Graduate Course Catalog

Theology

TH 501 – Theology 1

  • Course Number: Th 501
  • Department: Theology
  • Units: 3
  • Level: Graduate

Theology 1 introduces students to theological thinking that begins in the life of God, witnessed to in the Bible, and articulated in the life and ministry of Jesus Christ as sent from His Father. We will discuss the nature of humanity created in God’s image, but afflicted with sin and needing God’s restorative work. The student will learn to think out of the life of God witnessed to in the Bible and made evident in the revelation of Jesus Christ, as well as to discern inadequate presentations, all in order to serve God in the life of the church and world.

TH 502 – Theology 2

  • Course Number: TH 502
  • Department: Theology
  • Units: 3
  • Level: Graduate

Theology 2 presents a thorough introductory study of three core doctrines: 1) the application of redemption, 2) the Church, 3) the future. The student will examine the biblical bases for the doctrines, clarify the position held in the text, and analyze variant understandings of the concepts with measured reason. The student will be able to interpret, explain and appraise these major doctrines. Finally the student will make personal application of their increased understanding of the scriptural doctrines.