J-Term

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Our online J-Term intensive expands the curricular offerings of our Sponsoring Schools by hosting a full accredited online course in Latinx theology, history, sociology, and/or ministry. Taught by a different HSP faculty member each year, this J-Term intensive offers a unique opportunity for students who are not able to attend the HSP Summer Session or who prefer an online learning environment.

Amidst the great advances in diversity, equity, and inclusion there remains a chasm of opportunity to teach from a distinctly Latinx perspective in our ATS institutions and graduate programs of religion. The HSP J-Term intensive seeks to meet that need directly by providing yet another opportunity for Latinx pedagogy and scholarship to be centered in addition to our Summer Session.

J-Term 2023

Dr. Robert Rivera

St. John’s University

Race and Religion in the U.S.

This course analyzes the historical emergence, development, and relationship between race and religion in the United States. The focus is on the socially constructed, critical and mutually shaping realities of race and religion, especially as it relates to notions of identity, citizenship, and belonging. This course also emphasizes the importance of settler colonialism and empire as crucial contexts for understanding race and religion, as well as the systemic and structural dynamics at work in their interrelationship. Particular attention is given to the Christian tradition (broadly and diversely defined) due to its prevalence in the history of U.S. racial construction, racism, and anti-racism, and to Latinx religious/ theological perspectives as it engages issues related to race and racism. Course will be taught entirely online.

Location: Online only

Dates: January 2 – January 13, 2022

Times: Classes held Monday through Friday from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm (EST)

Language: The primary language for this course will be English.

Tuition:
$375 for Masters Level Students from Sponsoring Schools.
$475 for students from Non-Sponsoring Schools and/or Doctoral students.

Three (3) Graduate Level Credits will be granted through our host institution, Drew Theological School.

Applications Open September 12, 2022
Applications Close November 8, 2022
Admissions Decisions will be sent on or around November 15, 2022

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