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Systematic Theology Courses
Masters


TS 501 Introduction to theology and the doctrine of God

This course first introduces the student to the study of theology, including terminology and divisions of theology, as well as an examination of the doctrines of revelation and inspiration. Secondly, the course studies the doctrine of God, including His attributes, His decrees, and the doctrines of predestination, creation, and providence. Finally, the student is guided to reflect on the practical importance of key aspects of the doctrine of God.


TS 502 Doctrine of man and doctrine of Christ and His work

This course introduces the student to an analysis of the doctrine of man, the person and natures of Christ, and the work of Christ, especially the atonement. The student is guided to reflect on the practical importance of key aspects of these doctrines.


TS 503 Soteriology (doctrine of the application of redemption)

This course introduces the student to the doctrines of the application of redemption, seeking a biblical understanding of concepts such as: union with Christ, the external and internal call, regeneration, conversion, repentance, saving faith, justification, adoption, sanctification, and glorification. The student is guided to reflect on the practical importance of these teachings.


TS 504 Apologetics

This course introduces the student to the principles of Christian apologetics, with an emphasis on epistemology and the methods of Francis Schaeffer, Norman Geisler, and Richard Pratt . The student becomes familiar with the philosophical inconsistencies of the non-believer, and with a variety of approaches in defending the gospel.


TS 505 Christian World View

The purpose of this course is to orient the student in his way of thinking, so that he can develop a biblical Christian world view, not only in the area of philosophy and theology, but also in the areas of culture, the social sciences and the physical sciences. The student will be prepared to defend the Christian view over against the non-Christian challenges.