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Bible Courses
Bachelors

 

BI  101

BIBLE  INTRODUCTION

A general introduction to the Bible; it examines the concepts of inspiration, revelation, canonicity and infallibility.  The course also reviews the history of the Spanish versions of the Bible.

 

BI 102

SURVEY OF THE OLD TESTAMENT

A review of the Old Testament, analyzing the passages and historical events in their context of the plan of redemption.

 

BI  202

NEW  TESTAMENT: THE  GOSPELS

This course is a study of  the four Gospels. The author gives the student a perspective that prepares him for further study of the Gospels in the future. 

 

BI 203

NEW TESTAMENT: ACTS

This course explains the purpose, structure, development and message of the book of Acts. The student investigates diverse subjects like the work of the Holy Spirit, the history of the primitive church, the role and the authentification of the apostleship of Paul, and his relation with the message of the Old Testament, as well as geographical and historical data in the early church. The course also reveals teachings from Acts about discipleship, missions, evangelism, the relationship of the believer with the law of Moses, and the nature of the church, the body of Christ. The student studies the whole book of Acts and explores ways to apply it to the contemporary world.

 

BI 204 
OLD TESTAMENT: AMOS

An analysis of Amos will help the student interpret the prophetic books of the Old Testament in general, and will especially show the relevance of the message of Amos to the religious, political, social and economic situation in Latin America today.

 

BI 302             
NEW TESTAMENT: ROMANS / GALATIANS

An analysis of the content, meaning, and contemporary application of these two Pauline epistles, which are central to the Christian faith and to the theology of the New Testament. 

 

BI  304

OLD TESTAMENT: GENESIS

This course offers two aspects:

1. A study of a section of Alfred Edersheim’s historical commentary on the Old Testament.

2. A study of inductive lessons on the book of Genesis itself.

Edersheim’s commentary is a treasure of practical and theological analysis. The inductive lessons help the student reflect on key passages of Genesis, seeking practical applications.

 

BI 306 
OLD TESTAMENT: PSALMS

This course gives general guidelines for the interpretation of poetic literature of the Old Testament, and applies these principles to the Psalms. Furthermore, the student will have the opportunity to analyze some selected Psalms more profoundly, and understand how to apply their message to their lives today. 

BI  410 

NEW  TESTAMENT: PASTORAL  EPISTLES

This course is an exegetical and practical study of the pastoral epistles (1 and 2 Timothy, and Titus), using the commentaries of Calvin and Luther, guiding the student in the development of a personal philosophy of ministry.