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Asian Theological Studies – Online Courses

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Asian Theological Summer Institute (ATSI) at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP) is launching an online program in Asian Theological Studies for MDiv students. A select number of for credit courses will be available to students beginning in 2015. The courses are transferable to the student’s home institution, and students of Asian heritage are eligible for a 50% tuition discount. The first in a series of online courses will be offered in spring 2015 (January 25-May 15) taught by Dr. Tat-siong Benny Liew of College of the Holy Cross. Course description:

BBT490 Asian American Readings of the Bible 1.00 unit (3 credits)

Dr. Tat-siong Benny Liew, bliew@holycross.eduDr. Tat-siong Benny Liew

A survey of Asian American racialization in the United States and how Asian Americans negotiate with the Bible through their racialization and with their racialization through the Bible. Participants will also investigate how Asian Americans employ different reading strategies to approach the Bible and how those strategies also change over time. Asynchronous online course. Requires computer competency and ability to work through the LTSP Moodle site.

Interested students may contact the for more information and registration.

Additional courses in Asian American Theology, Asian American Pastoral Ministry, Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics, Asian American History, etc. will be offered in subsequent semesters taught by well-known Asian American professors.  These courses may be upgraded for graduate credit.

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