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.

Required Texts

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 (free PDF download).

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.

Dates

July 3-30, 2022