Lecture Schedule

Spring – 2022

Weekly Course Lecture/Seminars

Session 1

TH505 EXEGETICAL THEOLOGY

Mondays, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Matthew Valerio-Hirschfeld

Husted Hall – Suite 4 – 7600 Jefferson St. NE

DESCRIPTION

This course seeks to impact entry level theologians in the basics of correct derivation for theological meaning and application of a biblical text. 

 To impart a knowledge of basic tools and understanding for the processes of proper biblical interpretation and application as derived from holistic exegesis; including, the abilities to analyze through literary design, to develop intelligent reading skills, to equip the student to bring modern relevant application from a biblical text, to identify the historical- grammatical method, and to introduce the role of original language in exegesis.

ARCHAEOLOGY OPEN SEMINAR/LECTURE

Tuesdays beginning January  4 (unless otherwise noted)

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Gary Byers, Steve Collins

Husted Hall – Suite 4 – 7600 Jefferson St. NE

Session 2

TH551 HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN THOUGHT 1ST CENTURY TO 1500

Mondays – March 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9

6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Matthew Valerio-Hirschfeld, PhD

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description

The course is a survey course in the history of Christian thought not a course in Church history. The primary goal of this course is to investigate the major interactions between Christian thought and practice within its cultural background throughout its history.   Students will learn of major patterns within Christian thought, major figures within these patterns, and major cultural interactions. The student will become familiar with the major events and figures in the history of Christian thought and will be able to form an assessment of the effect of Christian thought throughout history as well as the effect it has today.

 

 

archaeology open seminar/lecture

 Tuesdays beginning March 16

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Gary Byers, Steve Collins

Husted Hall – Suite 4 – 7600 Jefferson St. NE

 

Block Courses & Intensives

OPEN SEMINAR INTENSIVE

JANUARY 20-22

8:00 am to 6:00 pm – 2 sessions per day
1st session – 8:00 am to 12:00 noon
2nd session – 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm

TeHEP Staff

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description

ar527 aRCHAEOLOGY & hISTORY OF aNCIENT EGYPT

FEBRUARY 17-19

8:00 am to 6:00 pm – 2 sessions per day
1st session – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
2nd session – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

TeHEP Staff

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description

This course presents an overview of the history and archaeology of ancient Egypt as they relate to the history and archaeology of the ancient Near East in general, and to the Bible in particular. Significant focus is placed on Egypt’s Middle Kingdom, the Hyksos Period, the New Kingdom, and the pharaohs of the Late Period contemporaneous with the kings of Israel and Judah. Along the way, the Israelite Exodus is examined in its New Kingdom context, with various theories attempting to identify the pharaoh(s) who interacted with Moses.

VARIOUS LABS (Photo, ceramic, etc.)

FEBRUARY 21-23

8:00 am to 6:00 pm – 2 sessions per day
1st session – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
2nd session – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

TeHEP Staff

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description

AR517 ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN ARCHAEOLOGY: BACKGROUND& METHODS

March 24 through March 26

8:00 am to 6:00 pm – 2 sessions per day
1st session – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
2nd session – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Steven Collins, PhD, Gary Byers, PhD,

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description

This course examines the historical relationship between archaeology and the Bible, including: important personalities in, and contributors to, the field of Near Eastern and biblical archaeology; synchronizing ancient Near Eastern and biblical chronologies; important archaeological discoveries relating to the Bible; the foundations of archaeological methods and protocols; ascertaining the difference between archaeological realities and hoaxes; and the necessity of a dialogical relationship between archaeology and biblical studies.

 

AR1050 LABORATORY: FLOTATION SAMPLE ANALYSIS

March 24 through March 26

8:00 am to 6:00 pm – 2 sesstions per day
1st session – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
2nd session – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

TeHEP Staff

TSU Husted Hall &/or ARC – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description

AR557 Archaeology of the New Testament Period

April 21 through April 23

2 sessions per day

1st session – 9:00 am to noon
2nd session – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

J. Magness, J. Bulot, S. Stripling, + Visiting Faculty

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description

This course examines the material culture of the New Testament era as revealed through the archaeological record of the Early Roman Period Levant, Asia Minor, and other important Roman sites mentioned in Scripture. Socio-cultural phenomena, as well as art, architecture and political structures are introduced. Emphasis is placed on archaeological data illuminating the text of the New Testament.

 

AR697 IRON AGE & BIBLICAL HISTORY

May 19 through May 21

2 sessions per day
1st session – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
2nd session – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

S. Collins, B. Janeway + Visiting Faculty

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description

The Iron Age 1 world of the early Israelite occupation of Canaan and the latter Judges; the Iron Age 2 world of Israel’s United and Divided Monarchy; the rise of Neo-Assyria, Neo-Babylonia, and Persia—these are examined in this course which puts emphasis on ancient Near Eastern material culture, predominantly in the southern Levant. Topics include settlement dynamics, sedentary vs. nomadic populations, utilization of natural resources, city-state development, architecture, sanitation, burial customs, and how biblical history meshes with the Levantine Iron Age.

Summer – 2022

Weekly Course Lecture/Seminars

Session 1

TH552 HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN THOUGHT continued

June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25

Mondays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Matthew Valerio-Hirschfeld, PhD

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description

The course is a survey course in the history of Christian thought not a course in Church history. The primary goal of this course is to investigate the major interactions between Christian thought and practice within its cultural background throughout its history.   Students will learn of major patterns within Christian thought, major figures within these patterns, and major cultural interactions. The student will become familiar with the major events and figures in the history of Christian thought and will be able to form an assessment of the effect of Christian thought throughout history as well as the effect it has today.

ARCHAEOLOGY OPEN SEMINAR/LECTURE

Beginning May 19

Tuesdays 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Steven Collins, PhD

TSU Archaeology Research Center – 7200 Jefferson St. NE, Suite B

Description
These lectures will be dealing with the issues and topics in archaeology that are needed by students, surround current events, or are of a general interest. Collection of seven of these lectures/seminars will constitute a module for course credit.

Session 2

TH552 HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN THOUGHT 1500 TO PRESENT

July 25, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Mondays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Matthew Valerio-Hirschfeld, PhD

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description

The course is a survey course in the history of Christian thought not a course in Church history. The primary goal of this course is to investigate the major interactions between Christian thought and practice within its cultural background throughout its history.   Students will learn of major patterns within Christian thought, major figures within these patterns, and major cultural interactions. The student will become familiar with the major events and figures in the history of Christian thought and will be able to form an assessment of the effect of Christian thought throughout history as well as the effect it has today.

ARCHAEOLOGY OPEN SEMINAR/LECTURE

Beginning July 20, 2021

Tuesdays 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Steven Collins, PhD

TSU Archaeology Research Center – 7200 Jefferson St. NE, Suite B

Description
These lectures will be dealing with the issues and topics in archaeology that are needed by students, surround current events, or are of a general interest. Collection of seven of these lectures/seminars will constitute a module for course credit.

Block Courses & Intensives

AR627 ARCHAEOLOGY & THE BIBLE: HISTORICAL & CULTURAL SYNCHRONISMS

16 June through 18 June

2 sessions per day
1st session – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
2nd session – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Professors: S. Collins, G. Byers, B Janeway

Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson NE, Suite 4

Description

Integrating biblical history into the histories of ancient Near Eastern kingdoms has often been generic and minimalistic, frequently emphasizing general cultural phenomena without substantive cause/effect correlations. This course identifies and details cause/effect synchronisms between biblical and ancient Near Eastern histories—Egypt, Hatti, Mittani, Assyria, Babylonia, and the Levant—as well as elements of cultural specificity embedded in the biblical narratives, all of which demonstrate the historical authenticity and veracity of the Old Testament, with particular focus on the Torah, Joshua, and Judges.

AR1051 Laboratory: Faunal and Human Bone Analysis

June 16-18

2 sessions per day

1st session 9:00 am to noon

2nd session 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

The (HH &/or ARC) –  7200 Jefferson St. NE, Albuquerque

 

AR677 Evolution of warfare & Fortification Systems in the Ancient Near East

21  July through 23 July

2 sessions per day
1st session – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
2nd session – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

S. Collins, B. Janeway, G. Byers, A. Burke + Visiting Faculty

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson NE, Suite 4

Description

Both biblical and ancient Near Eastern history are filled with stories of war and how cities and towns respond to the realities of such conflicts. This course focuses on the evolution of warfare tactics and methods through the history of the ANE. The interplay between weapons, battle strategies, and defensive architecture are examined in detail. Segments of biblical and ANE texts dealing with weapons, warfare, and defensive architecture are examined and compared.

 

 

International Symposium on archaeology & the Bible

10 August 13 August 2022

2 sessions per day
1st session – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
2nd session – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

 

 

Fall – 2022

Weekly Course Lecture/Seminars

Session 1

TBD

Mondays 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21, 28, December 5, 12, 2022

Matthew Valerio-Hirschfeld, PhD

TSU Husted Hall, 7600 Jefferson NE, Suite 4

Description

 

ARCHAEOLOGY OPEN SEMINAR

September 13, 20, 27, October 3, 11, 18, 25,  November 1, 8, 15, 29, December 6, 2021

Tuesdays 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Husted Hall, 7600 Jefferson St NE, Suite 4

Description

 

Session 2

Tbd

Mondays 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 19, 24, 31 November 7, 14, 21, 28, December 5, 12, 2022

Matthew Valerio-Hirschfeld, PhD

TSU Husted Hall, 7600 Jefferson NE, Suite 4

Description

 

ARCHAEOLOGY OPEN SEMINAR

September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29, December 6, 2022

Tuesdays 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Husted Hall, 7600 Jefferson St NE, Suite 4

Description

 

Block Courses & Intensives

Session 1

OPEN SEMINAR

15 September through 17 September

2 sessions per day
1st session – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
2nd session – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson NE, Suite 4

 

AR517 ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN ARCHAEOLOGY; BACKGROUNDS & METHODS

13 October through 15 October

2 sessions per day
1st session – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
2nd session – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Professors: G. Byers, S. Collins + Visiting Faculty

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson NE, Suite 4

Description

This course examines the historical relationship between archaeology and the Bible, including: important personalities in, and contributors to, the field of Near Eastern and biblical archaeology; synchronizing ancient Near Eastern and biblical chronologies; important archaeological discoveries relating to the Bible; the foundations of archaeological methods and protocols; ascertaining the difference between archaeological realities and hoaxes; and the necessity of a dialogical relationship between archaeology and biblical studies.

 

 

Session 2

ar617 historical geography of the bible lands

10 November through 12 November

8:00 am to 6:00 pm – 2 sessions per day
1st session – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
2nd session – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Professors: J Moore, G Byers, S. Collins,

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson NE, Suite 28

Description

This course offers a detailed examination of the geographical areas of the Bible Lands from a historical perspective, including important geographical, geological, and topographical features of major regions and sub-locales. How the land affected population movements and cultural developments will also be addressed. Biblical events will be set amidst the geo-politico-cultural milieus of the ancient Near East. Select Bible Land Expedition itineraries may also qualify under this course title.

ar537 ARCHAEOLOGY & HISTORY OF ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA

8 December through 10 December

2 sessions per day
1st session 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
2nd session 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Professor: M Chavalas + Visiting Faculty

TSU Husted Hall, 7600 Jefferson NE, Suite 4

Description

In the light of the Mesopotamian origins of the Hebrew patriarchs, this course overviews the history and archaeology of ancient Mesopotamia as a cultural backdrop for much of the OT narrative. Significant focus is placed on the rise and fall of the Mesopotamian kingdoms of Sumer, Akkad, Babylonia, Mittani, and Assyria. By examining details of ancient Mesopotamian history and culture, light is shed on many sections of biblical narrative.

 

AR1052 Laboratory: Object and Ceramic Conservation

December 8-10

2 sessions per day

1st session – 9:00 am to 12:00 noon

2nd session – 1:30 to 4:30 pm

Professors: S. Collins + Visiting Faculty

Husted Hall – Suite 4 – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Albuquerque

 

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