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A Sample “Course”

This “course” consists of just one module which contains a small collection of units from other courses. This collection allows someone to sample various teaching & learning processes included throughout the “Learning Pathways” on this website.

Welcome to the New Testament

Modules currently under construction: Paul, Apostle to the Outsiders History and Social Context How (and Why) Do You Read? Welcome to the New Tesatament  by Virginia Wiles is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Based on a work at https://goodwaylearning.com.

A view of the Temple of Apollo, with Oleander in the foreground

Paul and the Corinthians

Course Description This course surveys the 1st-century city of Corinth and provides an overview of Paul’s life and work, as well as his relationship with the Corinthian church as seen through the Corinthian correspondence (1 and 2 Corinthians). Course Outcomes To understand the social realities of the 1st-century city of Corinth and environs and Paul’s own history and to explore how the urban realities at Corinth find expression in Paul’s complex relationship with the church he founded at Corinth Paul and the Corinthians by Virginia Wiles is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Based on a work […]

Reconstructions of Roman Cardo in Jerusalem/Aelia Capitolina

Urban Life in the Greco-Roman World

Course Description: This online course uses sociological analysis to provide an introduction to the 1st-century Greco-Roman world, especially the cities. You, the user, will have the opportunity to create several 1st-century urban characters. Course Outcomes To demonstrate your understanding of some of the key dynamics of individual and social life in 1st-century Greco-Roman urban life by creating 1st-century Greco-Roman urban characters Urban Life in the Greco-Roman World  by Virginia Wiles is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Based on a work at https://goodwaylearning.com.

Portrait of family of Septimius Severus

A Short Introduction to Sociology

Course Description This online course introduces you, the user, to basic sociological language and concepts. Three “sociological grids” are illustrated in the course. You will have the opportunity to use the three grids to do some rudimentary analysis of your own experience in the world. Course Outcomes To ask sociological questions and to practice three sociological methods in relation to your own cultural setting in preparation for engaging the socio-theology of the New Testament. A Short Introduction to Sociology by Virginia Wiles is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Based on a work at https://goodwaylearning.com.

Temple at Delphi

Thoughtful Lives: A Whole-Person Encounter with the Apostle Paul

Course Description  This online course introduces Paul’s socio-theological vision and provides learners with the challenge of exploring their own life stories so that they might comprehend and experience how (Paul’s) theology is a language for human interpretation of and intervention in socio-cultural life in its individual, communal, and global expressions. Course Outcomes  Through freewriting and through an encounter with Paul’s transformational socio-theology, you will draw intimate connections between aspects of your own life experience, the structure of Paul’s socio-theological vision for the world, and global challenges and realities. Course Objectives See THIS PDF for a list of Achievement-Based Objectives; SKA […]