A continued development of New Testament Greek language skills critical to reading and interpreting the Greek New Testament. Students read a New Testament Epistle and other selected New Testament passages for grammatical and syntactical understanding of the Greek text so critical to excellence in biblical preaching and teaching.
Integration of biblical, spiritual disciplines with the walk of faith. Requires suprevised Christian ministry involvement.
An investigation of the historical, prophetic, and personally relevant aspects of the major and minor prophets, with special emphasis on the book of Isaiah.
Message, structure, and distinctive features of the four Gospels, Hebrews, the General Epistles, and the Revelation. Matthew, John, Hebrews and Revelations are emphasized.
An introduction to the principles of inductive Bible study with an emphasis on general hermeneutics and the use of tools for independent Bible study. Attention is also given to various biblical genres.
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.
Translation and exegetical study in the book of Galatians with an emphasis on syntactical awareness and lexical study as important to producing expository sermons.
Prerequisite: GRK603 or GRK613.
A study of Christianity from the second century to the rise of the Enlightenment with special emphasis on the institutional history of the church as well as theological developments in the church.
Examines theological issues of the Reformation and the subsequent development of Protestant theology to the end of the nineteenth century; investigating major movements within Protestantism and the emergence of Enlightenment themes.
Examines qualities and characteristics of a biblical leader, growth and development of church leadership at all levels, and understanding God's process of maturing leaders. Culminates with strategies for developing leadership within the church and for the church.
A survey of Christian theology covering Salvation, the Church, and Future Things. Considers God's program in biblical history as an integrating focus of these doctrinal areas.