Courses in the traditional Evening School of Theology provide theological education for lay people who want more than Sunday morning classes. There is an open enrollment policy for all who wish to register. Students may audit or take classes for Evening School credit. Registration opens August 1, 2015.
Fall 2015 Schedule: UNDER Construction (updated May 20, 2015)Women In and On the Bible: Virtue, Valor, and VisionMs. Linda Lanam
, MTSTuesdays 7:30-9:30 PM9/15-10/27
(no class 10/13)
The stories of women in the Bible and the scholarship of woman on the Bible continue to be missed, dismissed, and misunderstood. In this six-week survey, we will consider a number of well-known and unknown examples in both categories, from Shiphrah and Puah to Martha and Mary, from Kathleen O'Connor and Catherine LaCugna to Wilda Gafney and Elaine Pagels. Let's see what these women have to teach us about the roles of women in the Bible and the relationship of women to the Bible.NEW FORMAT OFFERED FALL 2015
! Two learning options: Take " Women In and On the Bible: Virture, Valor, and Vision
" as a six-week non-credit class OR
continue for an additional four weeks for more-indepth study and to work towards Evening School (1) credit in the area of Scripture. The independent seminar will meet 11/3, 11/10, 11/17 and 11/24 with the instructor. Learn more
about the Diploma in Theological Studies offered by the Evening School of Theology.Poetry Heals the Wounds Inflicted by Reason
The Rev. J. Barney Hawkins, IV Ph.D.Wednesdays 7:30-9:30 PM
10/21-12/2 (no class 11/25)Introduction to Theological EducationMs. Linda Lanam, CHT 200next scheduled for January 2016
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.