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.
OF THE OLD TESTAMENT
review of the Old Testament, analyzing the passages and historical events in
their context of the plan of redemption.
TESTAMENT: THE GOSPELS
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.
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.
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.
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.
course offers two aspects:
A study of a section of Alfred Edersheim’s historical commentary on the Old
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.
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.
TESTAMENT: PASTORAL EPISTLES
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.