Peace Studies courses

At AMBS, we engage peacebuilding from biblical, theological, historical, ethical, ecclesiological, cultural and pastoral perspectives. The following courses can help ground you in peace theology as well as strengthen your practical peacebuilding skills.

Please note: Course IDs ending in “E” are online courses. IDs ending in “H” are hybrid courses. Course titles appearing in bold will be offered during the 2019–20 academic year. For course descriptions, see our online catalog.

To learn more or register, see our upcoming courses page. See also the course list and academic calendar for details about specific dates/times for course offerings as well as tuition due dates.

Bible

  • Biblical Foundations for Peace and Justice (campus: Jan – April 2020) (BIB651, BIB651H)
  • Biblical Understandings of Migration (BIB555)
  • The Religious Other in the Bible (BIB620)
  • Theology and Ethics of the Gospels (BIB642)

History, Theology, and Ethics

  • Christian Attitudes Toward War, Peace, and Revolution (campus/videoconference: Sept – Dec 2019) (HTE644, HTE644E)
  • Church and Race (hybrid: Jan – April 2020) (HTE649, HTE649H)
  • Creation Care: Theology, Ethics, and Spirituality (online: Sept – Dec 2019) (HTE531, HTE531E)
  • Economic Justice and Christian Conscience (HTE641, HTE641H)
  • Ethics and Practice of Forgiveness (HTE657, HTE657H)
  • Human Sexuality and Christian Ethics (HTE646, HTE646H)
  • Introduction to Peace Studies and Nonviolence (campus: Sept – Dec 2019) (HTE550, HTE550E)
  • Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations (HTE686, HTE686E)
  • Political Theology and Ethics (campus: Jan – April 2020) (HTE628)
  • Practicing and Embodying Nonviolence (campus: June 2020) (HTE664)
  • Religion and Peace Processes (campus: May 2020) (HTE575)
  • Religion, Violence, and Peacebuilding (HTE555)
  • Theology and Women’s Narratives (HTE623, HTE623H)
  • Theology in Context: Elkhart, Indiana (HTE618)
  • Theology in Latin American Perspective (HTE659)
  • Witness Colloquium (campus: Sept – Dec 2019 and Jan – April 2020) (HTE534)

Church and Ministry

For course descriptions, see our online catalog. Also, see the course list and academic calendar for details about specific dates/times for course offerings and tuition due dates.