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STh 758: The Church 2 credits

A study of the biblical doctrine of the church. Includes a survey of the biblical terminology and imagery, examination of the origin of the church and its relationship to other aspects of God's program, exegesis of key New Testament passages, study of the purposes of the church, and readings in the theological literature.

  • Dates: September 2 – October 24
  • Registration closed
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

STh 601: Systematic Theology 3 credits

A study of the nature, necessity, methods and materials of theology; and the application of the principles of systematic theology to the scriptural revelation about God, man and sin, following a biblical dispensational hermeneutic. Preparation of an ordination doctrinal statement for ministry students; theological reading summaries for others. Students from a Baptist heritage will be expected to clearly articulate Baptist theological distinctives and church polity. Each student's doctrinal statement/theological summaries will be prepared so as to reflect a biblical dispensational hermeneutic.

  • Dates: October 26 – December 12
  • Register by: October 12
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

STh 602: Systematic Theology 3 credits

The application of the principles of systematic theology to the doctrines of Christ, salvation, the Church and the end times, following a biblical dispensational hermeneutic. Preparation of an ordination doctrinal statement for ministry students; theological summaries for others. Students from a Baptist heritage will be expected to clearly articulate Baptist theological distinctives and church polity. Each student's doctrinal/theological summaries will be prepared so as to reflect a biblical dispensational hermeneutic.

  • Dates: January 13 – March 5
  • Register by: December 30
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

STh 755: The Holy Spirit 2 credits

A study of the biblical doctrine of the person and work of the Holy Spirit. Includes a survey of the history of the doctrine, examination of the Old Testament evidence, exegesis of key New Testament passages, a refutation of the charismatic movement, and readings in the relevant theological literature.

  • Dates: January 13 – March 5
  • Register by: December 30

STh 776: Theology & Practice of Prayer 3 credits

Investigation and systematization of the teaching of Scripture from biblical models, commands and instructions concerning prayer. Readings from the major devotional and expositional classics on the subject.

  • Dates: January 13 – March 5
  • Register by: December 30

STh 650: New Testament Theology 3 credits

Application of the principles and methods of biblical theology to the study of the New Testament, with particular focus on the Kingdom of God.

  • Dates: March 7 – April 30
  • Register by: February 22

STh 703: Biblical Sanctification 3 credits

A study of the theology of biblical holiness, with a special emphasis on individual progressive sanctification; and the biblical theology of ecclesiastical unity and separatism, especially as it relates to the history of Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism from the early twentieth century to the present.

  • Dates: March 7 – April 30
  • Register by: February 22
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

STh 640: Old Testament Theology 3 credits

Principles and methods of biblical theology as applied to the Old Testament.

  • Dates: June 20 – August 6
  • Register by: June 6

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