The Augustine Institute Short Courses bring you the orthodox and engaging instruction that has been enjoyed by over a thousand students since 2005, but at a fraction of the cost and time of a full graduate course. Each Short Course includes three to four hours of high-quality video instruction together with reading assignments that are modest in length but generous in depth and beauty.

What's included

  • Interactive lessons, featuring guided presentations and videos
  • A top Catholic professor and theologian as your instructor
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Discussion forum to ask questions and share ideas

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Welcome to the Course

    • Course Overview

    • About the Instructor

    • Course Requirements

  • 2

    Session 1: The Catholic Epistles

    • Video and Discussion

    • Presentation Slides

    • Additional Resources

    • Check for Understanding

    • Office Hours

  • 3

    Session 2: The Epistle of James

    • Video and Discussion

    • Presentation Sildes

    • Additional Resources

    • Check for Understanding

    • Office Hours

  • 4

    Session 3: The First Epistle of Peter

    • Video and Discussion

    • Presentation Sildes

    • Additional Resources

    • Check for Understanding

    • Office Hours

  • 5

    Session 4: The Second Epistle of Peter

    • Video and Discussion

    • Presentation Slides

    • Additional Resources

    • Check for Understanding

    • Office Hours

  • 6

    Session 5: The Epistles of John

    • Video and Discussion

    • Presentation Slides

    • Additional Resources

    • Check for Understanding

    • Office Hours

  • 7

    Session 6: The Epistle of Jude

    • Video and Discussion

    • Presentation Slides

    • Additional Resources

    • Check for Understanding

    • Office Hours

  • 8

    Conclusion

    • Congratulations!

Instructor(s)

Assistant Professor of Theology and Sacred Scripture

James Prothro

James Prothro is Assistant Professor of Theology and Sacred Scripture. A native Texan, he holds degrees in biblical languages, classical Greek and Latin literature, and theology. James is captivated by hearing God’s word through Scripture, and loves to help people understand what Scripture is and how to read it for all its worth. His research and writing focus especially on the Apostle Paul and on biblical inspiration and interpretation. He lives in Colorado with his wife and their young daughters.

FAQ

  • Is the course tuition refundable?

    We're certain you'll be inspired and edified by this course. However, if you're not satisfied with the quality or course content, please contact customer service.

  • What are the technical requirements?

    The course will run on any device and any web browser. We do not support Roku or Apple TV.

  • Can I learn at my own pace?

    All aspects of the course are self running so you can learn any time, any place.

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Through this course, you will understand the Catholic Epistles at a deeper level.