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Theology, Biblical & Systematic 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 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; taught from a Baptistic and moderately dispensational perspective. Students prepare a doctrinal statement for each major systematic heading.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Oct. 17–Dec. 10, 2022

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

LOGOS Bronze or better

STh 701: Advanced Systematic Theology

3 credits

A systematic study of the biblical doctrine of the Holy Spirit, the Church, and the end times. Includes exegesis of key passages, analysis of disputed issues, and readings in relevant theological literature. Additional doctrines of special interest may be examined at the instructor’s discretion.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Prerequisites: STh 601, STh 602

He Who Gives Life – 2007 Edition
Graham Cole
Crossway

Three Views on Israel and the Church: Perspectives on Romans 9-11 – 2019 Edition
Jared Compton and Andrew Naselli, eds.
Kregel

Three Views on the Rapture – 2010 Edition
Alan Hultberg, ed.
Zondervan

Three Views on the Millennium and Beyond – 1999 Edition
Darrell Bock, ed.
Zondervan

The Holy Spirit – 1996 Edition
Ferguson
IVP

Rediscovering the Holy Spirit – 2017 Edition
Horton
Zondervan

STh 740: Old Testament Theology

3 credits

Principles and methods of biblical theology as applied to the Old Testament.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022

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STh 635: Biblical Hermeneutics

3 credits

A study of the principles and practices essential to biblical interpretation with an emphasis on the conservative, grammatical-historical-contextual method, presupposing the inerrancy of Scripture. Special attention will also be given to the interpretation of the various genres of Scripture including poetry, narrative, epistolary and apocalyptic literature.

  • Dates: Aug. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022

Invitation to Biblical Interpretation: Exploring Hermeneutical Triad – History, Literature, Theology – 2011 Edition
Kostenberger, Andreas J. and Richard D. Patterson
Grand Rapids, MI
Kregel Academic and Professional
ISBN: 9780825430473

The Climax of Biblical Prophecy: A Guide to Interpreting Revelation – 2012 Edition
Hand, Brian
Greenville, SC
Bob Jones University Press
ISBN: 9781606823880

LOGOS Bronze or better

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; taught from a Baptistic and moderately dispensational perspective. Students prepare a doctrinal statement for each major systematic heading.

  • Dates: Oct. 17–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 14, 2022

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

LOGOS Bronze or better