31 August 2018


Summer Semester Courses at Laidlaw

Invest some time this summer into deepening and enriching your understanding of Scripture. Take a Laidlaw summer school course by distance from the comfort of your own home!


Semester Dates

(26 November 2018 – 15 February 2019)

115.515 Biblical Theology
This course introduces learners to the biblical metanarrative as the structure of biblical theology and with the Christian gospel as the centre of biblical theology.

148.615/715 New Testament: 1 Corinthians
Pre-requisites: 140.515 New Testament: Introduction and 111.615 Biblical Interpretation
Pre-requisites for the Greek Exegesis options: 108.515 Biblical Greek 1 and 109.515 Biblical Greek 2
This course examines the life setting, contents and theological perspectives of 1 Corinthians, together with a consideration of selected themes in Pauline theology. Exegesis of selected English texts, or translation and exegesis of selected Greek texts.

201.515 Theology: Introduction
This course is an introduction to theology that answers the question: What do Christians believe and why? The course examines the sources of theological authority; theological method based on those sources; the content of Christian belief; and how theology relates to individual, communal and global life.

204.615/715 Theology: Salvation in History and Beyond
This course looks at: 1) Salvation in history: a biblical overview of the doctrines of sin, grace, justification, regeneration and conversion. 2) Salvation at the fulfillment of history: biblical and historical models of eschatology; contemporary issues in eschatology.

215.515 Beginning Theology
This course introduces students to the theological reflection, providing opportunities for students to develop basic skills for working with biblical texts and theological ideas and applying those skills in everyday contexts.

401.515 Formation
This course aims to help students’ spiritual formation, through engagement with Scripture and a variety of Christian spiritual traditions, reflection on their own and others’ foundations experiences, and the development of spiritual practices for life and vocation. 

605.615/715 Biblical and Contemporary Theology of Mission
This course considers what a biblical theology of mission is and examines the application of the Bible to contemporary issues in mission. It also provides an overview of how these issues were debated through some of the major mission conferences in the twentieth century. It provides an opportunity to integrate biblical, theological and other studies for mission in today’s world.


Apply Now!

Applications for Summer Semester 2018-2019 are now open. Click here to start your online application.

Please complete your Summer Semester enrolment using the Course Selection form by Friday 9 November. 

For further information about our programmes and courses at Laidlaw College, please contact our Admissions Coordinator on 0800 999 777 or admissions@laidlaw.ac.nz.

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Summer Semester 2018-2019 Intake

Summer School Earlybird Applications Close 26 October 2018
All Summer School Applications Close 9 November 2018

For more information on our application dates: CLICK HERE