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Seminary Online School premieres four M.Div. classes in spring semester

1/13/2006
[Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest]  AUSTIN, TEXAS – The Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest's Online School will offer four master of divinity degree courses for the first time this spring semester.

The ten-week courses are Christianity and the Trial of Modernity, New Testament Greek, Living a Rule of Life and The Bible in Literature. Each course may be taken for academic credit with admittance to the Seminary of the Southwest as a special online student (registration deadline February 10).

The same courses may also be taken on an auditing, general interest basis or to earn continuing education units (registration deadline February 21) without enrolling in the seminary or receiving academic credit. Online classes begin February 27 and conclude May 8.

Course descriptions, more information and registration links can be found at http://www.etss.edu/OnlineSchool.shtml Contact information for Madelyn Snodgrass, administrator of the Online School – phone 512.472.4133, ext. 344 or email msnodgrass@etss.edu

Launched four years ago at the seminary in Austin, Texas, the Online School begins offering master of divinity degree courses for graduate academic credit for the first time this semester. The coursework is intended for all those seeking graduate credit in theological or religious studies. Clergy and lay leaders in the church may take the same class to earn continuing education units ($390 tuition) or auditing with no earned units ($195).

Expansion of the seminary's Online School is made possible with the support of the Episcopal Foundation of Texas.