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OT 502 - Reading Old Testament Hebrew

Description:

A continuation of OT 501 completing the Hebrew grammar sequence. The student will continue to learn Hebrew vocabulary and the goal in this course is to continue learning Hebrew grammar, primarily the Hebrew Weak Verb forms. After completing this course the student should have the necessary skills to begin developing competence in exegesis.


[3 hours. Instructor: Wegner. Frequency: Every Spring. Required for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisite: OT 501.]

Instructor: Paul D. Wegner, Ph.D.
Hours: 3
Frequency: Every Spring
Prerequisite(s): OT 501
Required For: M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: OT 502 - Reading Old Testament Hebrew Syllabus
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OT 503 - Using Old Testament Hebrew

Description:

Includes the full process of exegesis of the biblical text to the final outcome of making a homiletical outline of a specific Hebrew passage; thus it includes the process of Hebrew word studies, Hebrew syntax, diagramming Hebrew sentences, developing skill in Hebrew exegesis, and finally writing an exegetical sermon based upon a specific passage.


[2 hours. Instructor: Wegner. Frequency: Every Fall. Required for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisites: OT 501 & OT 502.]

Instructor: Paul D. Wegner, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Every Fall
Prerequisite(s): OT 501 & OT 502
Required For: M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: OT 503 - Using Old Testament Hebrew Syllabus
Notes:

Formerly coded as OT 503 Hebrew Syntax & Exegesis.

OT 525 - Wisdom Literature

Description:

An exegetical study in Hebrew wisdom literature. The students will apply their exegetical skills on portions of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, or Job to draw out valid applications for the contemporary Christian community. Extensive translation is required.


[2 hours. Instructor: Wegner. Frequency: Spring 2013, Spring 2016. Hebrew Exegesis elective for MDiv. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisites: OT 501, OT 502 & OT 503.]

Instructor: Paul D. Wegner, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Spring 2013, Spring 2016
Prerequisite(s): OT 501, OT 502 & OT 503
Required For: Hebrew Exegesis elective for MDiv. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: OT 525 - Wisdom Literature Syllabus
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OT 532 - Isaiah

Description:

An exegetical study in the book of Isaiah. The students will apply their exegetical skills on portions of Isaiah to draw out valid applications for the contemporary Christian community. Extensive translation is required.


[2 hours. Instructor: Wegner. Frequency: Occasional. Hebrew Exegesis elective for MDiv. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisites: OT 501, OT 502 & OT 503.]

Instructor: Paul D. Wegner, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Occasional
Prerequisite(s): OT 501, OT 502 & OT 503
Required For: Hebrew Exegesis elective for MDiv. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: OT 532 - Isaiah Syllabus
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OT 537 - Daniel

Description:

An exegetical study in the Hebrew portions of the book of Daniel. The students will apply their exegetical skills on portions of Daniel to draw out valid applications for the contemporary Christian community. They will also be introduced to the Aramaic portions of Daniel in order for them to become acquainted with this biblical language. Extensive translation is required.


[2 hours. Instructor: Wegner. Frequency: Rare. Hebrew Exegesis elective for MDiv. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisites: OT 501, OT 502 & OT 503.]

Instructor: Paul D. Wegner, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Rare
Prerequisite(s): OT 501, OT 502 & OT 503
Required For: Hebrew Exegesis elective for MDiv. B.C.
Syllabus: OT 537 - Daniel Syllabus
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OT 580 - Old Testament Hebrew Individualized Study

Description:

A unique course designed by a faculty advisor and student to develop competence in the area of Hebrew grammar or exegesis.


[1-4 hours. Instructor: Wegner. Frequency: Any Semester. Hebrew Exegesis elective for MDiv. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisites: OT 501, OT 502 & OT 503, 3.4 GPA and approved Academic Petition. Notes: May be repeated for credit as OT 581 when section content differs.]

Instructor: Paul D. Wegner, Ph.D.
Hours: 1-4
Frequency: Any Semester
Prerequisite(s): 3.4 GPA & Academic Petition
Required For: Hebrew Exegesis elective for M.Div. B.C.
Syllabus: OT 580 - Old Testament Hebrew Individualized Study Syllabus
Notes:

An individualized study is a unique course which is designed by a faculty advisor and student which permits M.Div., M.A.B.L., and Diploma students to pursue personalized studies to build competence in their area of ministry interest. To be eligible for approval, an individualized study must:


1. Not replicate a course normally offered in the regular curriculum;
2. Have the support of the faculty member who would potentially supervise the study;
3. Pursue defined objectives which are clearly set forth in a course syllabus (created by the student and faculty advisor prior to registration);
4 .Be undertaken by a degree student maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.4.
 
Academic Petitions for individualized study should be submitted to the Director of Academic Services no later than four weeks prior to the Registration deadline.

OT 595 - Selected Topics in Old Testament Hebrew

Description:

An occasional Hebrew Language elective offered as the need and opportunity arise. Course content is dependent on the expertise of available faculty (resident, adjunct, and visiting), current issues of academic and practical importance, and overall balance in regard to recent course offerings.


[1-4 hours. Instructor: Varies. Frequency: Occasional. Hebrew Exegesis elective for MDiv. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisites: OT 501, OT 502 & OT 503. Notes: May be repeated for credit when section content differs.]

Instructor: (Varies)
Hours: 1-4
Frequency: Occasional
Prerequisite(s): None
Required For: Hebrew Exegesis elective for M.Div. B.C.
Syllabus: OT 595 - Selected Topics in Old Testament Hebrew Syllabus
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TH 500 - Survey of Christian Theology

Description:

Surveys the principal areas of systematic theology, giving the student a basic overview of the doctrines of God, revelation (including Scripture), humanity, angels, Christ, the Holy Spirit, salvation, the Church, and last things.


[4 hours. Instructor: Chay or Grudem. Frequency: Odd Springs. Required for M.A.P.C. and Graduate Diploma. Prerequisites: None.]

Instructor: Fred W. Chay, D.Min., Ph.D.; Wayne A. Grudem, Ph.D.
Hours: 4
Frequency: Odd Springs
Prerequisite(s): None
Required For: M.A.P.C. and Graduate Diploma
Syllabus: TH 500 - Survey of Christian Theology Syllabus
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TH 501 - God, Scripture, Revelation, and the Holy SpiritT

Description:

Introduces you to the process of thinking theologically and focuses on the Person of God as the source of all knowledge and wisdom. You’ll begin with a study of the inspiration, inerrancy, and authority of Scripture. You’ll then explore the nature of God, the Trinity, and the work of God in creation and providence. You will also study more in-depth the person of the Holy Spirit.


[4 hours. Instructor: Grudem or Tracy. Frequency: Every Spring. Required for M.Div. and M.A.B.L. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisites: BL 501. Notes: May substitute for TH 500 in the Graduate Diploma.]

Instructor: Wayne A. Grudem, Ph.D.
Hours: 4
Frequency: Every Spring
Prerequisite(s): BL 501
Required For: M.Div. and M.A.B.L.
Syllabus: TH 501 - God, Scripture, Revelation, and the Holy SpiritT Syllabus
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TH 502 - Humanity, Angels, and the Person and Work of Christ

Description:

Deepen your walk with God as you focus on the Person and work of God the Son. This course is an in-depth study of man, his nature, and his need for a Savior. Explore the nature and significance of angels, Satan, and demons. Finally, you’ll focus on the Lord Jesus Christ and His death on the cross, and the work of the Holy Spirit.


[4 hours. Instructor: Tracy. Frequency: Every Fall. Required for M.Div. and M.A.B.L. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisites: BL 501 & TH 501.]

Instructor: Steven R. Tracy, Ph.D.
Hours: 4
Frequency: Every Fall
Prerequisite(s): BL 501 & TH 501
Required For: M.Div. and M.A.B.L. General elective for Dipl. B.T.S.
Syllabus: TH 502 - Humanity, Angels, and the Person and Work of Christ Syllabus
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