This course introduces the student to the study of the New Testament. Topics covered include the New Testament canon, the history of the New Testament, the genres of the New Testament, and the cultures of the New Testament world.
This course introduces the student to the study of the Old Testament. Topics covered include the Old Testament canon, the history of the Old Testament, the genres of the Old Testament, and the cultures of the Old Testament world.
Life And Teachings Of Jesus
This course is an intensive course of study focused on the life and teachings of Jesus as transmitted through the New Testament. Emphasis is placed on the timeline of Christ's life, death, and resurrection and the teachings of Christ. In addition, we will study the cultural surroundings, miracles, and overall experiences in the Life of Christ.
Life And Teachings Of Paul/Acts
This course is an intensive course of study focused on the life and teachings of Paul and the development of the early church. This study series reveals construction of the New Testament church to the spread of the gospel around the world. Emphasis is placed on the timeline the church and of Paul's life (as preserved through the book of Acts and church tradition), with the epistles of Paul.
The course presents a rational basis for the Christian faith in order to defend the Christian faith against objections. The curriculum exposes flaws of other worldviews and uses historical evidence, philosophical arguments, scientific investigation, and arguments from other disciplines to teach students how to defend their Christian faith.
This course is designed to give students the tools and techniques to properly interpret and apply the word of God. Students will research the historical-cultural context of the biblical audience and author, decipher elements of the biblical text, and discern on how to properly interpret and apply the meaning. Students will also learn how to correctly write an exegetical paper for various scriptural passages.