Textbooks: Handouts from Instructors will incorporate excerpts from various authors on the subjects being studied.
Instructor: Tim Hegg, M.Div., Th.M.; Rob Vanhoff, MA
Course Options: This class can be taken as a standalone class or can be taken as part of a certificate program.
Standalone: This class is perfect for those who would like to get a better grasp of some current issues that face the Torah movement. This course takes a deeper look at some of the theological challenges that have faced this movement. Perfect for leaders who want the tools to challenge certain views, or for individuals who would like to be better equipped when faced with these issues.
Program Path: Those who are looking for a more structured workload will find this course is required for all certificate programs. This class does not have to be taken in a specific order to qualify for certificate credit, although we recommend taking it in the first year. This class counts for 3 quarter hours within the certificate program.
Course Requirements: This class requires the ability to proficiently read the English language, listen to audio lectures, and a basic knowledge of a computer with an internet connection.
Workload: The average workload each week is around three hours. This includes an hour-long lecture, assigned reading, as well as interaction in the class forum. A final exam is also required at the end of the class to complete the course.