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Evening School Programs

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 credit.


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

The Word, The World, and the Whisper: Recognizing God's Creative Spark in Our Lives
Ms. Lois Cecsarini, Dr. Kathleen Staudt, & guest lecturers, SPL 200
Thursdays 7:30-9:30 PM
September 11-November 18
Come explore the deep connection between biblical story, life experience and the creative process. Guided by guest artists who engage Scripture in their work, we'll invite our own inner artist to respond to God's Word in the world. As part of that response, we'll collaborate on a final, creative class project. Register Now

Found in Translation: How Words Inform
Dr. Andrew Guffey, OTS 101
Tuesdays 7:30-9:30 PM
Octoer 14-November 18
Have you ever read a passage of the Bible and thought, "I wonder what that word really means?" Or wondered why Bible translations vary from one version to the next? We will explore the fundamentals of translating biblical texts and learn what resources are available to people who want to study Scripture in depth, but do not read Hebrew or Greek. With the right tools, what is lost in translation can still be found. Register Now
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