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Courses in Biblical and Theological Studies

HIS 1298 Old Testament Survey An overview of the Old Testament, tracing its teaching with respect to historical background and literary character.4 Units

BITH 1222 Spiritual Formation In this class Spiritual formation will seek the shaping process with reference to the spiritual dimension of a person's life. Christian spiritual formation thus refers to the process by which believers become more fully conformed and united to Christ. 3 Units

GEO 8811- Geography of the Holy Land-  An investigation into Historical Geography of the Holy Land, Especially in Relation to the History of Israel and of the Early Church 3 Units

HIS 1398 New Testament Survey An overview of the New Testament, tracing its teaching with respect to historical background and literary character. 4 Units

BITH 2398 Old Testament Theology  An investigation into Old Testament Theology emphasizing the Mosaic Cult, Prophetism and Judaism   3 Units  Pilgrimage to the Holy Land for further studies 3 Units

BITH 2396 New Testament Theology- A study in  New Testament Theology will cover a branch of the Christian disciplines which traces themes through the authors of the NT and then amalgamates those individual motifs into a single comprehensive whole. Thus it studies the progressive revelation of God in terms of the life situation at the time of writing and the delineates the underlying thread which ties it together.3 Units

BITH 4576 Systematic Theology I. A  critical investigation into the content and contemporary significance of the Christian faith, emphasizing biblical foundations, philosophic presuppositions and comprehensiveness.3 Units

EN 5400-Principles of Rhetoric An introductory writing course that includes instruction in practical reasoning and the principles of rhetoric. 3 Units

BITH 5476-Theology of Soteriology- The Soteriology of the New Testament is a critical investigation into the content of "Salvation" that Jesus has provided for mankind. 3 Units

LANG 3465 Introduction to Biblical Hebrew.
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew covers some essential elements of the grammar of Biblical Hebrew and introduces some basic vocabulary. It introduces students to aspects of translation of Biblical Hebrew as well as the main lexical aids. On completion of the subject students should be able to translate basic nominal and verbal sentences.3 Units

BITH 4376 The Psalms-Songs of Israel and the Church A study of the spiritual and literary legacy of the book of Psalms. The collection will be analyzed according to literary types, and the individual psalms studied according to their type and content. The use of Psalms in the history of the Church as a vehicle of worship will be a daily devotional focus to begin each class 3 Units


HIS 5478 Intertestamental History A survey of intertestamental history from 600 to 5 B.C. with special attention given to the literature of the period as a theological bridge between the Old and New Covenants. Areas of study include OT Apocrypha and selections from the OT Pseudepigrapha, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and rabbinic Judaism. 3 Units

PIL 6534 Introduction to Christian Logic- A Study in Christian logic will study both  classical syllogism; and modern logic which  is the study, primarily, of the calculus of propositions 3 Units

BITH 4522 Old Testament Wisdom Literature.A selection from the Old Testament wisdom books, Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Songs of Solomon, and Lamentations, The apocryphal books of Jesus ben Sirach and the Wisdom of Solomon may also be read and studied in relation to canonical wisdom. 3 Units

BITH 7876 Pauline Theology-A study of the life and thought of Paul as found in the book of Acts and in Paulís New Testament letters. The course will synthesize the major categories of Pauline thought and emphasize their value for faith today. 3 Units The footsteps of Paul Tour is available  3 Units

BITH 5600 Calvinism Vs Armianism Theology- Reading and analysis of the Institutes of the Christian Religion, emphasizing Calvin's method, material arrangement, and biblical theological content compared to John Armians Theological content. Elective 3 Units

BITH 5678 Theology in Paul's First Epistle to the Corinthians A section-by-section survey of 1 Corinthians dealing with the issues of the nature of the Church, Christian behavior and social responsibility, sexuality, marriage and divorce, Christian worship, the spiritual gifts, and the resurrection. 3 Units

BITH 5543 Theology in the Acts of the Apostles
A study of the Book of Acts focused on the birth and development of the apostolic church, its dissociation from Judaism, and the progress of the missionary enterprise. 3 Units Footsteps of Paul Tour 3 Units

HIS 9977 Perspectives From Church History I- Examines the key figures, events and ideas from the Apostolic age to the Reformation in Christian history and places them in context. 3 Units

MUS 8778 Introduction to Hymnology- An introductory class of hymnology with an investigation of hymns. songs and Spiritual songs will be the primary focus of this class. 3 Units

BITH 4388 Introduction to Apologetics- Introduction to Christian apologetics is a defense to  answering any and all critics who oppose or question the revelation of God in Christ and the Bible 3 Units

BITH 6677 Pneumatology -An investigation of the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, with reference to the biblical foundations and significant historical and contemporary developments. Trinitarian  issues will be discussed, as well as an emphasis on the Spiritís cosmic work. Additionally, this course aims to encourage a deeper understanding of the Spiritís role in our lives.3 Units

BITH 7733 Biblical Interpretation and Hermeneutics. A survey of hermeneutical theory discussing  how author, text, and reader work together as meaning emerges from a text. These insights will then be applied to the Bible, giving the student an interpretive strategy for exegete biblical texts and bringing their meaning into the modern world. 3 Units

LANG 1220- Introduction to Latin- Using Wheelocks Latin this class will cover some essential elements of the grammar of Latin and introduces some basic vocabulary.  On completion of the subject students should be able to translate basic nominal and verbal sentences. 3 Units

PHI 9942- Introduction to Christian Philosophy-An Introduction to Christian Philosophy. tries to  set forth not only a critique of non-Christian philosophies, but a positive construction based on Scripture alone. Because Christian philosophy is unique, and is based entirely on propositional revelation. 3 Units

PC 2234-Personal Foundations-Focused on the importance of self-understanding for spiritual and emotional well-being as well as effective ministry to hurting people, an investigation of the impact of personal and family history on theological outlook, emotional congruence, relational attractions and moral decisions. Several personal assessments as well as one or more therapy sessions are an integral part of this course.(this class is only available by textbook which the student must purchase)3 Units  

BITH 4563 Systematic Theology II A continuation of a critical investigation into the content and contemporary significance of the Christian faith, emphasizing biblical foundations, philosophic presuppositions and comprehensiveness. 3 Units

HIS 3452 Reformation and Modern Church History-The study of Christianity from the Reformation to the present, with source material readings. Also the development of Christian thought and apply church history to contemporary ideas and issues. The course also includes a brief overview of historic revivals and world missions.  3 Units

LANG 4588 Introduction to NT Greek Introduction to New Testament Greek covers some essential elements of the grammar of Greek and introduces some basic vocabulary. It introduces students to aspects of translation of New Testament Greek  as well as the main lexical aids. On completion of the subject students should be able to translate basic nominal and verbal sentences. 3 Units

BITH 5600 Systematic Theology III A continuation of a critical investigation into the content and contemporary significance of the Christian faith, emphasizing biblical foundations, philosophic presuppositions and comprehensiveness. 3 Units

PC 4522-Premarital Preparation and Counseling Counseling techniques applied to dating and courtship, engagement and premarital adjustments. Principles and structures of premarital counseling are stressed and demonstrated (this class is only available by textbook which the student must purchase)3 Units

BITH 8877- Word and Sacraments- Preaching of the Word we nourish the faith the Spirit begat in us first by assembling together with other Christians to hear the word of God preached to us. This is the ordinary means the Lord works faith in us, a means which He has promised to bless and bind Himself .(2)The Administering and Receiving of the Sacraments  which Jesus commanded us to partake of "till He comes.   3 Units

BITH 3300 Introduction to World Missions The nature of Christian outreach; a study of principles, history, and methodology of worldwide missions 3 Units

BITH 9954 Old Testament Exegesis  A practical study of the procedures for doing sound exegesis in the various portions of the Old Testament.  The method will include the study of words, poetics, textual criticism, syntax, biblical theology, and practical exegetical exposition in the different genres of the Hebrew Bible. 3 Units 

LANG 9853 Introduction to Greek Grammar Introduction to Greek Grammar covers some essential elements of the grammar of Greek and introduces some basic Syntax, Mood and Tense. For learners with beginning Ancient Greek experience, this Class  provides excellent discussion and examples of Greek Syntax Elective.3 Units

PC 9987 Marital Counseling Explores the foundations of marriage and marital conflict from Scriptural and psychological perspectives. Reviews approaches to counseling and explores change and growth procedures and skills  (this class is only available by textbook which the student must purchase)3 Units

BITH 989 Ecclesiology-An intensive study of significant aspects of the church related to its nature, purpose and Government. Particular attention directed to current problematic  areas  3 Units
                                                                                                                                                                   BITH 4278 The Greek Text of Romans: Text Critical Study . Using the textbook and the textual notes in the lectures, construct an exegesis (of 10 pages) on a segment of Romans of your choosing. 3 Units

BITH 8899 Church Planting Models and Strategies A survey and analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of various church planting models and strategies used around the world. Identifies key factors which the church planter can implement in a context specific, phase-out oriented church planting strategy. (this class is only available by textbook which the student must purchase)3 Units  

BITH 4686 Christology Study of the person and work of Christ with reference to the biblical foundations and significant historical and contemporary developments. Trinitarian  issues will be discussed. Additionally, this course aims to encourage a deeper understanding of Christ's working in our daily lives 3 Units

BITH 8897- Johannine Theology-The theology of the Johannine writings, with emphasis upon the concepts that the writer himself emphasizes.

PIL 5698 Christian Ethics An examination of the history, methodology, and content of Christian ethics with application to specific contemporary issues.. 3 Units

BITH 4533 Advanced  Apologetics- Advanced apologetics is a continuation of a defense to  answering any and all critics who oppose or question the revelation of God in Christ and the Bible. 3 Units    

PC 9998 Foundations of Pastoral Care and Counseling Explores ministry to people who request counseling in church and para-church contexts. Starting with relationship building skills, students will discover their limits in help-giving, and learn appropriate referral process. Much of the course focus will then be an exploration of building small communities within a church ministry.(this class is only available by textbook which the student must purchase)3 Units              

BITH 7786 Theology in Millennial Views A careful and intensive study of the three main eschatological views relative to the millennium  system; consideration of the leading millennial writings.. 3 Units

REL2222 World Religions- An examination of the history, and content of World Religions with application to specific contemporary issues.. 3 Units

PC 9999 Advanced Pastoral Counseling This course moves beyond learning relationship skills to developing skills that help people with the realization of physical, spiritual, emotional and moral issues in their lives. Secondly, there is a focus on skills that help people take responsibility for the awareness they have gained. The spiritual transformation process is integrated into the development of these skills(this class is only available by textbook which the student must purchase)3 Units

BITH 4405 Pastoral Theology I, II-Pastoral Theology examines the practical application of theology in the pastoral context. This class seeks to approach a practical theological expression to the ministry of the Pastor.3 Units per class

BITH 6552 Church Growth- Independent studies into Church growth. Permission by College to enter into class 3 Units

BITH 3336 Cultural Studies- Independent Studies into a specific culture. Permission by College to enter into class. 3 Units

Choose your method of learning: Choose which method you want to study from: Online course work/ Email, by CD-Rom, or have the textbooks mailed to you.

Choose your emphasis: Choose the emphasis you wish to study: Theology, Pastoral Care/Counseling, Youth/Children's Pastor, Missions/Church Planting.

 

 

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