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ADV Elective

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Select one elective ADV course.

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Imagination and Theology

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The “imagination” and its relationship to theology is a burgeoning area of study today. WCT 537 discusses the relationship between imagination and theology historically, and examines the role of the imagination in theological construction.

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Final Project

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Adventure studies concentrations in the M.A.T.S. program are required to submit a final project of between 15,000-20,000 words, not including bibliography or footnotes. The project will contain: 1) a theology of adventure (7,000-10,000 words); 2) Two different adventure projects and 3) an adventure project for the disabled (see student handbook for details). The project is … MORE

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Theology of Adventure: Doing and Being

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ADV 532 provides a theological base for Christian adventure. Drawing from sources as early as Plato and Aristotle, as well as more contemporary theologians, philosophers, psychologists, and anthropologists, ADV 532 seeks to reconfigure the very idea of adventure from a daring, somewhat hazard-laden activity, to a way of being-in-the-world. Students create their own theology of … MORE

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Introduction to Wilderness Adventure

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ADV 531 introduces the student to the fundamental nature of “wilderness” ministry, as grounded in a basic theology of adventure. It defines “adventure,” then touches on the biblical, theological, and anthropological backgrounds for wilderness ministry. It investigates the human understanding of adventure, and why humans actually need adventure. Finally, the course discusses the physical issues … MORE

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Theological Reflection

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Theological reflection, put simply, is “to envision and enact personal, and corporate life out of a God-formed worldview.” The course covers the theory and methodology necessary to envision and enact life out of a God-formed, or Christian worldview. Theological reflection has become lost in a postmodern culture where ‘theology’ is left to Sunday mornings. The … MORE