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Course Descriptions:

BL 503 - Survey of the Historical & Wisdom Literature

Description:

A survey of Joshua to Song of Solomon in historical and cultural context. Covers the outstanding features and basic teachings of each book within the broader context of God’s total, progressive revelation while discerning practical principles for contemporary Christian living.


[2 hours. Instructor: Wegner. Frequency: Every Fall. Required for all programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisite: None.]

Instructor: Paul D. Wegner, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Every Fall
Prerequisite(s): None
Required For: all programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: BL 503 - Survey of the Historical & Wisdom Literature Syllabus
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BL 504 - Survey of the Prophets

Description:

A survey of the prophets in their historical and cultural context. This course covers the outstanding features and basic teachings of each book within the broader context of God’s total, progressive revelation, while discerning practical principles for contemporary Christian living.


[2 hours. Instructor: Wegner. Frequency: Every Fall & Spring. Required for all programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisite: None.]

Instructor: Paul D. Wegner, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Every Fall & Spring
Prerequisite(s): None
Required For: all programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: BL 504 - Survey of the Prophets Syllabus
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BL 505 - Survey of the Gospels

Description:

A survey of the Gospels giving an overview of the life of Christ with an emphasis upon Second Temple Judaism and the social worlds of Galilee, Samaria, and Judea. Develops your ability to think biblically by interrelating theological convictions and making personal application.


[2 hours. Instructor: J. DelHousaye. Frequency: Every Fall & Spring. Required for all programs. Prerequisite: None.]

Instructor: John C. DelHousaye, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Every Fall & Spring
Prerequisite(s): None
Required For: All programs
Syllabus: BL 505 - Survey of the Gospels Syllabus
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BL 506 - Survey of Acts & the Pauline Epistles

Description:

A survey of the Acts & Pauline Epistles. Special attention is given to the Jewish and Greco-Roman social worlds of the authors, and to how their inspired, Jesus-centered teachings form believers today. Develops your ability to think biblically by interrelating theological convictions and making personal application.


[2 hours. Instructor: J. DelHousaye. Frequency: Every Spring. Required for all programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisite: None.]

Instructor: John C. DelHousaye, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Every Spring
Prerequisite(s): None
Required For: all programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: BL 506 - Survey of Acts & the Pauline Epistles Syllabus
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BL 507 - Survey of the General Epistles & Revelation

Description:

A survey of the General Epistles & Revelation. Special attention is given to the Jewish and Greco-Roman social worlds of the authors, and to how their inspired, Jesus-centered teachings form believers today. Develops your ability to think biblically by interrelating theological convictions and making personal application.


[2 hours. Instructor: J. DelHousaye. Frequency: Every Spring. Required for all programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisite: None.]

Instructor: John C. DelHousaye, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Every Spring
Prerequisite(s): None
Required For: all programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: BL 507 - Survey of the General Epistles & Revelation Syllabus
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BL 523o - Ecclesiastes

Description:

An in-depth study of this book of Hebrew wisdom literature in which the author reflects on the meaning of life. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the purpose and message of the book and how it functions as the authoritative word of God and its relevance to our lives today.


[2 hours. Instructors: D. DelHousaye/Anderson. Frequency: Any semester. General elective for all programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisite: None.]

Instructor: Darryl DelHousaye, D.Min.; Joshua Anderson, M.Div.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Any semester
Prerequisite(s): None
Required For: General elective for all programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: BL 523o - Ecclesiastes Syllabus
Notes:

Online course.

BL 525 - Wisdom Literature

Description:

Introduces Old Testament wisdom literature, examining the wisdom of Psalms, Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon. Emphasis is placed on understanding the purpose and message of each book and attention is given to understanding how each book functions as the authoritative word of God and how this practical wisdom can be applied to life.


[2 hours. Instructor: Wegner. Frequency: Spring 2013, Spring 2016. Required for M.A.P.C. General Elective for all other programs. Prerequisite: None.]

Instructor: Paul D. Wegner, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Spring 2013, Spring 2016
Prerequisite(s): None
Required For: M.A.P.C. General Elective for all other programs.
Syllabus: BL 525 - Wisdom Literature Syllabus
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Formerly coded as BI 525.

BL 532 - Isaiah

Description:

Examines the book of Isaiah, giving special attention to historical background and the critical issues surrounding the book while focusing primarily on detailed analysis of its contents. Special emphasis is placed on the theological significance of the purpose and message of the book for both Old and New Testaments and how to understand ancient prophecy and its relevance to today.


[2 hours. Instructor: Wegner. Frequency: Occasional. General elective for all programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisite: None.]

Instructor: Paul D. Wegner, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Occasional
Prerequisite(s): None
Required For: General elective for all programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: BL 532 - Isaiah Syllabus
Notes:


Formerly coded as BI 532.

BL 537 - Daniel

Description:

An in-depth study of the prophetic book of Daniel, giving special attention to its historical background, its message and purpose, and its prophetic nature in God’s unfolding plan for this world. This course emphasizes the prophetic framework laid out in the book and how it relates to the book of Revelation.


[2 hours. Instructor: Wegner. Frequency: Rare. General elective for all programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisite: None.]

Instructor: Paul D. Wegner, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Rare
Prerequisite(s): None
Required For: General elective for all programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: BL 537 - Daniel Syllabus
Notes:

Formerly coded as BI 537.

BL 550 - The Gospel of Matthew

Description:

An exegetical study of how Matthew, as a first-century Jew, makes sense of both his Messiah and his Scripture. In addition to surveying higher critical issues such as the historical reliability of the Gospels and the “synoptic problem,” this course explores the important ministry themes of repentance, righteousness, and hope.


[2 hours. Instructor: J. DelHousaye. Frequency: Rare. General elective for all programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisite: None.]

Instructor: John C. DelHousaye, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Rare
Prerequisite(s): None
Required For: General elective for all programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: BL 550 - The Gospel of Matthew Syllabus
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