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The Evening School

Enriched Program
Courses in the enriched program are master's-level courses with limited enrollment for Evening School students. Admission into the enriched program requires an application and completion of the pre-requiste, Theological Education Toolbox: An Introduction to Theological Education. The ONLINE summer 2015 course, Visual Arts and Interpretation of the Gospels, may be taken towards the Evening School diploma. Application deadline is May 22. Course fee of $200 is paid after acceptance into the course. Limited enrollment.


Visual Arts and Interpretation of the Gospels (MA)
Dr. Andrew Guffey
ONLINE COURSE, June 22 - July 10, 2015
This course will explore the visual reception of various scenes from the four Gospels of the New Testament. We will analyze works of art that depict passages from the Gospels, to understand how such artistic works actively interpret even as they depict. This online course will utilize platforms for online collaboration, through which all members of the class will contribute their insights and learn from each other. Download application.

Enriched Evening School Rota (as of May 20, 2015)
Fall Term 2015 begins week of September 8
REGISTRATION OPENS AUGUST 3. Limited enrollment for all classes.

Beginning Ecclesiastical Latin (LAN 300)
Mr. Daniel Perett
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:45 PM - 8:10 PM
9/8/15 to 12/15/15 (no class, 10/13, 10/29)

Church Architetcture (RCL 300)
Dr. Amelia Dyer and Dr. Robert Prichard
Wednesdays, 6:45 PM - 9:30 PM
9/9/15 to 12/16/15 (no class, 10/28)

Conflict and Congregational Leaders (TPM 300)
Dr. Joyce Mercer
Mondays, 6:45 PM - 9:30 PM
9/14/15 to 12/14/15 (no class, 10/12)

Church Administration and Finances (TPM 301)
Ms. Heather Zdancewicz
Tuesdays, 6:45 PM - 9:30 PM
9/8/15 to 12/15/15 (no class, 10/13)

Foundations of Christian Spirituality
Dr. Kathleen Brown
Thursdays, 9/10/15 to 12/10/15 (no class, 10/29)


prerequisite course, cross-listed under Evening School, Traditional Program:
Theological Education Toolbox: An Introduction to Theological Education
Ms. Linda Lanam, CHT 200
next scheduled for January 2016, entering Fall 2015 enriched students may take it at this time.
An introduction to the tools, terms and traditions needed to lay a foundation as an Evening School student at Virginia Theological Seminary. Students must be present for three of the four class meetings to pass the course. This course is a non-credit, pass/fail prerequisite course for the Enriched Evening School program and does not count towards the Evening School diploma.
Instructors
Melody Knowles is the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Old Testament at VTS. 

Justin Lewis-Anthony is the Associate Dean of Students and the Director of Anglican Studies at VTS. He is the author of Circles of ThornsIf You Meet George Herbert on the Road, Kill Him and You are the Messiah, and I should know. His PhD was on leadership in the New Testament and popular film, and he spends too much time sitting in the dark. 

Ian Markham is Dean and President of Virginia Theological Seminary. He is the author of numerous books, including Against Atheism: Why Dawkins, Hitchens, and Harris Are Fundamentally Wrong and most recently, An Introduction to Said Nursi: Life, Thought, and Writings.

Katherine Glover serves as the Vice President for Human Resources and Institutional Effectiveness and Secretary of the Corporation of VTS.