Winter 2023 Course Taught by Jason Parker
A survey study designed to give the student a sense of perspective and appreciation of the church from the days of the Reformation to the present time. Primary attention is devoted to the major events, individuals, and issues which have played significant roles in the history of the church. Ages and topics will include (1) the Reformation period (A.D. 1500-1648), (2) the Modern Age (A.D. 1648 to the present), (3) issues like Church Councils, Anabaptism, Catholicism, the Reformation, and the Puritans. The last period includes an exposure to American Christianity and the proliferation of denominations over the past centuries.
Winter 2023 course taught by Peter Wise
The second of three core courses which together survey the entire Old Testament, with a focus on understanding the major contents of each book. Examines literary structure, historical backgrounds, geographical settings, and parallel passages to enhance comprehension and application to contemporary issues and concerns. The second course covers the Writings (1 Chronicles – Song of Solomon).
Winter 2023 course taught by Dr. Tim Dane
A study of Angelology, including the nature and ministry of angels, Satan, and demons, including some introductory examination and critique of the charismatic movement; of Anthropology, focusing on the origin and nature of man; and of Harmartiology, dealing with the fall and its consequences, especially total depravity.
Spring 2020 Videos & Winter 2023 Syllabus for Course Taught by Peter Wise
A continuation of the grammatical studies begun in Beginning Hebrew I with emphasis on reading selected portions of the Hebrew Old Testament, increasing vocabulary and learning the basic use of language tools.
Winter 2020 Videos & Syllabus for Course Taught by Tim Dane
These courses are designed to make Greek a useful tool for interpreting the New Testament. The first semester builds Greek vocabulary, increases confidence in translation, highlights the significance of important grammatical features and syntactical structures, and introduces the practice of exegetical procedures. The exegetical method employed is both synthetic and analytical, with primary applicability to the didactic and epistolary literature of the New Testament. The second semester provides extensive opportunity for the application of exegetical methodologies in careful study of several epistles from the following list: 1 Thessalonians, 2 Thessalonians, James, and 1 Peter. Prerequisite: NTL 501-601.
Summer 2019 Videos & Winter 2023 Syllabus for Course Taught by Tim Dane
The major tenets of the contemporary charismatic movement are examined and critiqued in the light of Scriptural teaching on revelatory spiritual gifts, signs and wonders, tongues, prophecy, healings, the health and wealth movement, etc. Apostolic period and praxis is also given consideration as well as the importance and superiority of doctrine over experience and mysticism. The course includes an overview of the historical background and development of the charismatic movement. Substantial readings make the student aware of the literature available on this important subject. Students are required to draw up position statements on selected issues.