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.

06HT5100/01
Dr. Rufus T. Burton
Friday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
August 27 - December 10

Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer - 2.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT REMOTE LIVE THROUGH ZOOM. TIMES POSTED ARE EASTERN TIME.

An introduction to the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, focused particularly on primary sources. Students should expect to engage primary sources in a seminar format with a desire to understand Bonhoeffer's theology in its historical, philosophical, and theological contexts and to apply that theology to contemporary life and culture.

(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

01HT6335R/01
Dr. Sean M. Lucas
Thursday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
August 23 - December 3

Greek I - 3.00 Hours

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

06NT5100/01
Dr. Paul S. Jeon
MonWed 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
August 23 - November 29

Gospels - 3.00 Hours

Attention is given to each writer’s literary art, theological teaching, pastoral purpose, and message for today’s church and world.

06NT5200/01
Dr. Thomas Keene
Monday 1:01 PM - 4:01 PM
August 23 - December 6

Hebrews-Revelation - 3.00 Hours

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

06NT5350/01
Dr. Thomas Keene
Monday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
August 23 - December 6

Greek Readings - 1.00 Hours

A study of selected Greek texts.
This course will explore the book of Luke.

06NT6100/01
Dr. Thomas Keene
Monday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
August 23 - December 6

Hebrew I (Remote) - 3.00 Hours

STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT VIA ZOOM AND IS REMOTE LIVE. TIMES POSTED ARE EASTERN TIME.

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

(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

01OT5100R/01
Dr. Miles V. Van Pelt
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 12:55 PM
August 23 - December 3

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.

06OT5100/01
Dr. Scott Redd
TuesThurs 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
August 24 - November 30

Genesis-Deuteronomy - 3.00 Hours

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 Eve in the Garden of Eden to the second giving of the Law.

06OT5200/01
Dr. Stephen A. Fix
Thursday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
August 26 - December 9

Poets - 2.00 Hours

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

This course will meet on the following weekends only: September 10-11, October 1-2 and 22-23. If you need assistance with registration, please contact the Registrar.

06OT5300/01
Dr. Mark D. Futato
Friday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
September 10 - October 23

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).

06PT5100/01
Dr. David V. Silvernail Jr.
Tuesday 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
August 24 - November 30

Preaching Lab I - 2.00 Hours

Prerequisite: PT5100
Students will preach multiple sermons.

06PT5125/01
Michael McKinley
Tuesday 2:31 PM - 4:31 PM
August 24 - November 30

Evangelism - 2.00 Hours

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.


THIS IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL MEET OVER ZOOM.

(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

03PT5200R/01
Dr. Craig Sheppard
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
August 25 - December 7

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.

It will meet during Reading Week so there will be no conflict with weekly courses. Please contact the Registrar if you need assistance with registration.

06PT5250/01
Dr. Irwyn Ince
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
October 13 - October 15

Church Polity - 1.00 Hours

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.

This course will meet on the following Saturdays ONLY: September 25 and October 30. Please contact the Registrar if you need assistance with registration.

06PT5325/01
Dr. David V. Silvernail Jr.
Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
September 25 - October 30

Pastoral Counseling - 3.00 Hours

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.

The first class on September 1 will be held online using Zoom.

06PT5350/01
Dr. William W. Clark
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
September 1 - December 8

Field Education Seminar - 0.00 Hours

Prerequisite: 400 hours of field education experience
This seminar provides opportunity for theological reflection and discussion of problems, needs, and experiences in ministry. Students are required to write papers about their field experiences and present them to the class for discussion led by the professor. This may be taken in the fall or spring semester.

06PT5905/01
Dr. Peter Lee
Monday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
August 30 - August 30

Women's Teaching Lab I - 2.00 Hours

This lab will equip women to know the Bible as a teacher, to know themselves as a teacher, and to know their audience as a teacher. This course will prepare women for leading small group study and teaching in larger group formats, including practice and feedback.

Thursday evening classes will be supplemented by several weekend workshop sessions:
Friday, Nov. 5, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 19, 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 20, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Instructors will include resident faculty as well as experienced Bible teachers Nana Dolce and Nancy Guthrie.

06PT6106/01
Mrs. Jennifer A. Patterson
Thursday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
September 30 - November 20

Theological Research & Writing - 2.00 Hours

This course is designed to take the intimidation out of research and writing for seminary studies. Students will develop competency in developing a topic into a focused argument, library research, paper formatting, avoiding plagiarism, and other critical skills for seminary student success. Class sessions will be highly interactive with a workshop feel. Students will be coached in the production of a high quality research paper as a key outcome of the course.

THIS IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL MEET OVER ZOOM.

(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

04PT6115R/1
Dr. Jonathan D. Stuckert
Monday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
August 23 - November 18

Intro to Pastoral/Theological Studies - 3.00 Hours

This course introduces students to the biblical, theological, and pastoral aspects of ministry preparation in the Reformed tradition.

06ST5100/01
Dr. Scott Redd
Tuesday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
August 24 - November 30

ST: Scripture/Theology/Anthropology - 3.00 Hours

This course explores biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics include Scripture, theology proper, and anthropology.

This class will be meeting online over Zoom.

06ST5150R/01
Dr. Nathaniel Gray Sutanto
Tuesday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
August 24 - November 30

ST: Christ/Soteriology/Eschatology - 3.00 Hours

This course explores biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics include Christology, Soteriology, and Eschatology.

This class will meet the following weekends ONLY: October 8-9, 15-16 & 29-30. Contact the Registrar if you need assistance registering.

06ST5200/01
Dr. Scott R. Swain
Friday 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
October 8 - October 30

Christian Thought & Philosophy - 3.00 Hours

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.

This class will meet online using Zoom.

06ST5400R/01
Dr. Nathaniel Gray Sutanto
Thursday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
August 26 - December 9

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.

06HT5100/01
Dr. Rufus T. Burton
Mon to Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 10 - January 14

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.

06NT5250/01
Dr. Thomas Keene
TueWedThur 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
January 4 - January 6

Greek Syntax - 2.00 Hours

This course continues from Greek Exegesis the study of grammar, builds vocabulary, and develops techniques for the exposition of the Greek text.

06NT6115/01
Dr. Paul S. Jeon
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 4 - January 7

Isaiah-Malachi - 3.00 Hours

An expository study of the message and times of the prophets that emphasizes the themes day of the Lord, judgment, restoration, promise and fulfillment, Messiah, kingdom, and the new people of God.

06OT5350/01
Dr. Scott Redd
Mon to Fri 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 24 - January 28

Religious Liberty: Curr Legal Landscape - 1.00 Hours

This course will survey the legal principles that safeguard religious freedom, including their theological, philosophical, and historical underpinnings, as well as new developments affecting churches and ministries.

06PT6517/01
Eric Treene
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
January 18 - January 20

Apologetics - 2.00 Hours

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

06ST5450/01
Dr. Nathaniel Gray Sutanto
TueWedThur 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
January 25 - January 27

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.

06NT5125/01
Dr. Paul S. Jeon
MonWed 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
January 10 - March 30

Greek Exegesis - 2.00 Hours

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

06NT5150/01
Dr. Thomas Keene
MonWed 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
April 4 - May 18

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.

06NT5250/01
Dr. Thomas Keene
Monday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
January 31 - April 11

Pauline Epistles - 3.00 Hours

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.

06NT5300/01
Dr. Paul S. Jeon
Monday 7:01 PM - 10:01 PM
January 31 - May 9

Hermeneutics - 3.00 Hours

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.

06ON5100/01
Dr. Thomas Keene
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
January 31 - May 9

Introduction to the Septuagint - 2.00 Hours

Research on the Septuagint, or ‘LXX’, continues to be an intriguing and developing frontier of research in biblical studies. This course will explore the field of Septuagint studies, including its long history of formation and development, its impact on the writings of the New Testament, and its usefulness for students of the Bible.
This will meet during Reading Week and will not conflict with regular weekly classes. Contact the Registrar if you need assistance with registration.

06ON6325/01
Dr. Aaron W. White
Mon to Thu 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
March 14 - March 17

Hebrew II - 3.00 Hours

Prerequisite: OT5100
A continuation of OT5100

06OT5125/01
Dr. Scott Redd
TuesThurs 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
January 11 - March 29

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
(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

01OT5125R/01
Dr. Miles V. Van Pelt
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
February 2 - May 11

Hebrew Exegesis - 2.00 Hours

Prerequisite: OT5125
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.

06OT5150/01
Dr. Peter Lee
TuesThurs 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
March 31 - May 17

Joshua-Esther - 3.00 Hours

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.

06OT5250/01
Dr. Peter Lee
Tuesday 7:01 PM - 10:01 PM
February 1 - May 10

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.

(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

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

06PT5150/01
Rev. Russell Whitfield
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
February 2 - May 11

Preaching Lab II - 2.00 Hours

Prerequisite: PT5150
Students will preach multiple sermons.

06PT5175/01
Rev. Joel St. Clair
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
February 2 - May 11

Evangelism - 2.00 Hours

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.

This course will meet February 24-26 and March 10-12 ONLY. Please contact the registrar if you need assistance in registering for this course.

06PT5200/01
Dr. Randy Newman
Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
February 24 - March 12

Missions - 2.00 Hours

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.

06PT5225/01
Dr. Irwyn Ince
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
February 1 - April 12

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.

06PT5250/01
Dr. Paul S. Jeon
Wednesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
February 2 - May 11

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.

06PT5300/01
Dr. David V. Silvernail Jr.
Thursday 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
February 3 - May 12

Personal Sanctification - 1.00 Hours

This course emphasizes methodology and responsibility for personal growth in Christ. This involves the study of Scripture for personal nurture and the exercise of certain disciplines necessary for spiritual growth.

06PT5375/01
Michael McKinley
Friday 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
February 11 - February 12

ST: Ecclesiology & Sacraments - 2.00 Hours

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

This is a reading week class and will not interfere with any other courses. Please contact the Registrar for registration assistance.

06ST5250/01
Dr. Scott R. Swain
Mon to Fri 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
March 14 - March 18

Theology & Public Life - 2.00 Hours

This foundational course focuses on the biblical and systematic theological framework for approaching issues related to Christianity and government. What is the relationship between the kingdom of God and temporal government? What is the history of Christian reflection on the topic of Christ and culture?

06ST6605/01
Mrs. Jennifer A. Patterson
Wednesday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
February 2 - May 11

Pastoral & Social Ethics - 3.00 Hours

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.

06ST5500/01
Dr. William Davis
Mon to Fri 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
June 6 - June 10