History of Christianity I - 3.00 Hours

This is a survey course to introduce the student to the history of the Christian church in the early and medieval periods (100-1500 A.D.). The course objective is to acquaint the student thoroughly with the historical and theological development of key figures, movements, and doctrines. Special emphasis will be on reading the primary sources. Format: The History I course will be taught in the classroom via Zoom over 12 Tuesday evenings, beginning Sept. 11 through Dec. 11 (7:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m.) - [no classes Oct. 2 and Nov. 20] - plus a weekend of instruction with the professor in NYC (Fri. and Sat., Oct. 5 & 6). See course syllabus for specific dates and times. For NYC students only.

09HT502/DE
Dr. Sean M. Lucas
Tuesday 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM
September 1 - December 31

Greek I - 3.00 Hours

An introductory study concentrating on basic vocabulary and analysis of the grammar of New Testament Greek. Class Format: The Greek I course will be taught in the NYC classroom. Classes will meet on 15 Thursday evenings, beginning August 30, 2018, through December 13, 2018 (5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.). No class on Nov. 22. [Please note: (1) Preparation is due for the first class on August 30; (2) the Aug. 30 and Oct. 25 classes will meet 5:30-9:00 p.m.; (3) be sure to see syllabus for specific dates and times.] For NYC students only.

09NT502/RE
Dr. Paul S. Jeon
Thursday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
September 1 - December 31

Hebrew I - 3.00 Hours

The Hebrew I course constitutes an introduction to the language of biblical Hebrew, including basic phonology, morphology, syntax, and vocabulary. Class format: The Hebrew I course will be taught in the NYC classroom and by video (Canvas) instruction, with less than 50% being residential instruction. Classes will meet on 13 Thursday evenings (6:00-7:30 p.m.) from Sept. 6- Dec. 13 (no class Oct. 25 and Nov. 22). (See syllabus for specifric dates and times.) All video lessons must be watched, and assigned homework completed, BEFORE the classroom sessions. Tutoring sessions with TA's will follow each scheduled class for approximately 1 hour. For NYC students only.

09OT502/DE
Dr. William B. Fullilove
Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
September 1 - December 31

Genesis through Joshua - 3.00 Hours

Course description: An examination of the literary structure, themes and history of the first six books of the Old Testament, with special attention on exegesis and use of these texts in ministry context. Class Format: The Genesis-Joshua course will be taught in the NYC classroom. Classes will meet on 13 Thursday evenings (7:30-9:30 p.m.) beginning September 6, 2018, and on one weekend (Dec. 7-8), with the final class on December 13, 2018. (See syllabus for specific dates and times.) This course is for NYC MABS students only.

09OT508/RE
Dr. William B. Fullilove
Thursday 7:40 PM - 9:30 PM
September 1 - December 31

Scripture, Theol. Proper & Anthropology - 3.00 Hours

This course explores the doctrines of Scripture from a systematic perspective. Topics include Scripture, Theology Proper, and Anthropology. Format: The ST515 course will be taught in the classroom via Zoom over 10 Tuesday evenings, beginning Sept. 11 through Nov. 13, plus two weekends of instruction with the professor in NYC, Sept. 28 & 29, and Nov. 2 & 3 (Fri.6:00-9:00 p.m.; Sat. 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.). See course syllabus for specific dates and times. For NYC students only.

09ST515/DE
Rev. Blair Smith
Tuesday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
September 1 - December 31

Acts & Romans - 2.00 Hours

A study of Acts and Paul's Epistle to the Romans that emphasizes both the original and modern meanings of the text, with the overarching aim to provide tools for the student to interpret better Acts and Romans to one's self, the church, and the world. Course will be taught Tuesday - Saturday, January 8 - January 12, 2019 in NYC. See syllabus for specific times.

09NT516/RE
Dr. Guy Waters
Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday 6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
January 8 - January 12

Intro. to Pastoral & Theological Studies - 3.00 Hours

An introduction to biblical, theological, and practical ministry studies within the Reformed tradition. Course will be taught Monday-Friday, January 14-January 18, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. See syllabus for specific information and details.

09ST502/RE
Dr. J. Ligon Duncan
Dr. Tim Keller
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
January 14 - January 18

History of Christianity II - 3.00 Hours

A continuation of History of Christianity I, concentrating on great leaders of the church in the period of church history from the Reformation to the nineteenth century. Course Format: The History II course will be taught in the classroom via Zoom over 10 Tuesday evenings, beginning February 12 through April 30 (7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.) {no class March 12 or 26], plus two weekends of instruction with professor in NYC (Fri. & Sat., February 8-9 and March 29-30; Fri. 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-3 p.m.). See syllabus for specific dates, times and assignments.

09HT504/DE
Dr. Sean M. Lucas
Tuesday 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
February 8 - April 30

Greek II - 3.00 Hours

The second of two introductory Greek grammar courses, with Greek I as the prerequisite. Greek II concentrates on basic vocabulary and syntax of New Testament Greek. Together, these courses lay the foundation for ongoing exegetical work using the Greek New Testament. The student will demonstrate an ability to read and translate New Testament Greek. To this end, the student will (1) reinforce and expand Greek vocabulary; (2) sharpen his/her understanding of Greek grammar; and (3) exhibit an ability to parse nouns, pronouns, adjectives, and verbs. Finally, the goal is to read all of I Timothy together. First class meetings will be: Thursday, January 10 Thursday, January 17 Thursday, January 24

09NT504/RE
Dr. Paul S. Jeon
Thursday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
February 1 - May 10

Pauline Epistles - 3.00 Hours

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

09NT520/DE
Dr. Paul S. Jeon
Tuesday 5:30 PM - 7:25 PM
Thursday 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
February 5 - May 28

Hebrew II - 3.00 Hours

Hebrew II is a continuation of Hebrew I (09OT502), an introduction to the Hebrew language of the Old Testament Scriptures. This is a Distance Education Class supplemented by weekly meetings with the professor. All video lessons must be watched - and assigned homework completed BEFORE the in-person meetings each week. Tutoring sessions with TA's follow from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

09OT504/DE
Dr. William B. Fullilove
Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:25 PM
February 7 - May 30

Judges through Esther - 2.00 Hours

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

09OT510/RE
Dr. William B. Fullilove
Thursday 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
February 7 - May 31

Christian Life in Secular Culture - 3.00 Hours

This class assists the student in understanding and relating to secular culture. Art forms, political and economic structure, and other elements of culture are examined. This course consists of two parts: (!) First, it surveys, analyzes, and critiques our increasingly secular late modern western culture; and (2) then begins to lay out ways both to live and minister as Christians in such a society. Guest lecturer, Dr. James D. Hunter, will be present some evenings...dates to be determined.

09PT514/RE
Dr. Tim Keller
Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
February 19 - May 16