Greek I - 3.00 Hours

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

05NT5100/01
Robert J. Schwartzbeck
Monday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
August 22 - December 2

Greek I - 3.00 Hours

THIS COURSE IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE EASTERN TIME: AUG 25 – DEC 1 (THURSDAYS, 9am–12pm (EST)
An introductory study concentrating on basic vocabulary and analysis of the grammar of New Testament Greek.
(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

02NT5100R/01
Dr. Zachary Cole
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
August 25 - December 1

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
Rev. Fred T. Greco
Monday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
August 22 - December 2

Theological Research & Writing - 2.00 Hours

THIS COURSE IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE EASTERN TIME: AUG 29 – DEC 5 (MONDAYS, 10am-12pm EST — NO CLASS MEETINGS on Sept 5 and Oct 10)
This is a practical theology course on theological research and writing. The
course will give special attention to using the library, writing graduate level research
papers, and the problem of plagiarism. This course is designed to help you communicate
well. Written communication and oral communication overlap, so whether you are going
on for graduate studies or studying to become a pastor, you will need to learn how to
develop and deliver a thesis.
(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

02PT6115R/01
Mr. Michael W. Farrell
Monday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
August 29 - December 5

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 Theology - 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
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
January 23 - January 25

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 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
January 30 - January 31

Apologetics - 2.00 Hours

Students examine the various approaches to apologetic methodology and engage the most frequently raised objections to the Christian faith.

05ST5450/01
Dr. John V. Fesko
Mon to Fri 3:00 PM - 9:15 PM
January 9 - January 13

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
Robert J. Schwartzbeck
Monday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
February 6 - May 8

Hermeneutics - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT THE WEEK OF
MARCH 13-17, 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 13 - March 17

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 Ministry - 2.00 Hours

This course will lay the foundations of a biblical theology of the pastor in relation to the church and the world. Students will begin to formulate a philosophy of ministry, assess readiness, and attain progress in their calling. A variety of pastoral skills and competencies will be included.
THIS COURSE IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE CENTRAL TIME.
(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

01PT5250R/01
Dr. Charles Wingard
Monday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
January 30 - May 5

Pastoral Counseling - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
FEB. 3&4; 24&25; APRIL 21&22; and MAY 5&6.

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

ST:Script/Theo Prop/Anthropology - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
FEB. 24-25; MARCH 24-25; and APRIL 28-29
This course explores biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics include Scripture, theology proper, and anthropology.

05ST5150/01
Dr. D. Blair Smith
Friday 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 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

Christology - 2.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT AS FOLLOWS:
FEB. 10-11; MARCH 10-11; and APRIL 14-15, 2022.

A study of Christology--the person and work of Jesus Christ--is the topic of this course. Our survey of doctrine will be based on the exegesis of Scripture, with continual reference to dogmatics, historical theology, and the historic creeds of the Church. All along we will remember the crucial nexus between faith and life, doctrine and practice, and thus endeavor to stress the importance of this doctrine for Christian thought, life, and ministry.

05ST6126/01
Dr. Duncan Rankin
Friday 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:15 PM
February 3 - May 8