Biblical & Systematic Theology Courses

We are excited about the prospect of your taking courses through SCOPE. Formal admission to BJU is not required to take a course by distance learning, and approval to take a distance learning course does not imply admission to BJU or to a particular degree program.

STh 703: Biblical Sanctification

2 credits

A study of the theology of biblical holiness, with a special emphasis on individual progressive sanctification; and the biblical theology of ecclesiastical unity and separatism, especially as it relates to the history of Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism from the early twentieth century to the present.

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020

Five Views on Sanctification – 1987 Edition
Melvin E. Dieter, et al
Grand Rapids:
Academie Books
ISBN: 0310415314
Note: You may use a later edition of this book.

Promise Unfulfilled: The Failed Strategy of Modern Evangelicalism – 2004 Edition
Rolland McCune
Greenville, SC
Ambassador International
ISBN: 1932307311

STh 602: Systematic Theology

3 credits

The application of the principles of systematic theology to the doctrines of Christ, salvation, the Church and the end times, following a biblical dispensational hermeneutic. Preparation of an ordination doctrinal statement for ministry students; theological summaries for others. Students from a Baptist heritage will be expected to clearly articulate Baptist theological distinctives and church polity. Each student’s doctrinal/theological summaries will be prepared so as to reflect a biblical dispensational hermeneutic.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020

Christian Theology – 3rd ed., 2013 Edition
Erickson, Millard J.
Grand Rapids
Baker
ISBN: 9780801036439

LOGOS Bronze or better

STh 601: Systematic Theology

3 credits

A study of the nature, necessity, methods and materials of theology; and the application of the principles of systematic theology to the scriptural revelation about God, man and sin, following a biblical dispensational hermeneutic. Preparation of an ordination doctrinal statement for ministry students; theological reading summaries for others. Students from a Baptist heritage will be expected to clearly articulate Baptist theological distinctives and church polity. Each student’s doctrinal statement/theological summaries will be prepared so as to reflect a biblical dispensational hermeneutic.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021

Christian Theology – 3rd Edition
Millard Erickson
Grand Rapids
Baker
ISBN: 9780801036439

LOGOS Bronze or better

STh 613: Christian Apologetics

3 credits

Explores biblical philosophies and methodologies for the defense of the Christian faith. Addresses evidences for the existence of God, the historicity of Jesus’ resurrection, and the reliability of the Bible’s testimony. Examines the relation between faith and reason, the problem of evil, and worldview issues.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021

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