Nashotah House Seminary is sponsoring a course in Christian Theological Anthropology, offered at the Church of the Incarnation in Dallas beginning Wednesday, Jan. 30, and continuing through the spring. Open to both clergy and lay people, the course may be audited or taken for credit. The instructor is the Rev. Canon Victor Austin, Theologian in Residence in the Diocese of Dallas, and author of several books.

His syllabus includes readings from Scripture, theologians, and some church documents. “We’ll try to compare and contrast Christian theological anthropology with some philosophical views and contemporary cultural views.”

Continue reading below for more information.

ST 630 – Christian Theological Anthropology

Overview: We’ll have readings from Scripture, various theologians through history, some church documents with particular attention to Anglicanism; and we’ll try to compare & contrast Christian theological anthropology with some philosophical views and contemporary cultural views. It’s a big topic, of course, but it’s also of immense importance to the church today. I sometimes think that anthropology is the most important theological issue of our time.

Meeting most Wednesdays, with one Sunday evening lecture, starting Jan. 30, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., at Incarnation, 3966 McKinney, Dallas. Continues through May 17.

The Instructor: Fr. Victor Lee Austin
Theologian-in-residence, Episcopal Diocese of Dallas
MDiv, General Theological Seminary, cum laude, 1985.
PhD in theology (contemporary systematics), Fordham University, 2002.

Author: Up with Authority (shortlisted for Michael Ramsey Prize) (T&T Clark) Christian Ethics: A Guide for the Perplexed(T&T Clark)
Losing Susan: Brain Disease, the Priest’s Wife, and the God Who Gives and Takes Away (Brazos)
Friendship: The Final Frontier (forthcoming 2020, Baker)

Registration Details

First, students need to get into Nashotah’s system.
1) Register for an account on ( and Select Spring Term
2) Fill out a Non-Degree application (the fee will be waived), noting these few special things: Course Type: Select and Enter “Offsite Dallas Course”
Term: Easter (Spring)

Please indicate the number and title of the course you are interested in taking:

ST 630 Christian Theological Anthropology
Waiver Code for Application Fee: NHDallas
Students will be billed for the course within one week of the start of the class; $500 for auditors, $1,500 for persons taking the class for credit. On the application they will indicate whether they plan to audit or credit the course. Students will be able to view a billing statement and pay online through a website on which they will use their application account information to log in. An email will be sent with that website link when charges are posted. Paper invoices will also be mailed and checks may be returned to Nashotah House for payment if one does not wish to use the website. Students taking the class for credit can request a transcript at the end of the course or anytime in the future to have the credits transfer.

For any further information, please contact:

Mallory Jordan
Admissions Counselor
(262) 646-6519

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