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Summer Session on Holy Hill

July 6, 2009 from 9:00am to 5:00pm

Summer Session 2009 is co-sponsored by PSR, Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary,
and GTU's Center for the Arts, Religion, and Education. Summer Session is for people from all walks of life: clergy, lay leaders, teachers, artists, writers, community leaders, spiritual seekers, seminary students, and retirees. Courses can be audited or taken for continuing education units or academic credit. For fees and times of courses, and to register online, visit For more information, call 510/849-8268 (toll-free: 800/999-0528, ext. 8268).

Full descriptions of courses below can be found in the online summer session schedule

Starting July 6

The Art of Campus Ministry—Elena Larssen
Artistic Vision and Social Responsibility—Pamela Blotner
Biblical Hebrew I (3-week course)—Robert Kramish
Birth and Spiritual Care—Alison Worcester and Moana Minton
Dealing with Conflict in Congregations—Speed Leas
Drama in Worship and Ministry—Sally Juarez
Luther and Calvin on Earthly Life and Eschatology—Jane Strohl
Ministry with Latino Neighbors—Alicia Vargas
Old Testament Theology (2-week course)—Jon Berquist
Queering the Bible I: Erotic Knowing and Scripture—Timothy Koch
Representing the Body—Pamela Blotner

Starting July 13

American Buddhisms: An Experiential Introduction (2-week course)—Wakoh Shannon Hickey
Cognition and Prayer—Therese DesCamp
Leading from Within: Creating Circles of Trust—David Hagstrom and Caryl Casbon
Queering the Bible II: Tools for Justice-Making—Timothy Koch
Pastoral Care of Dying and Grieving—Herbert Anderson
Preaching in Our Contemporary Culture—Richard Jensen
Race, Religion, Sex, and Citizenship—Johari Jabir
Where Have All the Coffins Gone?—Donna Schaper

Starting July 20

Dance and Spirituality—Ai Ra Kim
Faith Community Leadership in Disaster Response— Kevin Massey
Feminist Readings of LGBT Theologies—Mary Hunt
Queering Liturgy and Music—Jim Mitulski and Bob Crocker
Using The People’s Bible in the Parish—Wil Gafney
Using New Media Technologies and Web-Based Resources in Worship—Michael Bausch
Writing as Healing Ministry—Sharon Bray

Starting July 27

Biblical Hebrew II—Robert Kramish
Enhancing Congregational Resilience: Matthew 18 as Primary Prevention—John Beck
Creative Writing Workshop—Pat Schneider
Death, Humility, and Radical Trust: Ernest Becker Revisited— Sam Keen and Herbert Anderson
Preaching with Film Clips and Visual Imagery (online course)— Michael Bausch
Preparing for Committed Relationships—William Hiebert

Starting August 3

Authority and Presence: The Narratives of Vision and Power by African American Women—Joanne Braxton
Catalyzing Creative Leadership for the Emerging Church— Gerardo Marti
Global Song—Dan Damon
Pop Goes Religion—Richard Lindsay