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 you, the user, with the challenge of exploring your own life stories so that you might comprehend and experience how (Paul’s) theology is a language for human interpretation of socio-cultural life in its individual, corporate, 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

Dr. Wiles’ Progress Report

  • 09/30 — Module 4, Unit 1 is now complete.
  • 09/24 — All of Modules 1-3 are now up.

Course Content

Modules Status
1

Module 1: Introduction to the Course: Thoughtful Lives

2

Module 2: The Vision of Paul

3

Module 3: Exploring (My) Desire

4

Module 4: Paul's 1st-Century Jewish Formation

5

Module 5: An Insider Story

6

Module 6: Paul, Apostle to the Outsiders

7

Module 7: When Things Go Wrong

8

Module 8: Paul's Analysis of Human Despair

9

Module 9: Paul, Self, & World

10

Module 10: The Revelation of Christ

11

Module 11: The Joyous Life of Faith

12

Module 12: Seeing with Paul's Eyes