Course Preview


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: God, sin, church and the last things

  • 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

    Sin & Salvation: Salvation

    • Sin & Salvation: Salvation

  • 2

    Sin & Salvation: Blood

    • Sin & Salvation: Blood

  • 3

    Sin & Salvation: Evil

    • Sin & Salvation: Evil

  • 4

    Sin & Salvation: Affliction

    • Sin & Salvation: Affliction

  • 5

    Christology

    • Christology

  • 6

    Heresies

    • Heresies

  • 7

    The Creeds

    • The Creeds

  • 8

    The Deity of Jesus

    • The Deity of Jesus

  • 9

    The Humanity of Jesus

    • The Humanity of Jesus

  • 10

    Atonement

    • Atonement

  • 11

    Atonement in the New Testament

    • Atonement in the New Testament

  • 12

    N.T. Wright on the Atonement

    • N.T. Wright on the Atonement

  • 13

    The Resurrection & Ascension

    • The Resurrection & Ascension

  • 14

    Who is the Holy Spirit?

    • Who is the Holy Spirit?

  • 15

    The Holy Spirit in the Old Testament

    • The Holy Spirit in the Old Testament

  • 16

    The Holy Spirit in the New Testament

    • The Holy Spirit in the New Testament

  • 17

    The Personhood of the Holy Spirit

    • The Personhood of the Holy Spirit

  • 18

    The Fruits, Gifts & Baptism in the Spirit

    • The Fruits, Gifts & Baptism in the Spirit

  • 19

    Theology of Church

    • Theology of Church

  • 20

    What is the Church?

    • What is the Church?

  • 21

    Church: Local and Universal

    • Church: Local and Universal

  • 22

    The Church & the Kingdom

    • The Church & the Kingdom

  • 23

    Church Leadership & Roles

    • Church Leadership & Roles

  • 24

    Theology of the Future

    • Theology of the Future

  • 25

    Death

    • Death

  • 26

    The Second Coming & the Rapture

    • The Second Coming & the Rapture

  • 27

    The Millennial Reign & Judgement

    • The Millennial Reign & Judgement

  • 28

    New Heavens, New Earth

    • New Heavens, New Earth