Summer Term 2010: online registration option

Summer Term at Sterling Divinity Quadrangle will be easier than ever to register for in 2010, with an online registration option available for the first time through the Summer Term web site.  The site will be activated by the end of January at, with a full listing of courses and registration information.

There will be three five-day sessions—most courses will meet either in the morning or afternoon—beginning soon after the end of the academic year:  June 7-11, 14-18, 21-25.

Senior Yale faculty teaching five-day courses will be Denys Turner (Julian of Norwich, Mystical Theologian); Harold Attridge (Gospel of John); Peter Hawkins (King David in Scripture and Literature, with Vicky Hoffer), Robert Wilson (Preaching from the Lectionary, with David Bartlett); and Bruce Gordon (What Happened to the Bible in the Reformation?).

Making a return this year after a three-year absence is the popular two-day “theological sampler” course, this year featuring Attridge, Emilie Townes and Edward Waggoner.

Among the other five-day courses to be taught are Art and Artifact (Julie Faith Parker), Complicated Death (Jan Holton), Writing Workshop (Ray Waddle); Family in Paul (Judith Gundry); Art and Artifact II (Julie Faith Parker); Renewing Congregational Song (Patrick Evans); Theology in a Living Church (Ed and Janet Waggoner); The Problem of Charity (Scott Dolff); Pastoral Care and Addiction (Jan Holton); Musical Skills and Vocal Development for Parish Ministry (Patrick Evans); A Short History of Sin (Scott Dolff): Pop Goes Religion (Richard Lindsay), The Ecumenical Movement and Its Future (William Rusch); Who Wrote the Bible? (Joel Baden); Now We Are the Body: Global Song (Patrick Evans).

On June 8-9, Berkeley Divinity School will host a special two-day symposium for BDS alumni, Getting the WORD out: Communication as Leadership.  The Very Reverend W. Nicholas Knisely, dean of Trinity Cathedral in Phoenix, AZ, will serve as keynote speaker for the event.