THE1001 Biblical History and Literature I
3 credits. A survey of God’s grace through the literature of the Old Testament’s historical and wisdom writings, with a focus on the promises God made throughout the history of ancient Israel.
THE1002 Biblical History and Literature II
3 credits. A survey of God’s grace through the literature of the Old Testament major prophets and the New Testament gospel accounts set in the context of exilic, post-exilic literature and Intertestamental historical record.
THE2001 Biblical History and Literature III
3 credits. A survey of God’s grace through the literature of selected New Testament epistles set in the context of the book of Acts. This is a writing-intensive course in undergraduate General Education programs.
THE2101 The Theology and Practice of Ministry
3 credits. An examination of the biblical concept of ministry and the ways in which ministry is carried out, the use of timeless biblical principles in developing programs of ministry, and the responsibilities and relationships of called workers in the public ministry as they participate in congregational life.
THE2102 Staff Ministry Early Field Experience II
0.5 credits. A week of observation and participation in congregational ministry.
THE2103 Biblical Interpretation
3 credits. An analysis of the major approaches to biblical interpretation, and an examination and application of the correct principles used to understand the Bible.