Bible Courses

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Bi 209: New Testament Literature & Interpretation

3 credits

Continued study of the unfolding theme of the Bible as it is revealed through the messages of the New Testament books, and more advanced principles for Bible interpretation. Continued emphasis on learning to responsibly interpret and apply material from each literary genre in Scripture, and practical application of the messages of each book to the Christian life.

  • Dates: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Prerequisite: Bi 205
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2

Visual Theology Guide to the Bible – 2019 Edition
Tim Challies, Josh Byers
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310577966  Amazon  Ebay

Grasping God’s Word Workbook: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible – 2012 Edition
J. Scott Duvall, J. Daniel Hays
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310492597  Amazon  Ebay

Bi 350: Bible Doctrines

3 credits

Study of the biblical teaching concerning Scripture, God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and angels (including Satan). Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life.

  • Dates: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Next offered: May 18–June 27, 2020

The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014 Edition
Paul Enns
Chicago
Moody
ISBN: 9780802411983  Amazon  Ebay

A Pictorial History of Our English Bible – 1982 Edition
David Beale
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 0890841497  Amazon  Ebay

Bi 360: Bible Doctrines

3 credits

Study of the biblical teaching concerning man, sin, salvation, the church and eschatology. Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life. Particular attention is given to timely doctrinal questions.

  • Dates: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Next offered: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014 Edition
Paul Enns
Chicago
Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802411983  Amazon  Ebay

Set Apart: The Nature and Importance of Biblical Separation
Mark Sidwell
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2016 or 1998
ISBN: 9781628562583  Amazon  Ebay
Note: 1998 edition is called Dividing Line.

Bi 499: Apologetics & Worldview

3 credits

An analysis and defense of the biblical worldview, together with an analysis and refutation of secular and religious alternative worldviews. The course will equip students to defend the core biblical doctrines and refute spurious philosophical, historical, archeological and scientific claims against the Bible. The course presents a brief history of the apologetics discipline and important Christian thinkers. The course addresses significant historical and contemporary thinkers and their objections to biblical Christianity.

  • Dates: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Next offered: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Prerequisites: Bi 350, Bi 360
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

Bi 350: Bible Doctrines

3 credits

Study of the biblical teaching concerning Scripture, God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and angels (including Satan). Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Next offered: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020

The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014 Edition
Paul Enns
Chicago
Moody
ISBN: 9780802411983  Amazon  Ebay

A Pictorial History of Our English Bible – 1982 Edition
David Beale
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 0890841497  Amazon  Ebay

Bi 360: Bible Doctrines

3 credits

Study of the biblical teaching concerning man, sin, salvation, the church and eschatology. Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life. Particular attention is given to timely doctrinal questions.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Next offered: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014 Edition
Paul Enns
Chicago
Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802411983  Amazon  Ebay

Set Apart: The Nature and Importance of Biblical Separation
Mark Sidwell
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2016 or 1998
ISBN: 9781628562583  Amazon  Ebay
Note: 1998 edition is called Dividing Line.

Bi 499: Apologetics & Worldview

3 credits

An analysis and defense of the biblical worldview, together with an analysis and refutation of secular and religious alternative worldviews. The course will equip students to defend the core biblical doctrines and refute spurious philosophical, historical, archeological and scientific claims against the Bible. The course presents a brief history of the apologetics discipline and important Christian thinkers. The course addresses significant historical and contemporary thinkers and their objections to biblical Christianity.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Next offered: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Prerequisites: Bi 350, Bi 360
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

Bi 350: Bible Doctrines

3 credits

Study of the biblical teaching concerning Scripture, God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and angels (including Satan). Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life.

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020

The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014 Edition
Paul Enns
Chicago
Moody
ISBN: 9780802411983  Amazon  Ebay

A Pictorial History of Our English Bible – 1982 Edition
David Beale
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 0890841497  Amazon  Ebay

Bi 360: Bible Doctrines

3 credits

Study of the biblical teaching concerning man, sin, salvation, the church and eschatology. Emphasis throughout is on the practical application of the teachings of the Bible to the Christian life. Particular attention is given to timely doctrinal questions.

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 4

The Moody Handbook of Theology – 2008 or 2014 Edition
Paul Enns
Chicago
Moody Publishers
ISBN: 9780802411983  Amazon  Ebay

Set Apart: The Nature and Importance of Biblical Separation
Mark Sidwell
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2016 or 1998
ISBN: 9781628562583  Amazon  Ebay
Note: 1998 edition is called Dividing Line.

Bi 499: Apologetics & Worldview

3 credits

An analysis and defense of the biblical worldview, together with an analysis and refutation of secular and religious alternative worldviews. The course will equip students to defend the core biblical doctrines and refute spurious philosophical, historical, archeological and scientific claims against the Bible. The course presents a brief history of the apologetics discipline and important Christian thinkers. The course addresses significant historical and contemporary thinkers and their objections to biblical Christianity.

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020
  • Prerequisites: Bi 350, Bi 360
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 2
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.