Process Theology Summer Institute 2013
Study process theology in a relaxed summer setting with world-renowned process theologians and a community of like-minded learners. June 3-7 in Claremont California.
|9 - 11 a.m.||Topics in Process Thought
2013 topic: The Whiteheadian Alternative. Our world faces a number of daunting problems, including climate change and poltico-economic corruption. Dr. Cobb argues that there is an alternative, and it is found in the process thought of Alfred North Whitehead.
John B. Cobb, Jr.
|2 - 4 p.m.||Process Theology and Biblical Interpretation
Biblical interpretation from a process perspective. Focus on the book of Isaiah.
Jon L. Berquist
|7 - 9 p.m.||Exploring Process Theology
An introductory-level exploration of key ideas in process-relational theology, especially as they relate to the nature and power of God, incarnation, community, and eschatology.
Marjorie Hewitt Suchocki
|11:30 - 1 p.m.||Process Theology in Practice, or How Does This Work in the Church?
A facilitated discussion open to all registrants. We'll focus on one topic each day, such as preaching, music and liturgy, faith formation in children, youth, and adults, and pastoral care. A great time for class attendees to get to know each other and share ideas.
No Charge for the plenary; $10 for lunch; open to all registered students.
Each class meets once a day for all five days.
Each course is $300 for non-members of Process & Faith or $250 for members. All classes take place on the campus of Claremont School of Theology. If you wish to take a course for academic credit, please register directly through the Registrar's office (Jennie Allen): 909.447.2502. Do not use the registration page on this site if taking for credit.
There is limited availavilty to on-campus housing this year. Please direct your inquiries to the Claremont School of Theology housing office at (909) 447-2566, or send an email to housing @cst.edu. You may be placed on a wait-list. If a room is available you must provide your own bedding and towels. Please remember that these rooms are quite basic: no frills.
Ontario (ONT): Super Shuttle transport is avilable to and from airport.
- Historical Route 66
- Mt. Baldy hiking and recreation area; Mt. Baldy Village
- Santa Ana Botanical Gardens
- Claremont Village
- Pasadena: Huntington Library, Norton Simon Museum
- Cucamonga-Guasti-Ontario wineries
- Claremont Hills Wilderness Park
- Ontario Mills outlet mall