Hartford Seminary - Programa de Ministerios Hispanos (Hispanic Ministries) Certificate Program

Hartford Seminary - Programa de Ministerios Hispanos (Hispanic Ministries) Certificate Program

Credits Available with Dates Valid

  • PMH 110: Methods in Research and Writing for Biblical and Theological Studies (formerly Methods of Bible Study); (1 credit, lower division level) September 2000 through May 2007
  • PMH 120: Spirituality and Christian Life: An Hispanic Perspective (Espirtualidad y La Vida Cristiana: Una Perspectiva Hispana); (1 credit, lower division level) February 1995 through May 2007
  • PMH 140: Educational Ministry of the Hispanic Church (El Ministerio delas Iglesia Hispana); (1 credit, lower division level) September 1996 through May 2007
  • PMH 170: Hispanic Social Ethics for Urban Ministry (Etica Social Hispana para el Contexto Urbano); (1 credit in Religion of Theology, lower division level) September 1994 through May 2007
  • PMH 175: Theology and Practice of Evangelism in the Hispanic Context (1 credit, lower division level) April 2002 through May 2007
  • PMH 190: Introduction to Systematic Theology (Introduccion a la Teologia Sistematica); (1 credit in Religion or Theology, lower division level) November 1994 through May 2007
  • PMH 240: Pastoral Care in the Hispanic Context (Cuidado Pastoral el Contexto Hispano); (1.5 credits in Human Services or Counseling, lower division level) April 1995 through May 2007
  • PMH 251: History and Theology of Church: An Hispanic Perspective (formerly listed as History in the Church [Historia de la Iglesia]); (1.5 credits, in History or Religion, lower division level) May 1995 through May 2007
  • PMH 260: Survey of the Hebrew Bible (formerly Introduction to Hebrew Bible [Introduccion al Antiguo Testamento]); (1.5 credits, lower division level) January 1995 through May 2007
  • PMH 270: Introduction to the New Testament (Introduccion al Nuevo Testamento); (1.5 credits in Religion or Theology, lower division level) February 1995 through Fall 1998 (NOTE: This course was replaced in Fall 1998 by a choice of either PMH 275 or PMH 280)
  • PMH 280: The New Testament: Paul and His Letters (2 credits, lower division level) September 1999 through May 2007

Source of Records

Registrar's Office; Hartford Seminary; 77 Sherman Street; Hartford, CT 06105

About the Training Sponsor

The Hartford Seminary, established as the Pastoral Union of Connecticut in 1833, provides graduate education for laity and clergy as well as a wide variety of non-degree continuing education opportunities. It is "an educational institution seeking to serve God by supporting faithful living in a multi-faith and pluralistic world."

Applying for the Credit

Have your training sponsor submit your transcript or record to the Registrar to apply for the credit.

Course Descriptions

PMH 110: Methods in Research and Writing for Biblical and Theological Studies (formerly Methods of Bible Study); (1 credit, lower division level) September 2000 through May 2007
Students learn how to use available resources in libraries, write a bibliography, take notes, practice the investigation and composition of good Biblical studies for use in Hispanic church and its Theological courses in the Seminary.

PMH 120: Spirituality and Christian Life: An Hispanic Perspective (Espirtualidad y La Vida Cristiana: Una Perspectiva Hispana) (1 credit, lower division level) February 1995 through May 2007
To explore biblical, historical, theological and practical implications of spirituality in Hispanic church context.

PMH 140: Educational Ministry of the Hispanic Church (El Ministerio de las Iglesia Hispana) (1 credit, lower division level) September 1996 through May 2007
To define the educational ministry of the church and learn new principles and methods for teaching in a church setting.

PMH 170: Hispanic Social Ethics for Urban Ministry (Etica Social Hispana para el Contexto Urbano) (1 credit in Religion of Theology, lower division level) September 1994 through May 2007
To examine the field of social ethics with regard to Hispanic reality in the U.S. By the end of the course, the student will understand ethics and how to reflect within the context of Hispanic Christianity in an urban context.

PMH 175: Theology and Practice of Evangelism in the Hispanic Context (1 credit, lower division level) April 2002 through May 2007
Students will discuss and analyze our context as a Christian community in the United States in light of the way it is related to Jesus and God's kingdom.

PMH 190: Introduction to Systematic Theology (Introduccion a la Teologia Sistematica) (1 credit in Religion or Theology, lower division level) November 1994 through May 2007
To examine the theological tradition Christian believers have inherited and its role in our current theological work as Hispanics. By the end of the course, the student will be better able to articulate a sound, clear, just theology contextualized to the Hispanic reality.

PMH 240: Pastoral Care in the Hispanic Context (Cuidado Pastoral el Contexto Hispano) (1.5 credits in Human Services or Counseling, basic level); April 1995 - May 2007
To expose the student to a range of experiences in the field of Pastoral Care and to provide a biblical-theological basis of understanding the fundamentals of Pastoral Care.

PMH 251: History and Theology of the Church: An Hispanic Perspective (formerly listed as History in the Church [Historia de la Iglesia]); (1.5 credits, in History or Religion, lower division level) May 1995 through May 2007
To help the student understand the basic areas of church history, from the early church until the modern age.

PMH 260: Survey of the Hebrew Bible (formerly Introduction to Hebrew Bible [Introduccion al Antiguo Testamento]); (1.5 credits, lower division level) January 1995 through May 2007
To gain knowledge of the social, political and cultural background of the community that produced the Old Testament text. To learn about the fundamental message of the Old Testament and acquire certain facility with the various books contained in the Old Testament, including the facility for and openness to critical interpretation of Old Testament texts. The student shall also acquire and develop enthusiasm in the use of the Old Testament in pastoral work, particularly preaching.

PMH 270: Introduction to the New Testament (Introduccion al Nuevo Testamento) (1.5 credits in Religion or Theology, lower division level) February 1995 through Fall 1998(NOTE: This course was replaced in Fall 1998 by a choice of either PMH 275 or PMH 280)
To develop basic understanding of each book of the New Testament, including both content and interpretive methods for the various genres found in the literature. The world of the New Testament and application of the documents to our own world are also explored.

PMH 280: The New Testament: Paul and His Letters (2 credits, lower division level) September 1999 through May 2007
To introduce the student to the in-depth study of the Pauline epistles, their structure, origin, and message. Attention will also be paid to the life and ministry of the Apostle Paul.