History of Christianity I - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS: SEPTEMBER 20-21 OCTOBER 11-12 OCTOBER 25-26 NOVEMBER 8-9 FRIDAY CLASSES MEET FROM 6:30PM TO 9:30PM SATURDAY CLASSES MEET FROM 8AM TO 4PM 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.

05HT5100/01
Dr. Peter Yoder
TBA 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
TBA 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
August 26 - December 6

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
Dr. Phillip Marshall
Monday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
August 26 - December 6

Church Polity - 1.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE CLASS WILL MEET ON THE FOLLOWING MONDAYS FROM 10AM UNTIL NOON: SEPTEMBER 9, 16, 30; OCTOBER 14, 21; NOVEMBER 4, 18 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
TBA 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
August 26 - December 6

Intro. to Pastoral & Theological Studies - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE CLASS WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS: SEPTEMBER 27-28 OCTOBER 18-19 NOVEMBER 15-16 DECEMBER 6-7 FRIDAY CLASSES MEET FROM 6:30PM TO 9:30PM SATURDAY CLASSES MEET FROM 8AM TO 4PM This course introduces students to the biblical, theological, and pastoral aspects of ministry preparation in the Reformed tradition.

05ST5100/01
Dr. Mark Ian McDowell
TBA 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
TBA 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
August 26 - December 6

Covenant Theology - 2.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS: SEPTEMBER 6-7; OCTOBER 4-5; NOVEMBER 1-2. FRIDAY CLASSES MEET FROM 6:30PM TO 9:30PM SATURDAY CLASSES MEET FROM 9AM TO 4PM An examination of covenant theology from exegetical and historical perspectives. Consideration is given to such issues as the relation of the Old and New Testaments, the significance of the covenants for sacramental theology, and the hermeneutics of Dispensationalism and Theonomy. Emphasis is placed on the role of the biblical doctrine of the covenants in preaching and pastoral ministry.

05ST5300/01
Dr. Duncan Rankin
TBA 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
TBA 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
August 26 - December 6

Westminster Standards/Reformation Creeds - 2.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS: AUGUST 30-31; SEPTEMBER 13-14. FRIDAY CLASSES MEET FROM 4PM to 9:30PM and SATURDAY CLASSES MEET FROM 8AM to 4:30PM. A study of Reformation creeds, emphasizing their theology and usefulness for today, especially in public worship and pastoral care. Approximately half of the course will concern the Westminster Standards.

05ST6375/01
Dr. Robert J. Cara
TBA 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
TBA 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
August 26 - December 6

Introduction to Biblical Theology - 2.00 Hours

This course investigates the covenantal nature of the Christian Bible from a biblical-theological perspective. The study of biblical theology includes: (1) the history, definition, task, method, and goal of biblical theology; (2) the attempt to identify the "center" of biblical theology as a way of understanding the relationship of the various parts to the whole; and (3) selected themes in biblical theology as those threads that make up the fabric of the biblical canon.

05ON6200/01
Dr. Ben C Dunson
Tuesday 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 14 - January 17

Christian Encounter w/Islam - 2.00 Hours

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
Mon to Thu 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
January 27 - January 30