Course Information

 

for Theology Department


Hebrew Prophets (O) (BIB3013)

Credits:3

Hermeneutics (BL 200)

Credits:3

A brief survey of the history of Biblical interpretation followed by an introduction of various methods, principles and tools of biblical exegesis with attention given to interpreting the prophetic writings. A prerequisite for BL courses except BL 101 and 102.

Pentateuch (BL 210)

Credits:3

A study of the historical background and theological content of the first five books of the Old Testament focusing primarily on the theological interpretation of Israel's origin and early history and the concepts of creation, sin, covenant, election and redemption. Prerequisite: BL 200.

Synoptic Gospels (BL 220)

Credits:3

A study of the literary form and message of the Gospels of Matthew,Mark and Luke with emphasis on the distinctive portraiture. Prerequisite: BL 200.

Major and Minor Prophets (BL 240)

Credits:3

A study of the time, character and message of the Old Testament Prophets: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi. Attention is given to the nature and role of prophets, the phenomena of prophecy and the major themes of prophetic preaching and how these apply to contemporary ministry and preaching. Pre-requisite: BL 200

Introduction to New Testament Greek I (BL 301)

Credits:3

An introduction to the grammar and syntax of New Testament Greek with emphasis upon forms and vocabulary. Pre-requisite: BL 200.

Introduction to New Testament Greek II (BL 302)

Credits:3

An introduction to the grammar and syntax of New Testament Greek with emphasis upon forms and vocabulary. Pre-requisite: BL 200.

Introduction to New Testament Greek II (DL) (BL 302)

Credits:3

Book of Luke (DL) (BL 430)

Credits:3

Christian Heritage II (DL) (CH 302)

Credits:3

Missions and Evangelism (ME 250)

Credits:3

A survey of the history, methodology, theology and Biblical principles of evangelism and missions with special focus on the principles underlying the ministry of Jesus Christ in personal and mass evangelism.

History and Polity of the Church of the Nazarene (PAS2023)

Credits:3

Introduction to Homiletics (PT 211)

Credits:3

As an introduction to the field of preaching, this course seeks to address matters relating to the life and anointing of the preacher and the mechanics of sermon construction, the sermons, methods of delivery, and source materials for the preparation of the sermon. Emphasis is given to practical application. Pre-requisite: BL 200 and LA 101.

Expository Preaching (PT 312)

Credits:3

A study of the development and delivery of the expository sermon whereby attention Is given to the methods of preparation, the components, and the delivery of the expository sermon. The course includes a lab component in which the students are video-taped wile preaching and have opportunity to review the tape with the instructor. Pre-requisites: BL 200, LA 101 and PT 211.