History of Christianity I - 3.00 Hours

This general introduction to Christianity in the early and medieval periods focuses on key Christian doctrines and great leaders from Justin Martyr to Martin Luther who made contributions of lasting significance to the Christian Church.

THIS COURSE IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE EASTERN TIME.

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03HT5100R/01
Dr. Sean M. Lucas
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
February 1 - May 10

History of Christianity II - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
FEB. 11/12; 25/26; MAR. 25/26; and APR. 8/9
FRIDAY CLASSES MEET FROM 6PM TO 9PM
SATURDAY CLASSES MEET FROM 8AM TO 4PM

A continuation of HT5100, concentrating on great leaders of the church in the modern period of church history from the Reformation to the 19th century.

05HT5200/01
Dr. Peter Yoder
TBA 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
TBA 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
February 1 - May 10

Greek II - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisite: NT5100
This course continues the study of grammar, builds vocabulary, and develops techniques for the exposition of the Greek text.

05NT5125/01
Dr. Phillip Marshall
Monday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
January 31 - May 10

Pauline Epistles - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
FEB. 4/5; FEB. 25/26 and MAR. 18/19.
FRIDAY CLASSES MEET FROM 2PM TO 9:30PM
SATURDAY CLASSES MEET FROM 9AM TO 4:30PM


An exposition of the epistles in chronological order that emphasizes the application of Paul’s theology to the pastoral needs of the churches of his day and ours.

05NT5300/01
Dr. Guy Waters
TBA 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
TBA 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
February 1 - May 10

Hebrew II - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
CLASS WILL MEET ON THE FOLLOWING SATURDAYS FEB. 12, 19, MAR. 5, MAR. 12, APR. 2, and APR. 9 FROM 8AM TO 3:30PM

Prerequisite: OT5100
A continuation of OT5100

05OT5125/01
Markus J. Berger
TBA 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
February 1 - May 10

Hebrew II (Remote) - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT VIA ZOOM AND IS REMOTE LIVE. TIMES POSTED ARE EASTERN TIME.
Prerequisite: OT5100
A continuation of OT5100
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01OT5125R/01
Dr. Miles V. Van Pelt
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
February 2 - May 11

Joshua-Esther - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
CLASS WILL MEET MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, APRIL 18-22, 2022 FROM 9AM TO 6PM EACH DAY.

This overview of the literature, history, and themes of Joshua through Esther gives particular attention to the relevance of these books for the church and world today.

05OT5250/01
Dr. William Wood
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
April 18 - April 22

Biblical Aramaic - 2.00 Hours

An introduction to the language of Biblical Aramaic, including basic grammar, syntax, and vocabulary (2 credit hours). Prerequisites: Hebrew 1, Hebrew 2, and significant levels of enthusiasm and excitement!

THIS COURSE IS A SYNC SECTION OF THE CORRESPONDING RESIDENTIAL COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE CENTRAL TIME.

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01OT6105S/S
Dr. Miles V. Van Pelt
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
January 24 - April 29

Preaching Lab I - 2.00 Hours

Prerequisite: PT5100
Students will preach multiple sermons. Women and other non-ministerial candidates will substitute additional elective course hours for all Preaching Labs.

05PT5125/01
Richard Brantley Harris
Monday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
January 31 - May 10

Missions - 2.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, FEB. 14-18, 2022 FROM 3PM TO 9:15PM EACH DAY.

This course examines issues in the world mission enterprise in light of today’s challenges, opportunities, and obligations. The call to mission service is examined, the theological mandate for missions is clarified, the historical advance of the Church through missions is reviewed, and strategies for effective contemporary missions are considered.

05PT5225/01
Dr. Craig Sheppard
TBA 3:00 PM - 9:15 PM
February 14 - February 18

Principles of Leadership: Daniel, Nehemi - 2.00 Hours

SYNC SECTION
This course draws out and examines the leadership principles and methods of biblical minorities living within a dominant global Superpower. It introduces the student to dynamic leaders throughout world history who have paralleled the lives of Daniel and Nehemiah, and the impact they had on their surrounding culture.

THIS IS A SYNC SECTION AND WILL MEET OVER ZOOM. MINIMUM ENROLLMENT OF THREE STUDENTS.

THIS IS A THREE WEEKEND CLASS: MARCH 11 & 12, APRIL 1 & 2, AND APRIL 22 & 23.

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04PT6228S/1
Dr. Carl F. Ellis Jr.
Friday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
March 11 - March 12

Image of God & Ministry - 2.00 Hours

This is a course on the implications of the doctrine of the image of God for the practice of ministry in the local church, in its prophetic, priestly, and kingly dimensions. From a Biblical and Confessional perspective, we will critically engage historical instances of the Church’s neglect or twisting of the doctrine of the image of God. We will consider how a robust articulation of the image of God remains vital to addressing contemporary challenges in Christian ministry, both theologically and pastorally.
THIS COURSE IS A SYNC SECTION OF THE CORRESPONDING RESIDENTIAL COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE EASTERN TIME.
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09PT6526S/S
Dr. Jay Harvey
Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:25 PM
February 1 - May 13

ST:Ecclesiology & the Sacraments - 2.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY MAR. 7-11, 2022
3PM TO 9:15PM EACH DAY

This course explores biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics include Ecclesiology and Sacraments.

05ST5250/01
Dr. Craig Sheppard
Mon to Fri 3:00 PM - 9:15 PM
March 7 - March 11

Doctrine of Baptism - 2.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
FEB. 10/11/12 and MAR. 24/25/26
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY CLASSES MEET FROM 4PM TO 9:30PM
SATURDAY CLASSES MEET FROM 9AM TO 1PM

This elective includes a historical, a biblical-theological survey of the doctrine, and a systematic-theological formulation. The historical survey begins with the apostolic church and ends with the post-Reformation period. The biblical-theological survey traces baptism from Genesis to Revelation. The systematic-theological formulation addresses the sacraments in general, baptism as a means of grace, the doctrine of baptism, and it place in ecclesiology.

05ST6105/01
Dr. Guy Michael Richard
TBA 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
TBA 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
February 1 - May 10

Greek Exegesis - 2.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
JUNE 3-4, 17-18, AND 24-25.

Prerequisite: NT5125
By studying the text of selected passages students learn grammatical analysis, apply hermeneutical principles, and develop exegetical skills.

05NT5150/01
Dr. Bruce A. Lowe
Friday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
June 3 - June 25

Hebrews-Revelation - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
AUGUST 1-5, 2022

An introduction to the General Epistles and Revelation that includes the history, setting, theme, purpose, and message of each book.

05NT5350/01
Dr. Benjamin L. Gladd
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
August 1 - August 5

Hebrew Exegesis - 2.00 Hours

This course introduces basic tools for interpreting the Old testament. Attention is given to a working knowledge of biblical Hebrew and to principles of interpretation.

THIS COURSE IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE EASTERN TIME.

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06OT5150R/01
Dr. Peter Lee
MWF 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
June 6 - June 24

Aramaic Readings - 1.00 Hours

In this course we will read the Aramaic portions of Ezra along with some of the Aramaic texts from Qumran. 1 credit hour. Prerequisite: a course in biblical Aramaic.

THIS COURSE IS A SYNC SECTION OF THE CORRESPONDING RESIDENTIAL COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE CENTRAL TIME.

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01OT6107S/S
Dr. Miles V. Van Pelt
Monday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
June 20 - August 12

Evangelism - 2.00 Hours

THIS COURSE IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE EASTERN TIME: JULY 11 - 22 (MON--FRI, 8am--10:40am EST)

The purpose of this course is to train students to be effective evangelists and to understand and use biblical principles and methods of church growth. Emphasis is placed on having an intense desire to reach the lost for Christ. The value of small group ministries and mobilizing the laity for growth and ministry are considered.

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02PT5200R/01
Dr. Craig Sheppard
Mon to Fri 8:00 AM - 10:40 AM
July 11 - July 22

Polity - 1.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
JUNE 10-11, 2022

Students examine the biblical data relative to church government and the Book of Church Order. The organization and function of church courts, including discipline and appeals, are considered, and parliamentary procedure is examined.

05PT5325/01
Rev. Fred T. Greco
Friday 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
June 10 - June 11

Christian Thought & Philosophy - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
JULY 11-15, 2022

An introduction to Christian philosophy from a Reformed perspective. Topics include the relationship between philosophy and theology, major figures, and movements in the history of Christian thought, and the application of philosophical thinking to Christian faith and practice.

05ST5400/01
Dr. William Davis
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
July 11 - July 15

Doctrine of the Trinity - 2.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
JUNE 8-11.

The biblical foundations and the ecclesiastical creedal formulations of Trinitarian theology are examined, as well as related developments in the history of thought— ancient, medieval, and modern.

05ST6100/01
Dr. Mark Ian McDowell
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday 1:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday 1:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
June 8 - June 11

Theology of Westminster Standards (R) - 2.00 Hours

In this historical and theological survey of the Westminster Assembly and its work, the major documents produced by the Assembly are studied in detail, with attention also given to the historical, political, and theological context of the Assembly. Such issues as the Westminster doctrine of Scripture, the Confession’s relation to the theology of Calvin, and the debate over church government are discussed.
STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
Aug. 1-12 M-F 2-4:40PM
THIS COURSE IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE EASTERN TIME.
(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

01ST6370R/01
Dr. John V. Fesko
Mon to Fri 2:00 PM - 4:40 PM
August 1 - August 12

Greek I - 3.00 Hours

An introductory study concentrating on basic vocabulary and analysis of the grammar of New Testament Greek.

05NT5100/01
TBA 12:00 AM - 12:01 AM
August 19 - December 2

Gospels - 3.00 Hours

PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
SEPT. 8-10; OCT. 6-8; and OCT. 27-29
Attention is given to each writer’s literary art, theological teaching, pastoral purpose, and message for today’s church and world.

05NT5200/01
Dr. Robert J. Cara
Thursday 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
August 19 - December 2

Hebrew I - 3.00 Hours

This course introduces basic elements of the Hebrew language. Lectures and small group sessions cover the Hebrew alphabet, pronunciation, and elementary grammatical structures.

05OT5100/01
Markus J. Berger
Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
August 25 - December 2

Joshua-Esther - 3.00 Hours

PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
SEPT. 16 & 17; SEPT. 30 & OCT. 1; OCT. 14 & 15; NOV. 4 & 5
This overview of the literature, history, and themes of Joshua through Esther gives particular attention to the relevance of these books for the church and world today.

05OT5250/01
Dr. Peter Lee
Friday 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
September 16 - December 2

Akkadian I - 2.00 Hours

THIS IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE EASTERN TIME: AUGUST 30 – NOVEMBER 29 (TUESDAY afternoons, 1pm–3pm EST)
PLEASE NOTE: This course is not open to auditors.
The course is a basic study of Akkadian, which is a Semitic language. Students will also be introduced to the cuneiform script. Throughout the course, various primary sources will be consulted. This presents an opportunity for the student to learn one of the important languages from the ancient Near East and will provide necessary tools for comparative interpretation of the Hebrew and Aramaic portions of the Bible.
(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

02OT6125R/01
Dr. J. Nicholas Reid
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
August 30 - November 29

Communication II - 2.00 Hours

Prerequisite: PT5125
A continuation of Communication I. This course continues to develop the skills required for interpreting and communicating the Bible. Special emphasis is given to sermon composition, including its constituent parts, as well as to the different ecclesial contexts of sermon delivery (e.g., wedding, funerals).

05PT5150/01
Richard Brantley Harris
Tuesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
August 30 - December 2

Worship - 2.00 Hours

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the biblical foundations for worship. This course will convince students that gathered worship is legitimate, necessary, important, and should be conducted biblically in both form and content. In addition, the course will address the crucial matters of music, congregational singing, contextualization, “worship styles”, and more. The goal is to prepare students to be biblical worshippers, to help others be biblical worshippers, and to be effective leaders in worship.

05PT5300/01
TBA 12:00 AM - 12:01 AM
August 19 - December 2

Intro. to Pastoral & Theological Studies - 3.00 Hours

PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
AUG. 18-20; SEPT. 8-10; and OCT. 6-8
This course introduces students to the biblical, theological, and pastoral aspects of ministry preparation in the Reformed tradition.

05ST5100/01
Dr. John V. Fesko
Thursday 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
August 18 - December 2

Pastoral & Social Ethics - 3.00 Hours

PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
AUG 19-20, 26-27; NOV. 11-12 and NOV. 18-19.
Students are introduced to terminology, major views, and problems in the study of ethics and to a biblical basis for morality. Basic concerns and current issues in social ethics are covered.

05ST5500/01
Dr. Mark Ian McDowell
Friday 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
August 19 - December 2

Contemporary Thology - 2.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
OCT. 17-20, 2022

This course offers in depth analysis of significant works in contemporary theology. Students will gain experience in engaging primary sources in modern theology capably as well as familiarity with broader trends, texts, movements, cultural issues, and pastoral concerns that have shaped theology in recent times.

05ST6130/01
Dr. Craig Sheppard
Mon to Thu 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
October 17 - October 20

Acts/Romans - 2.00 Hours

A study of Acts and Paul’s Epistle to the Romans that emphasizes both the original meaning and the modern meaning.

05NT5250/01
Dr. Guy Waters
TueWedThur 3:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Friday 3:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:15 PM
January 3 - January 7

Poets - 2.00 Hours

An examination of the literary structure, themes, and history of the Psalms and wisdom literature of the Old Testament.

05OT5300/01
Dr. Richard Belcher Jr.
TueWedThur 3:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Friday 3:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:15 PM
January 3 - January 7

Communication I - 2.00 Hours

This course introduces the theological framework and basic skills required for interpreting and communicating the Bible within the context of the church’s ministry (both formal and informal).

05PT5100/01
Richard Brantley Harris
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
FriSat 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
January 19 - January 21

Preaching Lab I - 2.00 Hours

Prerequisite: PT5100
Students will preach multiple sermons. Women and other non-ministerial candidates will substitute additional elective course hours for all Preaching Labs.

05PT5125/01
Richard Brantley Harris
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
FriSat 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
January 26 - January 28

Hermeneutics - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT THE WEEK OF
MARCH 20-24, 2023.

Emphasis will be placed upon the relationship of the OT and the NT. Background hermeneutical issues will also be covered, including the role of the interpreter, the use of creeds and confessions in interpretation, and the relationship between original meaning and modern meaning.

05ON5100/01
Dr. Robert J. Cara
Mon to Fri 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
March 20 - March 24

Hebrew II - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisite: OT5100
A continuation of OT5100

05OT5125/01
Markus J. Berger
Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
February 2 - May 8

Genesis-Deuteronomy - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT THE WEEK OF
MARCH 6-10, 2023.

This course takes an expository approach to the major developments in the history of redemption: creation, covenant, promise, and fulfillment of the promises. This portion of the biblical revelation covers the period from Adam and Even in the Garden of Eden to the second giving of the Law.

05OT5200/01
Dr. John Currid
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
March 6 - March 10

Preaching Lab II - 2.00 Hours

Prerequisite: PT5150
Students will preach multiple sermons. Women and other non-ministerial candidates will substitute additional elective course hours for all Preaching Labs.

05PT5175/01
Richard Brantley Harris
Tuesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
February 7 - May 8

Pastoral Counseling - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
FEB. 3&4; 24&25; MARCH 24&25; and APRIL 21&22

An overview of current trends in counseling theory and practice and the role of counseling in public, private and church settings. Basic counseling skills taught in this course include interviewing, assessment, and therapeutic listening in a laboratory situation. Application is made to premarital, family crisis, grief and substance abuse counseling, with emphasis on developing strategies and applying scriptural principles.

05PT5350/01
Dr. Nathanael J. Brooks
Friday 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
February 3 - May 8

Christian Encounter w/Islam - 2.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
FEB. 16-18 and MARCH 30-APRIL 1
An introduction to the history, culture, traditions, beliefs, and practices of Islam. Students will reflect on the ways in which Islamic faith and life have been shaped by historical and cultural circumstances, study the diversity of Islam both in history and in contemporary expression, and develop a deeper understanding of Islam in order to love Muslims as their neighbors and witness more effectively to them.

05ST5550/01
Dr. James Anderson
Thursday 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
February 16 - April 1