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

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Welcome to the Course

    • Course Overview

    • About the Instructor

    • Course Requirements

  • 2

    Session 1: Matthew, Part I

    • Video

    • Presentation Slides

    • Office Hours

  • 3

    Session 2: Matthew, Part II

    • Video

    • Presentation Slides

    • Additional Resources

    • Recommended for Further Reading (Optional)

    • Office Hours

    • Check for Understanding

  • 4

    Session 3: Mark, Part I

    • Video

    • Presentation Slides

    • Office Hours

  • 5

    Session 4: Mark, Part II

    • Video

    • Presentation Slides

    • Additional Resources

    • Recommended for Further Reading (Optional)

    • Office Hours

    • Check for Understanding

  • 6

    Session 5: Luke, Part I

    • Video

    • Presentation Slides

    • Office Hours

  • 7

    Session 6: Luke, Part II

    • Video

    • Presentation Slides

    • Additional Resources

    • Recommended for Further Reading (Optional)

    • Office Hours

    • Check for Understanding

  • 8

    Session 7: John, Part I

    • Video

    • Presentation Slides

    • Office Hours

  • 9

    Session 8: John, Part II

    • Video

    • Presentation Slides

    • Additional Resources

    • Recommended for Further Reading (Optional)

    • Check for Understanding

  • 10

    Conclusion

    • Conclusion Video

    • Congratulations!

Instructor

Professor of Sacred Scripture | President

Tim Gray

Tim Gray is the President of the Augustine Institute and a well known Catholic speaker and author. He received an MA from Franciscan University of Steubenville, ThM from Duke University, and PhD in Biblical Studies from Catholic University of America. Under Dr. Gray’s leadership, the Augustine Institute has created popular programs including Symbolon, a comprehensive program of faith formation for adults, FORMED, a digital platform with Catholic film, ebooks, and audio talks, and Signs of Grace, a sacramental preparation program for children. He is the author of several books including Peter: Keys to Following Jesus and Praying Scripture for a Change: An Introduction to Lectio Divina.

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 come to understand and know Jesus and the Gospels at a deeper level.