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3 Questions to Ask Yourself:  Is a Master of Arts in Theology The Right Choice For Me?

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on Jul 13, 2016 11:30:00 AM

So, you’ve got your Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Religion (or some other related field), and now you’re wondering if it’s time to take it one step further and get your master’s degree. But you’re still not quite sure as you consider whether a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Theology is the right choice for
you.

To answer that question, which ultimately involves signing up for 36 credit hours and preparing yourself to take educating and enlightening courses such as Hebrew Scriptures: History and Theology; Christian Ethics; and Worship, Sacraments, & Liturgy, you must first answer some other questions…questions that can help you more easily decide whether to take your education to that next level.

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A Bachelor’s in Religion Provides Many Career Options

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on Jul 8, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Being Florida’s oldest Catholic college, Saint Leo is proud to offer a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Religion. But one question that some students have is where earning this type of degree can take them. In other words, what types of career options are available to a religion major?

After taking spiritually enriching and educating classes like Foundations of Christian Faith, Ecclesiology, and History of Philosophy, there are many. These are just a few to consider…

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The #1 Role of a Master of Theology Graduate

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on Jul 5, 2016 11:30:00 AM

BW_cross.jpgWhen you graduate with your Master of Arts (M.A.) in Theology, there are quite a few different things you can do. For instance, you may decide to be a clergy, leading your local congregation in their religious journeys, or perhaps a professor, helping students as they follow a religious path of their own.

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Making the Most of Your Bachelor’s in Religion: Leadership Skills Worth Honing

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on Jun 29, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Earning your Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Religion from Saint Leo University prepares you to become a spiritual leader in many different types of positions. Regardless of which one you choose, you want to be someone that your congregation, peers, and/or students look to for advice or inspiration.

The question is: What can you do to become the best religious leader possible? How do you make the most of your B.A. in Religion, making you a top contender in your field? Well, it starts with honing these four very important skills…

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Easter, Jubilee, & a Reflection of Omnipotence & Mercy

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on Mar 24, 2016 11:02:23 AM

Saint Leo University is celebrating the holy season of Easter. We are proud to be one of the oldest Catholic universities in Florida, having been chartered in 1889 by Catholic Benedictine monks. The university educates students of all faiths, and those with no religious affiliation, emphasizing the Benedictine philosophy of balanced growth of mind, body, and spirit. 

We asked Dr. Marc Pugliese, Saint Leo assistant professor of theology and religion, who teaches in the Virginia region and works with the Diocese of Richmond (VA), to explore what this holiest of times means to us. Here’s what he had to say.

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A theologian reflects on his favorite movie and difficult times

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on May 14, 2015 3:35:00 PM

“Tough times never last, tough people do”- how do we respond to challenges?

I remember hearing the above quote for the first time in high school. I attended Notre Dame high school in Wilcox Saskatchewan. Among my friends and teammates, it was our unofficial motto. I attended a boarding school founded on the Canadian prairies during the great depression where winter meant about 5 hours of sunshine a day and temperatures between -30 and -40 degrees for months. It was hard. Really hard.

By: Dr. Randall Woodard
Associate Professor of Religion and Theology

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Topics: Religion

Are You Intrigued by Religion and Spirituality?

Posted by Saint Leo University | Continuing Education on Apr 27, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Spirituality_and_ReligionDo you enjoy learning about the various religions that exist around the world, discovering what motivates their followers and how it impacts the various aspects of their lives? Would you like to use that passion to enter into a career that is centered around religion, helping others see the benefits of living a spiritual existence?  

Although Saint Leo is Florida’s oldest Catholic university, we welcome all religious denominations into our programs. In our Religion program specifically, we delve into Christianity, Catholicism, Judaism, Islam, and Buddhism. We teach you how to use your spirituality to enlighten and engage with the world around you. You also learn more about the various career avenues available to Religion majors, allowing you to choose the one that suits you best.

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Topics: Religion