The University of St. Thomas

Summer Course -

Nature and Mission of Church

DVDT 530


Nature and Mission of Church
Taught by Dr. Christian D. Washburn

July 8-19, 8am - noon

Nature and Mission of Church, a core-requirement for both the MAPM and MARE programs, studies the origins of the Church as reflected in Christian Scriptures. The course examines the nature and mission of the Church as it develops in history and the implications for our understanding of issues such as universal salvation, ecumenism, ministry, authority and women. No prerequisites.
This two-week course will be taught by Dr. Christian D. Washburn, Associate Professor of Theology.  Dr. Washburn earned his M.A. at the University of St. Thomas and his Ph.D. in Church History from Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.  Dr. Washburn’s areas of teaching, publication and research include Systematic Theology, Christology, Ecclesiology, Grace and Ecumenism.


About the Instructor:

Dr. Christian Washburn