Participants will know and become conversant with the basic principles of United Methodist doctrine and theology.
The objectives of this course are to:
Help students assess their own faith journey in the context of United Methodist doctrine and theology.
Provide a basic understanding of the elements of United Methodist doctrine and theology.
Provide the opportunity for students to be in online conversation with the instructor and other students about their understandings of United Methodist doctrine and theology.
Assess and evaluate their growth in understanding United Methodist doctrine and theology.
Campbell, Ted A. Methodist Doctrine: The Essentials, REVISED EDITION. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-4267-2701-6.
Campbell, Ted A. ed. A Wesley Reader: Writings of John and Charles Wesley. Dallas, Texas: Tuckapaw Media, 2008. ISBN: 978-0982069806. Required excerpts provided in class.
The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church 2016. Nashville: The United Methodist Publishing House, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-501-83321-2. (See also the online free edition).
The United Methodist Hymnal. Nashville: The United Methodist Publishing House, 1989. ISBN: 978-0687431342.
- Facilitator: Marian Adell