Module Category: Thoughtful Lives

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Modules for the online course Thoughtful Lives

SAMPLE-Paul’s 1st-Century Jewish Formation

Module Three introduces the Jewish backgrounds of Paul’s thinking: Shalom, Righteousness, Law, and Repentance & Forgiveness. The Module also shows how these terms connect to form a socio-theological core that provided Paul’s theological foundation. The Outline for Units is below the section on Resources Resources for Module 3 To aid you in your learning — and this IS all about YOUR learning — here are some of the resources utilized in the units of this module: A compilation of ALL the Unit Learning Tasks in the Units of this Module A compilation of ALL of the Checklists for Unit Learning […]

Module 1: Paul’s Vision . . . and Ours

Welcome to Module 1 of Thoughtful Lives: A Whole-Person Encounter with the Apostle Paul This Module introduces you to the process of using these online-learning materials. It also gives you a very preliminary glimpse at some of the big-picture convictions of the Apostle Paul … and a few of the misconceptions folks sometimes have about Paul (there are so many misconceptions!). The Outline for Units is below the section on Resources Resources for Module 1 To aid you in your learning — and this IS all about YOUR learning — here are some of the resources utilized in the units of […]

Module 2: Exploring (My) Desire

Module 2 of Thoughtful Lives: A Whole-Person Encounter with the Apostle Paul Get ready for Freewriting! This Units in this Module provides the opportunity for you to explore your own life, history, and thinking. Warm up your writing hand … you’ll be writing (freely!) a lot. These writing sessions will prepare you for what’s coming in Module 3. So get your Course Journal, a good pen, and your timer ready … set … GO! The Outline for Units is below the section on Resources Resources for Module 2 A compilation of ALL the Unit Learning Tasks in the Units of this […]

Module 3: Paul’s 1st-Century Jewish Formation

Module Three introduces the Jewish backgrounds of Paul’s thinking: Shalom, Righteousness, Law, and Repentance & Forgiveness. The Module also shows how these terms connect to form a socio-theological core that provided Paul’s theological foundation. The Outline for Units is below the section on Resources Resources for Module 3 To aid you in your learning — and this IS all about YOUR learning — here are some of the resources utilized in the units of this module: A compilation of ALL the Unit Learning Tasks in the Units of this Module A compilation of ALL of the Checklists for Unit Learning […]

Module 4: When Things Go Wrong

Module 4 of Thoughtful Lives: A Whole-Person Encounter with the Apostle Paul Get ready for more Freewriting! This Units in this Module provides the opportunity for you to explore your own life, history, and thinking. This time, though, you’ll be working on more (psychologically or emotionally) difficult topics, like Failure, Shame, and Disaster. These writing sessions will prepare you for what’s coming in Module 5. So get your Course Journal, a good pen, and your timer ready … set … GO! The Outline for Units is below the section on Resources Resources for Module 2 A compilation of ALL the Unit […]

Module 5: Paul’s Analysis of Despair

THIS MODULE IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT Units will begin to “appear” 😀 after November 10 (2019) and will be complete by Thanksgiving Break. Module 6 should be up and ready to go for you by December 1. We will talk about “final project/paper” individually after Thanksgiving Break. Available Units I’ll update here as I add units — until I’ve added them all! Unit 1 done – 11/09/2019 Unit 2 done – 11/10/2019 Unit 3 – working on it as of Sunday noon 11/10/2019 IN THE MEANTIME … Please read the following material, ideally in this order: #1 — Wiles, Making Sense of Paul, Part […]