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fall 2012

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    Foundations in Biblical Counseling - CN 721 (R1)

    Professor:
    Robert Gregory
    Credits:
    2.00
    Day:
    TUES
    Time:
    6:00PM-7:50PM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    204
    Max Participants:
    15

    An overview of counseling theories and a foundation in basic counseling techniques for various aspects of biblical and pastoral counseling. Lab includes a structured, supervised, and hands-on application of counseling techniques in the classroom and outside of class.

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    Principles of NT Greek I - GRK602 (R1)

    Professor:
    Mr. James Slavin
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    THUR
    Time:
    6:00PM-9:50PM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    205
    Max Participants:
    15

    An introduction to New Testament (Koine) Greek from alphabet and word formation to developing an understanding of elementary grammar, vocabulary, and basic syntax. With appropriately geared translation assignments, the student is systematically prepared for reading the Greek New Testament.

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    Principles of Spiritual Formation I - SF 511 (R1)

    Professor:
    Dr. Brent Brooks
    Credits:
    2.00
    Day:
    MON
    Time:
    3:00PM-4:50PM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    205
    Max Participants:
    15

    Examines a theology of the spiritual life and the factors that contribute to a balanced spiritual life. Requires supervised Christian ministry involvement.

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    Pentateuch - BIB511 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Rebekah Josberger
    Credits:
    2.00
    Day:
    TBA
    Time:
    12:00AM-12:00AM
    Building:
    Room:
    Max Participants:
    1

    A survey of the first five books of the Old Testament with an exposition of each book. Attention is also given to the relationship of the Pentateuch to the rest of the Bible, as well as a consideration of the backgrounds, and problem passages.

lab

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    Practicum Counseling - CN 723 (R1)

    Professor:
    Robert Gregory
    Credits:
    1.00
    Day:
    TUES
    Time:
    8:00PM-9:50PM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    204
    Max Participants:
    20

    An overview of counseling theories and a foundation in basic counseling techniques for various aspects of biblical and pastoral counseling. Lab includes a structured, supervised, and hands-on application of counseling techniques in the classroom and outside of class.

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    Genesis through Song of Solomon - BIB501 (RVC)

    Professor:
    Dr. Rebekah Josberger
    Credits:
    4.00
    Day:
    FRI
    Time:
    8:00AM-11:50AM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    211
    Max Participants:
    15

    A survey of Genesis through Song of Solomon with exposition of each book. Studies the Bible as a whole, the interrelationship of the parts with a consideration of backgrounds, problem passages, and devotional sections.

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    Methods in Biblical Theology - BTh633 (RVC)

    Professor:
    Dr. Albert Baylis
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    TUES
    Time:
    1:00PM-3:50PM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    211
    Max Participants:
    15

    Engages both Old and New Testament theology, issues, and perspectives. Principles of biblical theology are learned via inductive projects. Special attention is given to progressive revelation, authorial diversity, and biblical unity.

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    Foundations - GE 500 (RVC)

    Professor:
    Dr. Robert Redman
    Credits:
    1.00
    Day:
    MON
    Time:
    7:00PM-8:50PM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    211
    Max Participants:
    15

    This touchstone course is the starting point for all students in the M. Div.and MAPS degree programs. Attention is given to the disciplines of biblical, theological, and practical studies. GE 500 One credit, fall and spring semesters, online.

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    NT Greek Reading: Mark - GRK701 (RVC)

    Professor:
    Dr. John Terveen
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    TUES
    Time:
    8:00AM-9:50AM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    211
    Max Participants:
    15

    Using the Gospel of Mark as a New Testament Greek reading text, this intermediate biblical Greek language course focuses on developing grammatical competencies, deepening syntactical understanding (in part through 'diagramming'), broadening vocabulary, learning the basics of textual criticism, and understanding this synoptic gospel's presentation of Jesus Christ. Prerequisite: GRK603 or GRK613; or the equivalent of one full year of Greek.

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    NT Greek Reading: Mark - GRK701 (RVC)

    Professor:
    Dr. John Terveen
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    TUES
    Time:
    11:00AM-11:50AM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    211
    Max Participants:
    15

    Using the Gospel of Mark as a New Testament Greek reading text, this intermediate biblical Greek language course focuses on developing grammatical competencies, deepening syntactical understanding (in part through 'diagramming'), broadening vocabulary, learning the basics of textual criticism, and understanding this synoptic gospel's presentation of Jesus Christ. Prerequisite: GRK603 or GRK613; or the equivalent of one full year of Greek.

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    Patristic & Medieval Theology - HTh703 (RVC)

    Professor:
    Dr. Jon Robertson
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    MON
    Time:
    10:00AM-12:50PM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    211
    Max Participants:
    15

    Historical development of the formulation of the major tenets of Christian theology with special attention to councils, disputes over orthodoxy, and significant theologians from the close of the New Testament to the beginning of the Reformation.

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    Theology of Community and Ministry - PM 711 (RVC)

    Professor:
    Dr. Paul Metzger
    Credits:
    2.00
    Day:
    TUES
    Time:
    4:00PM-5:50PM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    211
    Max Participants:
    15

    This course introduces students to ministry as community practice. Moving beyond the rampant individualism in our society, the aim will be to explicate and illustrate how faithful ministry is grounded and nurtured in the life of the Triune God and centered in the church. Consideration will also be given to such themes as worship, order, service, sacraments, and mission.

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    Theo & Past Perspective on Death & Dying - PM 721 (RVC)

    Professor:
    Dr. Robert Redman
    Credits:
    2.00
    Day:
    FRI
    Time:
    6:00PM-10:00PM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    211
    Max Participants:
    20

    This course explores the biblical and theological perspectives on death and dying, and provides a pastoral foundation for pastors, chaplains, counselors and others who minister to the dying and their families and friends. In particular, the Christian tradition of the ars moriendi (art of dying) will be examined as an important resource for pastoral ministry. Attention is also given to attitudes toward death and rituals of grieving in various cultural contexts. Students will also be expolsed to a variety of community resources for the dying and their families, including hospice care, funeral homes, and other services.

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    Theo & Past Perspective on Death & Dying - PM 721 (RVC)

    Professor:
    Dr. Robert Redman
    Credits:
    2.00
    Day:
    SAT
    Time:
    9:00AM-5:00PM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    211
    Max Participants:
    20

    This course explores the biblical and theological perspectives on death and dying, and provides a pastoral foundation for pastors, chaplains, counselors and others who minister to the dying and their families and friends. In particular, the Christian tradition of the ars moriendi (art of dying) will be examined as an important resource for pastoral ministry. Attention is also given to attitudes toward death and rituals of grieving in various cultural contexts. Students will also be expolsed to a variety of community resources for the dying and their families, including hospice care, funeral homes, and other services.

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    Christian Theology I - TH 507 (RVC)

    Professor:
    Dr. Daniel Lockwood
    Credits:
    4.00
    Day:
    TUES
    Time:
    6:00PM-9:50PM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    211
    Max Participants:
    15

    A survey of Christian theology covering the Scriptures, God, Christ, Holy Spirit, man, sin, and angels. Emphasizes a systematic as well as historical and biblical approach to theology.

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    Contemporary Theology & Ethics - TH 717 (RVC)

    Professor:
    Dr. Paul Metzger
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    MON
    Time:
    1:00PM-3:50PM
    Building:
    Reno
    Room:
    211
    Max Participants:
    15

    Considers major theological movements of the twentieth century and current directions. Contemporary ethical systems and issues are explored. Students articulate their own ethical system.