Summer Courses in Theology

A summer course is traditionally offered during the season when a university goes on break. This makes it an excellent choice for students who wish to learn more about a certain subject, accelerate their studies, or catch up on something they missed. There are many  options available, but what is a summer course in theology? This type of course is meant to help students learn all about religi… Read more

A summer course is traditionally offered during the season when a university goes on break. This makes it an excellent choice for students who wish to learn more about a certain subject, accelerate their studies, or catch up on something they missed.

There are many  options available, but what is a summer course in theology? This type of course is meant to help students learn all about religion and the study of divinity, with topics such as religious history, important doctrines, religious culture, or philosophy. Some programs may explore religion in general, while others might focus on a specific faith (such as Christianity or Islam) or even a certain branch or sect. This is an excellent opportunity for students who are interested in matters of religion, no matter what faith a student might have personally.

This type of program can have many benefits. Among these are an enhanced ability to think critically or to analyze arguments, as well as enhanced communication skills, which can be useful in a career. Learning about major religious beliefs can also help students relate to people of those faiths.

The total cost of a theology summer course might depend on a variety of financial considerations. These include tuition costs, material prices, or program fees. The financial office of each school should have more detailed information.

Those who complete a theology course might be interested in a variety of different occupations. Some students go on to become ministers, priests, imams, rabbis, or other ecclesiastical leaders. Others may find work as chaplains, counselors, social workers, or advisors. Some go on to become religious writers, speakers, or thinkers, while others go into interfaith work. Religious education is another possible career avenue.

Those who are interested in a summer course in theology have a number of options available to them. Just search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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European University of Rome - Summer school
Rome, Italy

The program will develop in an international advanced research context directly on-site, in the most important historical places related to Jesus and the Gospels in Jerusalem ... +

The program will develop in an international advanced research context directly on-site, in the most important historical places related to Jesus and the Gospels in Jerusalem and Galilee. -
Summer courses
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
62 hours
English
Oct 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
The Aga Khan University: ​​Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations
London, United Kingdom

ISMC offers intellectually stimulating and inspiring courses and public events which cover a range of topics for students, professionals and academics. Develop your knowledge ... +

ISMC offers intellectually stimulating and inspiring courses and public events which cover a range of topics for students, professionals and academics. Develop your knowledge of how gender identities and relations play a central role in shaping the social and cultural dynamics of Muslim contexts and how Muslims and Islam are perceived and represented in public discourses in the West. -
Summer courses
Full-time
9 days
English
06 Jul 2020
30 Apr 2020
Campus
 
University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools
Pisa, Italy

Through the collaboration of professors from various disciplines and several Italian and foreign universities (amongst these Bar-Ilan University and the University of Maryland ... +

Through the collaboration of professors from various disciplines and several Italian and foreign universities (amongst these Bar-Ilan University and the University of Maryland) and under the direction of CISE (Interdepartmental Centre for Jewish Studies ‘Michele Luzzatti’), which guarantees an international and interdisciplinary approach to the subject, the summer school intends to tackle the topic of Jewish prayer and burial sites, in particular, Tuscan ones, analyzed based on their architectural, artistic, linguistic, and anthropological characteristics. -
Summer courses
Full-time
English
21 Jun 2020
10 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Collegium Civitas
Warsaw, Poland

Poland once housed a majority of the world’s Jews and today, 70 percent of the world’s Jews can trace their ancestry back to Poland.

Poland once housed a majority of the world’s Jews and today, 70 percent of the world’s Jews can trace their ancestry back to Poland. -
Summer courses
Full-time
28 days
English
Campus
 
University of St Andrews - International Summer Programmes
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

This course offers students the opportunity to explore the burgeoning field of science & religion. We will examine (and challenge!) the idea that religion and the natural ... +

This course offers students the opportunity to explore the burgeoning field of science & religion. We will examine (and challenge!) the idea that religion and the natural sciences exist in fundamental conflict, and students will be exposed to various perspectives from the fields of cosmology, psychology, philosophy, biology, and theology. -
Summer courses
Full-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 

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