Charles Halton at awilum.com put a list of free open courses available through iTunes U and university web pages (HT: Joel W). Actually, if you search around the internet, you can find a load of free lectures from many seminaries and universities. It’s not for those who want a real theological education with the whole sha-bang of tests, papers, discussions and thesis. If you’re looking for continuing education but you’re on a tight pastor’s budget and you don’t have any other choice, this might be an alternative. But if you’re the indolent slug-type who wants an education, and has the money and the time, but not the discipline of walking into a real classroom, this may seem like a cakewalk, but it still requires a measure of discipline because you still have to listen to all the long lectures night after night.