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WOTA 616W

The Art of Faith, Winter 2011

Ellen Oak

This foundational course explores the doing of art as integral to the doing of faith. Topics include: physicality, creativity, risk, grace, encounter with the Other, evocative power, performance, discipline, freedom, and love. Learning process includes: reading, discussion, and hands-on practice. No particular talent or training in any artistic discipline is needed. A public performance will take place as an ending to the course. Limit: 20. This course is an Arts integrative catalyst and also fulfills a WOTA requirement in the old curriculum.

Syllabus

Winter - January 3-6 10:00 am-2:45 pm; January 10-11, 13 10:00 am-2:45 pm; January 14 10:00 am - 9:00 pm


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.