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10-Integrative Courses

10 500, E, VFCL Year 1 (Ehrman) (.pdf, 131K)
10 500X, VFCL Year 1 Online (Ehrman) (.pdf, 135K)
10 502, E, VFCL Year Two (Ehrman) (.pdf, 125K)
10 502X, VFCL Year 2 Online (Ehrman) (.pdf, 86K)
10 504, E, VFCL Year Three (Ehrman) (.pdf, 85K)
10 600, Final Integrative Project (R. Anderson) (.pdf, 39K)
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Old Testament

11 500, Introduction to the Hebrew Bible (C. Anderson) (.pdf, 26K)
11 541, Elementary Biblical Hebrew (Hopp-Peters) (.pdf, 11K)
11 601, Pentateuch: Exodus (C. Anderson) (.pdf, 22K)
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12-New Testament

12 500A, Introduction to the New Testament (Yeo) (.pdf, 165K)
12 500X, Introduction to the New Testament (Cosgrove) (.pdf, 107K)
12 541, Elementary Biblical Greek 1 (Lester) (.pdf, 164K)
12 643, Intermediate Greek (Lester) (.pdf, 65K)
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11/12-Bible Content

1112 503N&O, Bible Content (Schreiner) (.pdf, 352K)
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13-Church History

13 501 A and B, History of Christian Thought and Practice 1 (Papandrea) (.pdf, 188K)
13 501X, History of Christian Thought and Practice I (VanSlyke) (.pdf, 498K)
13 502X, History of Christian Thought and Practice 2 (Johnson) (.pdf, 166K)
13 806, Women in the Reformation (Johnson) (.pdf, 93K)
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21-Theology

21 505, Introduction to Theology (Ray) (.pdf, 13K)
21 506, Doctrine of God, Doctrine of Creation (Bedford) (.pdf, 190K)
21 507, Christology-Theological Anthropology (Joh) (.pdf, 48K)
21 508, Pneumatology, Ecclesiology, Eschatology (Chong) (.pdf, 100K)
21 514X, Introduction to Global Christianity (Pieterse) (.pdf, 57K)
21 801, Topics in Theology: Transpacific Christianity/Asian American Theologies (Joh) (.pdf, 104K)
21 802, Process Philosophy and Theology (Ray) (.pdf, 13K)
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22-Ethics and Society

22 506, Christian Moral Theology (Pieterse) (.pdf, 33K)
22 857, Birth, Death, and Other Moments Inbetween (Waters) (.pdf, 7K)
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31-Preaching, Worship, and Church Music

31 501 A&B, Developing and Preaching the Sermon (Brooks) (.pdf, 64K)
31 511, Christian Public Worship (Duck and Wilson) (.pdf, 44K)
31 542X, UM Worship: Theory and Practice (R. Anderson) (.pdf, 61K)
31 607, Advanced Preaching (Brooks) (.pdf, 49K)
31 687A, Sacred Music Colloquium (R. Anderson) (.pdf, 15K)
31 815, Sacramental Theology (R. Anderson) (.pdf, 21K)
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32-Pastoral Care

32 501, Introduction to Pastoral Care (Armstrong) (.pdf, 49K)
32 604, Research Methods in Pastoral Counseling (Chung) (.pdf, 58K)
32 646, Loss and Grief (Armstrong) (.pdf, 47K)
32 600/900, Integrative Seminar in Pastoral Theology (Holliman) (.pdf, 130K)
32 801B, Use of Self in Parish Ministry (Holliman) (.pdf, 116K)
32 852, Practicum in Pastoral Care and Counseling (Holliman) (.pdf, 66K)
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33-Christian Education

33 502, Teaching for Biblical Faith (Seymour) (.pdf, 560K)
33 661, CEF 2016 (Lee) (.pdf, 11K)
33 845, Faith and Development Theories (Crain) (.pdf, 36K)
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34-Congregational Leadership

34 506, Pastor and People (Teasdale) (.pdf, 74K)
34 507, Spiritual Direction/Companionship (Schmidt) (.pdf, 85K)
34 602 A&B, Practicum/Supervision in Spiritual Direction/Companionship (Schmidt) (.pdf, 85K)
34 650, Advanced Seminar in Congregational Leadership (Francis) (.pdf, 30K)
34 682, Spirituality in the USA Today (Schmidt) (.pdf, 90K)
3421-628X, Theology of Evangelism (Teasdale) (.pdf, 115K)
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40-Denominational Studies

40 674, UM Studies: Wesley and the 19th Century (Bryant) (.pdf, 39K)
40 676X United Methodist History (Kim) (.pdf, 520K)
40 677X, United Methodist Doctrine (Kim) (.pdf, 520K)
40 678X, United Methodist Polity (Valdez-Barker and Hoxie-Schol) (.pdf, 101K)
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41-Cross-Cultural Travel

41 881, Study Tour of the Holy Land (Yeo) (.pdf, 228K)
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42-North Chicago Theological Institute

42-NCTI Global Theologies: How the Growth of the Church within the Majority World is Affecting Theology (.pdf, 83K)
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60-MTS Core Courses

60 689, MTS Colloquium (Duncan) (.pdf, 97K)
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80-Doctor of Ministry Courses

80 785X, Research Design and Methodology (Trefz) (.pdf, 61K)
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90-Doctor of Philosophy Core Courses

90 901, Biblical and Theological Hermeneutics (Bedford and Rector) (.pdf, 101K)
90 904, PhD Research Methods (Cosgrove) (.pdf, 57K)
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21-Theology

21 505, Introduction to Theology (T. Eberhart) (.pdf, 130K)
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34-Congregational Leadership

34 504, Church Administration (Fowler) (.pdf, 32K)
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40-Denominational Studies

40 673, UM Studies: 20th Century to the Present (Bryant) (.pdf, 46K)
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80-Doctor of Ministry Courses

80 733, Practicum in Spiritual Formation (Schmidt) (.pdf, 29K)
80 757, Administration and Leadership (Fowler) (.pdf, 25K)
80 760, Planning for Renewal: What Does Community Organizing Have to do with Jesus? (Taylor) (.pdf, 34K)
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90-Doctor of Philosophy Core Courses

90 903, PhD Teaching Seminar (Seymour) (.pdf, 97K)
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10-Integrative Courses

10 500 and 10 500 E, VFCL Year 1 (Kincannon) (.pdf, 156K)
10 500X, VFCL Year 1 Online (Kincannon) (.pdf, 113K)
10 502 and 10 502E, VFCL Year 2 (Kincannon) (.pdf, 130K)
10 504 and 10 504E, VFCL Year 3 (Kincannon) (.pdf, 91K)
10 504X, VFCL Year 3 Online (Kincannon) (.pdf, 94K)
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11-Old Testament

11 542, Elementary Hebrew II (Hopp-Peters) (.pdf, 11K)
11 601, Pentateuch: Women in Genesis (Russaw) (.pdf, 149K)
This class requires two files, the syllabus and the booklist.
11 601, Pentateuch: Women in Genesis Booklist (Russaw) (.pdf, 38K)
Be sure to download the syllabus for this class as well as this booklist.
11 603, Prophetic Books: Jeremiah (Hopp-Peters) (.pdf, 12K)
11 500A, Introduction to the Old Testament (Duncan) (.pdf, 51K)
11 607, The Writings: Jonah and Ruth (Duncan) (.pdf, 168K)
11 500X, Introduction to the Old Testament, Online (Lester) (.pdf, 72K)
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12-New Testament

12 500A, Introduction to the New Testament (Cosgrove) (.pdf, 89K)
12 542, Elementary Greek II (Vena) (.pdf, 6K)
12 814, Gospel of Mark (Vena) (.pdf, 6K)
12 807, Romans (Yeo) (.pdf, 206K)
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11/12-Bible Content

1112 503NO, Bible Content-New Testament and Old Testament (Schreiner) (.pdf, 237K)
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13-Church History

13 501 History of Christian Thought and Practice I (Papandrea) (.pdf, 47K)
13 502X, History of Christian Thought and Practice II, Online (Dodrill) (.pdf, 87K)
1331 617, History of Christian Worship: The First Four Centuries (Cosgrove) (.pdf, 83K)
1331 847, Eucharist (Senn) (.pdf, 22K)
13 502A, History of Christian Thought and Practice II (Murphy) (.pdf, 117K)
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21-Theology

21 506, Doctrine of God, Doctrine of Creation (Chong) (.pdf, 161K)
2134 633, Interrupting Violence: A Case Study into a Power and a Principality (Bedford and Cowser) (.pdf, 88K)
21 505, Introduction to Theology (Ray) (.pdf, 13K)
21 801, Topics in Theology: Sin and Evil (Ray) (.pdf, 18K)
21 507, Christology-Theological Anthropology (Joh) (.pdf, 65K)
21 836, Feminist and Womanist Theology (Joh) (.pdf, 100K)
21 508, Pneumatology, Ecclessiology, Eschatology (Bryant) (.pdf, 81K)
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22-Ethics and Society

22 857, Moral Theology Topics: Environmental Ethics (T. Eberhart) (.pdf, 142K)
22 506, Christian Moral Theology (Waters) (.pdf, 14K)
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31-Preaching, Worship, and Church Music

31 511, Christian Public Worship (Duck) (.pdf, 50K)
31 501 A &B, Developing and Preaching the Sermon (Brooks and Wymer) (.pdf, 71K)
31 607, Advanced Preaching (Brooks and Wymer) (.pdf, 60K)
31 915, Teaching Preaching (Brooks) (.pdf, 25K)
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32-Pastoral Care

32 501, Introduction to Pastoral Care (Holliman) (.pdf, 76K)
32 832, Pscyhopathology: Diagnosis in Parish and Counseling Settings (Holliman) (.pdf, 55K)
32 814, Psychology of Religion (Chung) (.pdf, 80K)
32 834, Premarital, Marital, and Family Counseling (Hogue) (.pdf, 31K)
3233 800X, Seminar in Practical Theology (Hogue) (.pdf, 45K)
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33-Christian Education

33 824B, Seminar in Christian Education: Child Advocacy (V. Lee) (.pdf, 18K)
33 824A, Seminar in Christian Education: Emancipatory Pedagogy (Blount) (.pdf, 79K)
33 502X, Teaching for Biblical Faith (Blount) (.pdf, 145K)
33 801, Advanced Practicum in Teaching (V. Lee) (.pdf, 22K)
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34-Congregational Leadership

34 609, Planning and Planting Congregations (Fowler and Teasdale) (.pdf, 130K)
3421 628X, Theology of Evangelism (Teasdale) (.pdf, 235K)
34 511, Prayer in Christian Ministry (Schmidt) (.pdf, 189K)
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40-Denominational Studies

40 678X, United Methodist Polity (Fowler) (.pdf, 47K)
4034 625, General Conference Seminar (Fowler and Valdez-Barker) (.pdf, 71K)
40 674, UM Studies: Wesley and the 19th Century (Bryant) (.pdf, 32K)
40 677X, United Methodist Doctrine (M. Kim) (.pdf, 477K)
40 676X, United Methodist History (M. Kim) (.pdf, 492K)
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41-Cross-Cultural Travel

41 681, Cross-Cultural Seminar: Study Tour of Peace and Justice in China (Yeo) (.pdf, 111K)
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42-North Chicago Theological Institute

42 CTI, Prayer and Life in the Spirit: Most Difficult Issues in Pastoral Care (.pdf, 80K)
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80-Doctor of Ministry Courses

80 745X, Cultural Values in Congregational Life (Teasdale) (.pdf, 148K)
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11-Old Testament

11 500, Introduction to the Old Testament (Vena) (.pdf, 123K)
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12-New Testament

12 611X, I Corinthians (Cosgrove) (.pdf, 20K)
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31-Preaching, Worship, and Church Music

31 501S, Desarrollando y Predicando el Sermón (Irizarry-Fernandez) (.pdf, 11K)
31 511, Christian Public Worship (Duck) (.pdf, 53K)
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33-Christian Education

33 506, Theological Education in the Parish (Wasoian) (.pdf, 44K)
33 661, Focused Study: Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy Ministry (V. Lee and Blount) (.pdf, 16K)
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33 661, Focused Study: Proctor Institute for Child Advocacy Ministry (V. Lee and Blount) (.pdf, 60K)
There are two files to download for 33-661.  
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34-Congregational Leadership

34 537/80-737, Empowering Congregations for Evangelism (Teasdale) (.pdf, 143K)
34 540X, Spiritual Disciplines for Personal and Parish Renewal (Judy) (.pdf, 214K)
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40-Denominational Studies

40 674, UM Studies: Wesley and the 19th Century (Bryant) (.pdf, 40K)
40-674S, UM: Juan Wesley y el Siglo XIX (Magallanes) (.pdf, 16K)
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80-Doctor of Ministry Courses

80 706, Spiritual Formation and the Leader (Bishop Lee) (.pdf, 16K)
80 759, Church and Community Book List (Cowser) (.pdf, 26K)
80 759, Church and Community Syllabus (Cowser) (.pdf, 43K)
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SCUPE

M 314, The Devil in Ferguson: Race and Religion in Contemporary America (Ray) (.pdf, 6K)
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