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LTR 5590 Independent Study in Religion and Society1‑3 credits. Faculty.
LTR 6590 Thesis/Project in Religion and Society4 credits. Must be accompanied by the Divinity Colloquium, MIN 5801. Faculty.
LTR 5601 United Methodist Doctrine and PolityThis course is to prepare students for full ministerial membership in an Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. It will examine the nature and history of the church as the institutional expression of its theological postulates. Topics include: the theology of connectionalism with its implications for collegiality, accountability and responsibility; ordination; and ecumenism. 3 credits. Faculty.
LTR 5602 The Wesleyan Tradition and Church RenewalTo acquaint the student with the development of Methodism and its abiding influence on many Protestant denominations, this course examines the history, theology and doctrines of Methodism. Special attention will be given to the Wesleyan Quadrilateral, Wesley’s concept of perfection, his emphasis on small group ministry, the Sunday School, and his view of the role of parents and home life in the spiritual formation of children. 3 credits. Faculty.
LTR 5611 History of the Church of God in ChristThis course will explore the roots and doctrines of the Church of God in Christ, one of the fastest-growing Black churches, that showcases the rise of Pentecostal spirituality in the twentieth century. Students will study the reasons for Pentecostalism’s phenomenal growth. They will also learn the folklore and rich legacy of this important denomination. 2 credits. Dr. Hickman.
LTR 5690 Independent Study in Denominational Studies1‑3 credits. Faculty.
LTR 6690 Thesis/Project in Denominational Studies4 credits. Must be accompanied by the Divinity Colloquium, MIN 5801. Faculty.