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Master of Divinity (M.Div.) The basic professional degree for the work of clergy supported by academic studies, a Master of Divinity degree requires the equivalent of three years of full-time study, 72 credit hours, and is considered a “terminal degree.” Ordination by one’s specific group or tradition may be required for endorsement or employment in addition to the degree (Cherry Hill Seminary does not ordain clergy). Students in the program are required to choose a major area of study and corresponding academic department from those described under Major Areas of Study. The Master of Divinity with a Pastoral Counseling major …
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Although Cherry Hill Seminary regular coursework is by distance education, periodically our students have the opportunity to meet faculty and classmates face-to-face. These are occasions of close camaraderie, discussion, bonding, mentoring and experiential learning. Conferences: These are most often a one-two day meetings in a conference setting, with both students and the general public invited to participate. We look forward to expanding locations for Cherry Hill Seminary Conferences as we grow. Intensives: Each master’s student is required to complete two or three such academic intensives before graduation, depending on the particular program. Typically, intensives require readings and homework in …
Congratulations on your decision to follow the path of spiritual growth. Cherry Hill Seminary is the world’s premier source of distance education for leadership, ministry, and personal growth. We hope that these studies will support and enhance your journey to wholeness. Contemporary Paganism is really a family of religions, the most popular of which are Asatru or Heathenry, Druidry, feminist Goddess worship, Wicca, non-Wiccan forms of religious witchcraft and reconstructionism (the attempted recreation of ancient religions such as those of Greece and Egypt). Of these Wicca is the largest. Because there may be different kinds of Pagans in any prison, …