TALBOT SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY
Independent Studies (ITS)
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These independent study courses offer lectures on cassette tapes by out standing bibli cal scholars. ITS courses may be taken at Talbot only for gradu ate level credit toward electives, pre requisite credit or unresolvable sched uling problems as follows: Master ofDivinity 6 elective units or unresolvable scheduling problem 12 prerequisite unit.I Master ofArts 4 elective unit.I or unresolvable scheduling problem I2 prerequisite un its Master ofArts reduced (Any Master of Ari.I reduced program) 2 elective unit.I or unresolvable scheduling problem 12 prerequisite unit.I Courses include a printed syllabus which provides a broad outline of the lectures, review questions and a bibli ography. Requirements for credit include textbook assignments, collat eral reading , research papers and examinations , all of which are out li ned in a programmed syllabus. TI1e regular tuition fees are charged for each course regardless of the number of unit.I for which a student is already enroUed and include cost.I for tapes and programmed syllabus. Tapes must be ordered through the Talbot Dean of Fac ulty office. ITS courses may not normally be used in lieu of required courses. Student.I who desire graduate credit for ITS courses must meet the normal requirements for admission to Talbot and register for the courses through the Admissions and Registrar's Offices. Further details may be obtained from the Talbot Dean of Faculty Office. COURSES
als from Palestine which provide insight into the cultural background for this era. TS 503 The United Monarchy (2) John J. Davis, Th.D. An historical, archaeological and the ological analysis of the period of the United Monarchy in Israel. Archaeologi cal discoveries from the Iron Age I period cited to illustra te important cultural trends of th is era. Particular attention given to the books of I and II Samuel, the first ten chapters of I Kings, and the paral lel pa.15ages in Chronicles and Psalms. TS 504 The Divided Monarchy (2) John C. Whitcomb,Jr., Th.D. The history of Israel from the beginn ing of Solomon's apostasy (I Kings 11) about 950 B.C. to the Baby lonian Captivity (II Kings 25) in 586 B.C. Special emphasis given to the miracle ministries of Elijah and Eli sha. Parallel passages from the Chronicles and the prophetic books scrutinized, as wel l as evidence from contempo rary secular history.
RL 711 Elements of Ecclesiastical Latin (3) Basic grammar, syntax and vocabulary of the Latin language with a view toward reading ecclesiastical text.I. Elective. RL 712 Selected Readings in Ecclesiastical Lalin (2) Representative selections from Latin ecclesiastical texts, including liturgi cal, didactic and confessional writings. Samples wi ll be drawn from patristic, medieval and Renaissance/ Reforma tion Latin writers. Prerequisites: RL 711 or permission of the instructor. RG 721 Elements of Theological German (2) Basic grammar, syntax and vocabulary of the German language with a view toward reading theological text.I. Elective. RG 722 Selected Readings in Theological German (3) Reading of representative se lections from theological texts. Prerequisite: RG 721 or permission of the instructor.
There are two consecutive thesis sem inars for those electing to write a thesis (ThesisFirst Draft and Thesis Final Draft) . These seminars are taken during the stu dent's last year. Owing the third semester before graduation, the student must, with the approval of his major ad11sor, select a thesis subject, do research , and develop an outline and bibliography. During the final year, the thesis can be written in con junction \\1th these two courses. See the Talbot student handbook and library handbook for dates, dead lines and requirement.I. HE 793 Thesis Fi rst Dralt/M .A. (0) Requi red for M.A. (B.E., N.T., O.T. , T.H. , and B/ TS) student.I. Fee: $100. HE 794 Thesis Final Dralt/M.A. (0) Required for M.A. (B.E., N.T., O.T., T.H. , and B/ TS) student.I. Fee: $ I00. HE 795 Thesis First Dralt/M.A.C.E. (2) Req uired for M.A.C.E. students. This course wi ll be taken at the completion of 32 units. Neither this course nor HE 796 is applicable toward gradua tion unless both have been completed. HE 796 Thesis Final Dralt/M.A.C.E. (2) Required for M.A.C.E. sn1den1.1. This course will be taken at the completion of 48 units. Neither this course nor HE 795 is applicable toward gradua tion un less both have been completed. HE 797 Thesis First Dralt/M.Div . (2) Requi red for M.Div. students electing to write a thesis. This course will be taken after the completion of 64 unit.I. Neither this course nor HE 798 is applicable toward graduation un less both have been completed. HE 798 ThesisFinal Draft/M.Div. (2) Required for M.Div. students electing to write a thesis. This course will be taken at the completion of 80 units. Neither this course nor HE 797 is app li cable toward graduation un less both have been completed. HE 799 Thesis Continuous Registration (0) Students who need extra time to work on first or final draft of the thesis are required to register for this course to main tain degree status. Fee: $100. HE 891 Thesis First DralVTH .M. (3) Required for all Th .M. students. HE 892 Thesis Final DralVTH.M. (3) Required for all Th.M. students. HE 899 Thesis Continuous Registration (0) Students who need extra .time to work on fi rst or final draft of the thesis are required to register for this course to maintain degree status. Fee: $100.
TS 505 The Book of Psalms (2) Bruce K. Waithe, Th .D., Ph.D.
An introduct ion to the book of Psalms with emphasis on the princi ples involved in the exegesis of hym nic literature as well as application of these principles to selected portions. TS 506 Understanding the Old Testament (3) Bruce K. Wallke, Th.D., Ph.D. Asurveyof the history of salvation in the Old Testament especially as it relates to the universal of Old Testa ment theology, i.e. the rule of God or the establi shment of God 's kingdom upon the earth. Aworking knowledge of Hebrew considered to be helpful
but not required for this course. TS 507 The Book of Proverbs (4) Bruce K. Waithe, Th.D., Ph.D.
TS 501 The Pentateuch (2) R. Laird Hanis, Ph.D.
An exegetical study of the Book of Proverbs in both ii.I cultural and histor ical setting and ii.I li terary setting with attention to ii.I critical and hermeneuti cal problems. To get the full benefit out of the course , a knowledge of Hebrew is required for seminary credit. TS509 The Christian and Did A biblical and theological study of the fo undational theology appl ied by the Old Testament for the New Testa ment and the Chris tian Church. This study identifies and inductively derives the center or focal point for the theol- Testament Theology (3) Waller C. Kaiser,Jr., Ph.D.
A critical introduction to the first five books of the Bible. Examination of such subjects as the problems of Genesis 1-1 1, the Higher Criticism of the Pentateuch , the chrono logical issues, and the archaeological and cul tural background of the Pentateuch. TS 502 Conquest and Settlement (2) John J. Davis, Th.D. Astudy of the conquest and settle ment period in Israel's history from the perspective of archaeology, theological truths and history. The books included are: Joshua, Judges and Ruth. Special consideration of Late Bronze Age materi-
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