Thursday, December 14, 2017

Scholarships for Under-35s at Pilgrim Theological College

If you're are aged under 35 years, and you are associated with the Uniting Church in Australia, you are eligible to apply for a scholarship at Pilgrim Theological College.

You can read the details here.

Pilgrim is the UCA's theological college in its Victoria/Tasmania Synod. It is located in Parkville, adjacent to the Melbourne University precinct, and close to public transport.  It is a member college of the University of Divinity, Australia's only specialist university and a national leader in theological education and research.

Check out the 2018 Pilgrim Handbook for details of the Units on offer next year, and for an even quicker overview take a look at the 2018 Timetable. There you'll see that there is a combination of face-to-face weekly units, on-line distance education, and intensives. Here's a summary list:

Semester 1:
  • New Testament Greek
  • Memory, History and the Historians
  • Trinity, Society and Dialogue
  • Greek Sources of Western  Thought
  • Life, History and the People of God in the Hebrew Scriptures
  • Biblical Theology of Mission
  • Fullness of Life: Spirituality in the Christian Tradition
  • Philosophy for Understanding Theology
  • Christianity's Big Ideas
  • Children and Families Ministry
  • Sex, Gender and Christian Doctrine
  • Living Leadership: Managing Organisational Change Faithfully
  • Reading and Interpreting Isaiah
Semester 2
  • Reason and Revival
  • Belief After Philosophy
  • Earliest Christianity
  • Discernment and Authority in the Christian Tradition
  • Theology of Pastoral Care
  • Hermeneutics
  • Jesus, Discipleship and Justice
  • The Art of Belief
  • Developing Mission Theology for Today
  • The Living People of God: Local, Global and Mission
  • A Changed Climate for Theology
  • The World of Hildegard of Bingen
  • Art and Practice of Oral Storytelling
  • Watching for God: Theology, the Bible and Film
  • Gender, Justice and Empire: Contextual Readings of the Old Testament
  • Thematic Study of the Old Testament
  • Doctrine, Truth and Pluralism
  • Sex and the Bible
  • Thinking Otherwise: Feminist Theologies
  • Effective Christian Leadership and Ministry
  • The Nurture and Spiritual Guidance of  Children
  • Formation for Christian Leadership

 Click here for details of the scholarships. Applications close on February 1st, 2018.