SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY
TH 811 Theological Problems (2) The in-depth study of certain theological areas, such as the divine decree, the problem of evil, the person of Christ, the atonement and ministries of the Spirit. Specialized re search is emphasized. Elective for Th.M. stu dents; others by departmental permission. TH 815 Advanced Ecclesiology (2) An intensive study of significant aspects of the church related to its nature, purpose and organization. Particular attention di rected to current problem areas. Prerequisite: TH 604 or the equivalent in ec clesiology. Elective for Th.M. students; oth ers by departmental permission. TH 827 The Doctrine ofthe Kingdom (2) An investigation into the meaning and purpose of the Kingdom of God and its pro gressive development within history. The course includes discussion of historical and contemporary theological positions with em phasis upon the biblical teaching in its his torical framework. Elective for Th.M. stu dents; other by departmental permission. TH 880 Directed Research (1-3) Supervised research in selected areas of theology. Elective for Th.M. students. TH 891-892 Research Seminar (3,2) Discussion and application of the central areas of theology research and related fields of study. Instruction in research methodology, including the identification of a problem, the steps taken to resolve it and writing the results. Required for the first semester of the Th.M. (TH) program. A second semester may be taken to continue research in the area of interest.
TH 730 Pauline Theology (2) The main themes of Paul's doctrine from the biblical theological perspective. (Cross listed with NT 759). Prerequisite: NT 501- 502. Elective. TH 740 The Doctrine ofthe Atonement (2) A study of the biblical meaning and sig nificance of the atoning work of Christ in cluding a survey of the significant historical interpretations of the doctrine. Elective. TH 751 Theology ofMission (3) An introduction to theology of missions that focuses on the biblical basis for mission. This study seeks to examine the motives, aims and methods of mission from both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament. TH 761 Directed Study (1-4) Supervised reading and research in se lected areas of systematic theology. Elective. TH 771 Theology Seminar (1-4) The study of selected areas of systematic or biblical theology. May be repeated for credit with different content. Elective. TH 802 Millennial Views (2) A careful and intensive study of the three main eschatological views relative to the mil lennium; the historical and biblical strength of the premillennial system; consideration of the leading amillennial writings. A detailed analysis of the four positions relative to the time of the rapture; a biblical and theological defense of the pretribulational view, with exe gesis of crucial passages of Scripture. Prerequisite: TH 604. Elective for Th.M. stu dents; others by departmental permission. TH 806 Theology Seminar (1-4) Selected problems in the field of theolo gy; emphasis upon independent research; extensive reading and written thesis re quired. Elective for Th.M. students; others by departmental permission. TH 810 ]ohannine Theology (2) The theology of the J ohannine writings, with emphasis upon the concepts that the writer himself emphasizes. Prerequisite: NT 501-502. Elective forTh.M. students; others by departmental permission. (Cross listed with NT 823).
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