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What You Will Learn

What you can expect to know and be able to do at the end of this course

  • Describe the main features and issues in the doctrines of: the Bible, God, and creation

  • Discuss the value and role of biblical and systematic theology in the life of the church

  • Discuss the main sources for Christian theology used to develop doctrine

  • Compare various schools of thought on different doctrines

  • Critically assess ministry practices in the light of theological factors

Requirements

  • Passion for understanding the major doctrines of the Christian church

  • Be able to appreciate the way Biblical themes have been molded and formed into the doctrines of the church

  • Be aware that this course is a advanced degree level course. It is suitable for people who want to be enriched in their knowledge of the Bible.

Instructor(s)

Pastor Grant Buchanan

Prior to bible teaching Grant served as full time pastor and school chaplain. Although a lecturer in theology and biblical studies with a focus on Pauline theology and the Gospels, Grant also operates as a professional counsellor and is working towards the completion of this Doctor of Philosophy by exploring a pneumatological reading of Galatians in light of 6:15 and the impact this has on Christian identify.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    What is Theology?

    • What is Theology?

  • 2

    Why Theology?

    • Why Theology?

  • 3

    How Theology?

    • How Theology?

  • 4

    Which Theology?

    • Which Theology?

  • 5

    Revelation

    • Revelation

  • 6

    General Revelation

    • General Revelation

  • 7

    Special Revelation

    • Special Revelation

  • 8

    Bibliology: Study of Scripture

    • Bibliology: Study of Scripture

  • 9

    Theology of Scripture

    • Theology of Scripture

  • 10

    Trustworthiness of Scripture

    • Trustworthiness of Scripture

  • 11

    Biblical Interpretation

    • Biblical Interpretation

  • 12

    Theology of God

    • Theology of God

  • 13

    Existence of God

    • Existence of God

  • 14

    Attributes of God

    • Attributes of God

  • 15

    Names of God

    • Names of God

  • 16

    The Trinity

    • The Trinity

  • 17

    Creation (1)

    • Creation (1)

  • 18

    Creation (2)

    • Creation (2)

  • 19

    Angels (1)

    • Angels (1)

  • 20

    Angels (2)

    • Angels (2)

  • 21

    Demons & Satan

    • Demons & Satan

  • 22

    Theology of Humanity

    • Theology of Humanity

  • 23

    Where did we come from?

    • Where did we come from?

  • 24

    Humanity

    • Humanity

  • 25

    The Image of God

    • The Image of God