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Incoming students visit the Kelby Love Violence Intervention Project mural on the corner of Prairie and Main streets in Elkhart, Indiana. Credit: Peter Ringenberg

Rooted in the Word, Growing in Christ

AMBS is steeped in a centuries-old Anabaptist peace tradition. We empower students for creative, transformative and holistic Christian leadership. Join our global learning community and:

Image: Incoming students visit the Kelby Love Violence Intervention Project mural in Elkhart, Indiana. (Credit: Peter Ringenberg)

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Nonadmitted students receive 50% off their first course for credit.

CONFRONTING SEXUALIZED VIOLENCE IN THE BIBLE | Susannah Larry, PhD

Susannah Larry
Three credit hour course

► Explore ways to move biblical texts representing violence (and their interpretations) away from deeper wounding.

► While the subject matter of this course remains difficult, the goal will be to move towards a “hermeneutics of reclamation,” in which the trauma represented in the Bible can be read as the witness to survivors’ testimony.

SPIRITUAL PRACTICES: PRAYER AND SCRIPTURE | Rachel Miller Jacobs, DMin

Rachel Miller Jacobs
Two credit hour course

► What does scripture-saturated personal and corporate prayer look like? How might we pray scripture through memory, movement, and music, either by ourselves or in small groups, Sunday school classes, spiritual friendships, and family life?

► We will experience and experiment with a variety of ways of praying and sinking deeply into scripture as well as leading others in doing so.

READING THE BIBLE IN PANDEMIC: A COLLOQUIUM | Safwat Marzouk, PhD 

Safwat Marzouk
One credit hour course

► In response to the uncertainty and disorientation that this pandemic has caused, Christians turned to the Bible in order to find a sense of meaning and orientation in the midst of this chaos.

► This colloquium seeks to provide an opportunity for students to reflect on biblical hermeneutics and theologies that have surfaced in response to the pandemic.

Teresa Thompson Sherrill, Enrollment and Financial Aid Specialist

Teresa Thompson Sherrill
Enrollment and Financial Aid Specialist
Phone: 800.964.2627
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