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. Patrick Stefan
Mon to Fri 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
August 8 - August 12

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
Mon to Fri 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
June 27 - July 1

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.

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

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

Poets - 2.00 Hours

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

06OT5300/01
Dr. Peter Lee
Mon to Thu 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
July 11 - July 14

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.

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

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

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. Paul S. Jeon
Mon to Thu 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
June 20 - June 23

Preaching Lab I - 2.00 Hours

Prerequisite: PT5100
Students will preach multiple sermons.

06PT5125/01
Dr. Paul S. Jeon
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
July 5 - July 8

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.

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

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

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.
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
May 31 - June 3

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.

06PT5325/01
Dr. David V. Silvernail Jr.
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
June 14 - June 15

Baptist History & Polity - 2.00 Hours

THIS COURSE IS A REMOTE LIVE COURSE AND WILL BE TAUGHT LIVE OVER ZOOM. TIMES LISTED ARE EASTERN TIME: JULY 18 – 21 (MON–THU, 9am–4:30pm EST)
This course surveys different approaches to polity in Baptist life and seeks to promote a distinctively Reformed Baptist polity that is both biblical and practical.
(Campuses:00|01|02|03|04|05|06|09|11)

03PT6331R/01
Dr. Michael Haykin
Mon to Thu 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
July 18 - July 21

Marriage Counseling - 2.00 Hours

This course is meant to be an introduction to helping couples, both formally and informally. We will first pursue a theology of human relationships, marriage, and biblical principles of covenantal life. That will lead us to a basic model of assessment (and some assessment tools) and treatment. Several case studies will be provided, as well as exercises designed to practice skills and experiment with the model. A few different theories of marriage counseling will be presented as well as recommendations for further study and training.

06PT6351/01
Dr. William W. Clark
Mon to Thu 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
June 13 - June 16

Justice & War - 1.00 Hours

Threats to security and peace throughout human history have prompted questions about the morality of war. In the face of external security threats, what is the statesman's responsibility to act in the interest of peace? Is the use of force by political authorities a "lesser" evil? What theological principles should inform considerations about authorities' determinations of whether and how to engage armed conflict? This course will discuss the just war tradition and key just war objectives of order, justice, and peace. The seminar will equip Christians--whether serving in policy and military capacities, in ministry around them, or simply as citizens--to reflect theologically on the ethics of force and armed conflict.

06PT6518/01
Dr. Eric Patterson
Dr. Marc LiVecche
Thursday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
July 14 - July 16

Covenant Theology - 2.00 Hours

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.

06ST5300/01
Dr. J. Ligon Duncan
Monday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
TueWedThur 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
June 27 - July 1

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.

06ST5400/01
Dr. Nathaniel Gray Sutanto
Mon to Fri 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
July 25 - July 29

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

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

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
Thursday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
August 25 - December 8

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 22 - November 28

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

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 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
August 22 - December 5

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 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
August 22 - December 5

Greek Readings - 1.00 Hours

A study of selected Greek texts.
This course will explore Revelation.

06NT6100/01
Dr. Thomas Keene
Monday 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
August 22 - December 5

Gospel of John - 2.00 Hours

An expository, literary, and theological study of the Gospel of John that emphasizes its teaching on the Trinity and the person of Christ, its use of the Old Testament, and the hermeneutical contributions of classical theologians.

06NT6230/01
Dr. Robert Bruce Jamieson III
Tuesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
August 23 - November 29

Themes in Biblical Theology - 2.00 Hours

This course will provide a deep analysis and discussion of several key themes that arise in the redemptive history found in the Scriptures. Course gatherings will be seminar style.

06ON6201/01
Dr. Scott Redd
MonWed 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
October 10 - October 12

Introduction to the Septuagint - 1.00 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 course will be meeting during Reading Week and will not conflict with any other regular weekly classes. Please contact the Registrar for assistance in registration.

06ON6325/01
Dr. Aaron W. White
Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
October 13 - October 14

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. Peter Lee
TuesThurs 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM
August 23 - November 29

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. Peter Lee
Thursday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
August 25 - December 8

Poets - 2.00 Hours

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

06OT5300/01
Dr. Peter Lee
Wednesday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
August 24 - November 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 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 23 - November 29

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 23 - November 29

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.

First meeting will be on Monday, August 22 at 6:00pm in the Conference Room. Subsequent dates and times will be determined by Dr. Lee based on the number of registrants.

06PT5905/01
Dr. Peter Lee
Monday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
August 22 - August 22

Womens 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.

06PT6106/01
Mrs. Nana Dolce
Thursday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
September 1 - November 10

Foundations of Youth Ministry - 2.00 Hours

This course helps the student develop a biblical and theological foundation for an effective youth ministry. Based upon this foundation, the course presents an overview of adolescent culture and models for youth ministry.

06PT6265/01
Dr. Jim H. Byrne
Thursday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
August 25 - December 8

Bioethics: Bib Prin & Min Applications - 1.00 Hours

Challenges to the admonition to protect human life created in the image of God require a grounding in theological anthropology as well as familiarity with beginning- and end-of-life issues. This course will cover theological principles and relevant scientific and medical background to equip ministry leaders and Christians in other callings.
The seminar will be taught by Paige Cunningham, J.D., Ph.D., past executive director of the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity, and Allen Roberts, M.D., practicing physician with experience in medical ethics in a hospital context.

06PT6513/01
Dr. Allen H. Roberts II
Dr. Paige Comstock Cunningham
Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
November 3 - November 5

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 23 - November 29

ST: Scripture/Theology/Anthropology - 3.00 Hours

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

06ST5150/01
Dr. Nathaniel Gray Sutanto
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
August 23 - November 29

ST: Christ/Soteriology/Eschatology - 3.00 Hours

This course explores biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics include Christology, Soteriology, and Eschatology.
This is a course meeting over Reading Week, plus an additional weekend. Please contact the Registrar for assistance with registration.
Monday & Tuesday, October 10-11, 8am-5pm
Wednesday, October 12, 8am-12pm
Thursday, October 20, 8am-12pm
Friday & Saturday, October 21-22, 8am-5pm

06ST5200/01
Dr. Scott R. Swain
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
FriSat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
October 10 - October 22

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.

06ST5400/01
Dr. Nathaniel Gray Sutanto
Thursday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
August 25 - December 8

Christ, Culture, & Contextualization - 2.00 Hours

This course will explore a biblical theology of culture from a Reformed perspective, evaluate different models for Christian cultural engagement, and develop a biblical perspective on the principles and practice of contextualization. Attention will be given to the application of cultural analysis and contextualization in church ministry.

06ST5600/01
Dr. Nathaniel Gray Sutanto
Dr. Mike Park
Dr. Irwyn Ince
Monday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
August 22 - November 7

Christian Poetics - 2.00 Hours

This course assists the student in developing, through reading and discussion of salient critical texts, a distinctly Christian poetics: a set of principles by which the reader analyzes, interprets, and evaluates literature in a manner consistent with a Biblical worldview.

06ST6650/01
Mon to Thu 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
January 23 - January 26

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.
First meeting will be on Monday, January 30 at 6:00pm in the Conference Room. Subsequent dates and times will be determined by Dr. Lee based on the number of registrants.

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