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Bi 105: Old Testament Messages

1 cr.

A study of the unfolding theme of the Bible as it is revealed through the messages of the Pentateuch and the history, poetry and prophecy books of the Old Testament. Emphases include creation, the relationship of the legal material to Christians and the practical application of the messages of these 39 books to the Christian life.

This course is also offered through BJUOnline.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH8:00–8:50SH
2TTH10:00–10:50SH
3TTH12:00–12:50LEC B
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Bi 109: New Testament Messages

1 cr.

The unfolding theme of the Bible as it is revealed through the messages of the New Testament books, with continued emphasis on the practical application of the central themes of the inspired writers to the Christian life.

This course is also offered through BJUOnline.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH8:00–8:50AL110

Bi 210: Bible Geography

1 cr.

Study of selected biblical passages in light of the historical geography and background of the biblical lands.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH10:00–10:50AL301

Bi 215: Bible Prophecy

1 cr.

An examination of the great covenantal promises God made to the patriarchs, developed by the Old Testament prophets and culminated in Christ in the eschatological portions of the New Testament.

Sec Days Time Room
1MW2:00–2:50LEC A
2TTH1:00–1:50AL313

Bi 220: The Life & Ministry of Christ

1 cr.

Detailed studies of the earthly life of our Lord with particular emphasis on the spiritual significance of each aspect of His ministry.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH12:00–12:50AL110
2TTH2:00–2:50AL110

Bi 225: Life & Ministry of Paul

1 cr.

A study of the life of the apostle Paul, integrating his major teachings into a chronology of his life and times.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH9:00–9:50AL307
2TTH10:00–10:50LEC A

Bi 230: Hermeneutics

2 cr.

A study of the principles of Bible interpretation, including the history of interpretation; historical, grammatical, literary, theological interpretation; issues related to the various kinds of biblical material (narrative, wisdom, prophetic, didactic); figures of speech, types, etc.; Covenant Theology and Dispensational Theology.

Prerequisites: Bi 109, Bi 105.

This course is also offered through BJUOnline.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH8:00–8:50LEC A
2TTH12:00–12:50LEC A
3TTH3:00–3:50LEC A

Bi 301: Christian Doctrines

3 cr.

A biblical approach to the study of the main doctrines of the Christian faith, stressing the beliefs held in common by all fundamental Christians: Scripture, God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and Angels (including Satan). Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF9:00–9:50AL311
2MWF10:00–10:50AL312

Bi 302: Christian Doctrines

3 cr.

A biblical approach to the study of the main doctrines of the Christian faith, stressing the beliefs held in common by all fundamental Christians: Man, Sin, Salvation, the Church and Eschatology. Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH9:35–10:50AL109

Bi 310: Biblical Church Ministry

2 cr.

An introduction to the various components comprising biblical church ministry from the perspective of participating laymen. Examines God's purposes for the church, relationship to pastoral leadership, the roles of men and women, development of lay leaders, evangelism, discipleship, worship, music, spiritual gifts, prayer, interpersonal relationships, unity and purity. Students will develop an understanding of how to serve effectively in a local church.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH10:00–10:50AL310

Bi 325: Modern Cults

2 cr.

An examination, in the light of the Word of God, of the doctrines and practices of modern cults.

Sec Days Time Room
1MW3:00–3:50AL210
2TTH12:00–12:50AL210

Bi 330: The Biblical Role of Women

2 cr.

A study of the biblical passages that reveal God's role for women in the home, the church and society in general, along with explanation of how evangelical feminists either disregard or misinterpret these passages in order to support their feminist agenda.

Sec Days Time Room
1 InfoMW1:00–1:50AL313
2 InfoTTH8:00–8:50AL311

Bi 335: Women in the Bible

2 cr.

A study of various female Bible characters, examining their relationships with God and others, character qualities, ministries, and successes and failures in living out God's prescribed role for them as women.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH2:00–2:50AL307
2TTH3:00–3:50AL307

Bi 340: Studies in the Pentateuch

2 cr.

A pattern for a God-centered worldview in five complementary portraits of the person of God. Discussion will include God's sovereignty over His creation, His covenantal faithfulness in redeeming man for service, His desire for fellowship with man through holiness, His wise and caring leadership of His people and His unique position as the only proper object of man's devotion.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Bi 350: Studies in Old Testament Poetry

2 cr.

Interpretation and practical application of the poetic portions of the Old Testament, with emphasis on the Poetic Books: Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Song of Solomon.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH3:00–3:50AL314

Bi 360: Studies in the Prophets

2 cr.

A study of the prophets as preachers of righteousness speaking to their contemporaries and the application of their message to us.

Prerequisite: Bi 105.

Sec Days Time Room
1MW3:00–3:50AL311

Bi 370: Studies in the Pauline Letters

2 cr.

The messages of Paul's letters to 1st-century believers and their theological and practical value for a 21st-century Christian.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH8:00–8:50AL313

Bi 380: Studies in the General Epistles

2 cr.

A study of the messages of the non-Pauline Epistles written to 1st-century believers and their theological and practical value for a 21st-century Christian.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Bi 401: Bible Doctrines

3 cr.

Study of the biblical teaching concerning Scripture, God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and Angels (including Satan). Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life.

Prerequisite: Bi 230.

This course is also offered through BJUOnline.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF8:00–8:50AL313
2MWF9:00–9:50AL110
3MWF10:00–10:50LEC A
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Bi 402: Bible Doctrines

3 cr.

Study of the biblical teaching concerning Man, Sin, Salvation, the Church and Eschatology. Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life. Particular attention is given to timely doctrinal questions.

Prerequisite: Bi 230.

This course is also offered through BJUOnline.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF8:00–8:50AL311
2MWF12:00–12:50AL313

Bi 420: Current Church Issues

2 cr.

This course examines both internal and external issues that affect corporate worship. Topics include music, worship, art, drama, media and technology.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Bi 430: Foundations For Biblical Lifestyle

2 cr.

This class discusses issues of godly Christian living to prepare senior students to assume their adult responsibilities in the Christian home, the church and the community.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH1:00–1:50AL106

Bi 490: Teaching Bible Principles

2 cr.

A practical study designed to provide guidelines for the effective integration of biblical principles into the teaching of various subjects.

Sec Days Time Room
1S11:00–12:50AL313
1DAILY9:00–10:50AL313

Bi 495: Near East Studies

3 cr.

Study tour of Bible lands. Lectures, reading and papers accompanied by visits to the scenes of the main events of the Old and New Testaments. The student may specialize in Asia Minor or Palestine.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Bi 499: Apologetics & Worldview

3 cr.

An analysis and defense of the Christian worldview, together with an analysis and refutation of secular and religious alternative worldviews. The course will equip students to defend the core biblical doctrines and refute spurious philosophical, historical, archeological and scientific claims against the Bible. The course presents a brief history of the Apologetics discipline and important Christian thinkers. The course addresses significant historical and contemporary thinkers and their objections to biblical Christianity.

Prerequisites: Bi 401, Bi 402.

This course is also offered through BJUOnline.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF9:00–9:50LEC A
2MWF12:00–12:50LEC A
3MWF1:00–1:50LEC B