credits)

Face to face teaching weekend (optional): Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, 8th – 10th March 2019, Christchurch (plus 8 online weeks)

Aim: This course introduces participants to the literature of the New Testament through reading representative texts from its major literary categories, discussing linguistic, cultural and historical factors that affect its interpretation, and practicing the art of applying its messages to contemporary contexts.

Content includes:

  • The New Testament and its world
  • Interpreting the New Testament today- using tools
  • Gospels – Four portraits of Jesus
  • Focus on Matthew and application to our contexts
  • Focus on the Luke and beginnings of the church
  • Paul’s letters and contemporary application
  • The Hebrew letters and their relevance today
  • Faith under threat, then and now

More information regarding online seminar dates can be found on the St Johns website (click here).

The 2019 correct course outline with content information, assignments etc, will be available by the end of February 2019.

Lead tutor: Tom Innes, St John’s College, Auckland

Registration: by 5 pm Friday 1 February 2019. Register by emailing Claire Bonner, Administrator of Theology House, admin@theologyhouse.ac.nz who will supply you with a formal enrolment form.

Cost: tuition fees are zero (thanks to funding from St John’s College) but there is a $50 administration fee for each course, payable to Theology House.

 

Semester 1: MMF 506 Accountable Ministry Practice (5 credits) 

Face to face teaching weekend: Friday evening to Sunday afternoon, 29th – 31st March, Christchurch

A course outline with content information, assignments etc, is available here.

Lead tutor: Tony Gerritsen, St John’s College, Auckland.

Registration: by 5 pm Friday 1 February 2019. Register by emailing Claire Bonner, Administrator of Theology House, admin@theologyhouse.ac.nz who will supply you with a formal enrolment form.

Cost: tuition fees are zero (thanks to funding from St John’s College) but there is a $50 administration fee for each course, payable to Theology House.

Semester 2: FHC 510 The Church’s Story Across History (15 credits)

Face to face teaching day: Saturday 3 August, plus 8 online weeks

A course outline with content information, assignments etc, still to come.

Registration: by 5 pm Friday 31 May 2019. Register by emailing Claire Bonner, Administrator of Theology House, admin@theologyhouse.ac.nz who will supply you with a formal enrolment form.

Cost: tuition fees are zero (thanks to funding from St John’s College) but there is a $50 administration fee for each course, payable to Theology House.

 

Semester 2: FHC 515 Being Anglican (5 credits)

No intensive, 6 weeks of 2 hours teaching online.

More information to come…

 

For more information regarding enrolment and administration of these courses, click here.

 

Important document

General HandbookSt John’s College Anglican Studies Handbook 2017