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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 completeion of the pre-requiste, Theological Education Toolbox: An Introduction to Theological Education.


Film & The Bible
Dr. Melody Knowles & Dr. Justin Lewis-Anthony
Monday, 7:00 - 9:45 PM 9/8-12/8
What does Hollywood know about Scripture? How do we discuss the Bible in reference to popular culture? By examining films from around the world, from the 1950s to today, students will be exposed to a variety of visual exegetical projects and be able to critically with the ways film artists interact with biblical texts. Apply Now


Faith in the Triune God
Dr. Ian Markham
Wednesday, 6:45 - 9:30 PM 9/3 - 12/10
This course will explore the fundamentals of the Christian faith through the doctrine of the Trinity. Students will be encouraged to articulate a sense of their faith understanding as informed by the richness of the Anglican tradition. Apply Now


Vestries & Boards: Governing as a Church
Ms. Katherine Glover
Thursday, 7:00 - 9:45 PM 10/30 - 12/11
This course will broadly examine the essential elements and models of governance with a particular emphasis on the parish context. What does the Bible say about church organization and governance? Are the principles of Christian community the same as those for effective governance, and what do they teach us about avoiding and resolving conflict? Apply Now


prerequisite course, cross-listed under Evening School, Traditional Program:
Theological Education Toolbox: An Introduction to Theological Education
Ms. Linda Lanam, CHT 200
Tuesday & Thursdays 7:00-9:00 PM
August 19-August 28
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. Register Now
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.