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PRAC 630W [IF]

Interfaith Community Organizing and Congregational Life, Winter 2015

Rev. Burns Stanfield

Students will learn the basics of broad-based community organizing in the setting of a Presbyterian church that has been active in the work of the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization, an IAF-affiliate which has had successful campaigns in housing, health care and education.  On Friday, January 16, the class will have an extended session into the evening and participate in non-Christian worship experiences.  The class will observe MLK day and not meet on Monday, January 19. Students will explore interfaith community work and also study how the tools of community organizing can strengthen the development of one’s own particular congregation. Limit: 25
This class meets off-campus at 4th Presbyterian Church, Boston.

Fall - Session 2, January 12-23, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. OFF CAMPUS at 4th Presbyterian Church, Boston


Key to Course Listings

Key Description
EL "EL" following a course description indicates an E-Learning course.
F "F" following a course number indicates a course offered during Fall semester.
S "S" following a course number indicates a course offered during Spring semester.
W "W" following a course number indicates a course offered during Winter Session in January.
J "J" following a course number indicates a course offered during June.
Y
"Y" following a course number indicates a yearlong course. Students must register each semester for year-long courses.

This listing is subject to change. Continue to check the school's eb site, www.ants.edu, for current information about course listings, times and dates. All courses, including Church and Ministry Department courses, are now offered for 3 credits. Only students following the pre-2001 M.Div. curriculum may elect to take courses for other than 3 credits. Unless otherwise noted, courses are generally limited to 55 students.


Levels of Instruction

Level Description
500 Language courses or introductory courses meeting departmental requirements for either the M.Div. or the M.A. degree.
600 Meet departmental requirements for the M.Div., unless otherwise indicated, or program requirements for the M.A.
700 For advanced M.Div. and M.A. students with either background in an area or prerequisites completed. These courses meet some departmental upper-level elective requirements for the M.Div.
800 Primarily for D.Min. and S.T.M. students, although a limited number of seniors with the appropriate background may enroll with the instructor's permission.

 

Dual-numbered courses-e.g., [HIST 725/825] - indicate courses that serve more than one level. Students should register for the level appropriate to their program needs.

Example: an M.Div. or M.A. student would register for HIST 725, but an S.T.M. or D.Min. student would register for HIST 825.