Leading Wesley Scholar Opens New Wesleyan Doctoral Path

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Dr. John R. Tyson
Professor of Church History and Director of United Methodist Studies

Dr. John R. Tyson, Professor of Church History and Director of United Methodist Studies, is pleased to announce that Dr. Richard Heitzenrater–the foremost scholar on the life and thought of the 18th century preacher John Wesley–will be teaching a doctoral level course in June 2014.

A new D.Min. concentration

Richard Heitzenrater

Dr. Richard Heitzenrater
William Kellon Quick Professor Emeritus of Church History and Wesley Studies at the Divinity School of Duke University

Dr. Heitzenrater will launch the new D.Min. in Transformative Leadership with a Concentration in Methodist and Wesleyan Studies (learn more here), a project that Dr. Tyson has brought to fruition over the past year. The course, entitled "The Sayings of John Wesley for Today," will take place from June 9-13, 2014. It is open to current D.Min. students, new students on the program, auditors, and Continuing Education students seeking CEUs (Continuing Education Units).

About the CRCDS D.Min. Program

The D.Min. (Doctor of Ministry) Program at CRCDS includes two week-long intensives each year. Students come to the Hill in January or June and work closely with faculty or visiting professors through seminars and coursework.

Want to learn more?

If you are interested in enrolling or would like more information, please contact Melissa Morral or Dr. John R. Tyson.