How to Use This Course
What is theology, and is the study of theology relevant and practical for living? This advanced class challenges students to dig deeper into Scripture as they study theology, its practical applications to living, the dangers of wrong approaches to theology, and the fundamentals of several doctrines including Bibliology, anthropology, Christology, and ecclesiology.
The study of theology is crucial to the Christian life. “‘Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches; but let him who boasts boast of this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the Lord who exercises lovingkindness, justice, and righteousness on earth; for I delight in these things,’ declares the Lord” (Jer. 9:23-24).
This course does not include gradable quizzes or tests. It includes numerous study questions that can be graded, if desired.
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Comprehensive study and list of suggested titles for further reading.
Self-paced, advanced course divided into sixteen sections.
- What is Theology?
- Is the study of theology relevant and practical for living?
- Wrong Approaches to Theology A. Intellectualism B. Mysticism C. Utilitarianism and Pragmatism D. Evaluation of what wwrong approaches to theology lead to
- The Proper Approach to Theology
- The Doctrines of Theology A. Prolegomena: Introduction to Theology B. Bibliology: The Doctrine of the Bible C. Theology Proper: …the Person of God D. Angelology: ….Angels, Demons, Satan E. Anthropology: …Man F. Harmartiology: …Sin G. Christology: …Person and Work of Christ H. Soteriology: …Salvation I. Pneumatology: …the Holy Spirit J. Ecclesiology: …the Church K. Eschatology: …Last Things
If this course is taken in full, completing all reading assignments, and the student spends approximately 90 hours completing the course, the course is worth a minimum of .5 credit.