In FC 339/339-T, students explore ministry, vocation, and methods of discernment primarily from Quaker tradition, listen for God’s leadings, learn and apply various ways to understand, discern, name, and nurture gifts and callings of others, identify their own and class members’ gifts for ministry, gain insight into related challenges and limitations, and test with others their sense of calling and gifts for ministry.


This course explores three powerful and often misunderstood aspects of human experience that are usually identified as emotions. Although considered "negative" intrapsychic dynamics, they often have a determinative bearing on relationships and are used to characterize cultures. Therefore, a practical theological understanding of these dynamics is essential to a comprehensive perspective of persons and societies.