History of Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism
March 9 – April 20 6:30 – 9:00p.m.
Instructor: Mark Draper, PhD
This course will explore the origins and development as well as the theology of Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism. The course will evaluate the roots of these movements in the Protestant Reformation, Pietistic movement, and Puritanism, as well as the development of revivalism in the 18th and 19th centuries. This course will then examine the emergence and history of the Fundamentalist movement through the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. In addition, attention will be given to the advent of the Neo-Evangelical movement and the state of evangelicalism in the 21st century. The class will also evaluate the role and influence of Pentecostalism, African Americans, Latinos, and women.
March 7 – April 25, 2017 6:30 – 9:15 p.m.
Instructor: Tim Seiger, MDiv, DMin
This course is an introduction to the interpretation of the Biblical text. The course will cover some of the basic skills of biblical interpretation as well as exploring issues surrounding questions concerning what the Bible is and how it “works.” The course will help equip the student to interpret, teach, and preach the Biblical text in a pastoral setting with an emphasis on moving from interpretation to appropriate application.
Online course registration deadline for Hermeneutics is March 1st. On Campus registration deadline is March 6th.
Tim Seiger has pastored in the E.C. Church for 27 years and has been pastor of Wyndamere Heights E.C. Church outside of Harrisburg, PA for the last 16 years. He received his MDiv from Evangelical Seminary and his DMin from Biblical Theological Seminary in Hatfield, PA. Tim is married to Kim and they have three children in colleges across the state.