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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.

Th 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 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Aug. 29–Oct. 15, 2022

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

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

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

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

Set Apart: The Nature and Importance of Biblical Separation – 2016 Edition
Mark Sidwell
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781628562583

A book selected by the student from a list of doctrinal expository works

Th 490: Themes in Theology & Apologetics

3 credits

An overview of the story of Scripture, a survey of selected major doctrines and a primer in basic apologetics. Particular emphasis on understanding how to communicate the truth of the Bible to both believers and unbelievers.

  • Dates: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Aug. 29–Oct. 15, 2022

Thy Word Is Truth – 1963 Edition
E. J. Young
Banner of Truth
ISBN: 9780851511726

The Knowledge of the Holy
A. W. Tozer
ISBN: 9781626309906

More Than a Carpenter – 2009 Edition
Josh McDowell
Tyndale Momentum
ISBN: 9781414326276

A Little Primer on Humble Apologetics – 2006 Edition
James Sire
IVP
ISBN: 9780830833825

Th 499: Worldview & Apologetics

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 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Next offered: Aug. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Prerequisites: Th 350, Ph 200
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

Th 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: Aug. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022
  • Next offered: May 8–June 24, 2023

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

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

Th 490: Themes in Theology & Apologetics

3 credits

An overview of the story of Scripture, a survey of selected major doctrines and a primer in basic apologetics. Particular emphasis on understanding how to communicate the truth of the Bible to both believers and unbelievers.

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

Thy Word Is Truth – 1963 Edition
E. J. Young
Banner of Truth
ISBN: 9780851511726

The Knowledge of the Holy
A. W. Tozer
ISBN: 9781626309906

More Than a Carpenter – 2009 Edition
Josh McDowell
Tyndale Momentum
ISBN: 9781414326276

A Little Primer on Humble Apologetics – 2006 Edition
James Sire
IVP
ISBN: 9780830833825

Th 499: Worldview & Apologetics

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: Aug. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022
  • Next offered: May 8–June 24, 2023
  • Prerequisites: Th 350, Ph 200
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

Th 103: Creation Apologetics

3 credits

In partnership with Answers to Genesis, this course is an introduction to biblical doctrine applied to current apologetic and worldview issues. The course discusses key topics including what apologetics is, the authority of Scripture and how Genesis lays a foundation for the Gospel message. It adequately prepares the student to defend and explain the scientific validity and theological necessity of a 6-day creation within the context of the Christian faith.

  • Dates: Oct. 17–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 14, 2022
  • Next offered: Jan. 16–Mar. 4, 2023

Apologetics: A Justification of Christian Belief – 2015 Edition
John M. Frame
P & R Publishing
ISBN: 9781596389380
Note: See https://www.amazon.com/Apologetics-Justification-Christian-John-Frame/dp/1596389389

Th 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: Oct. 17–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Oct. 14, 2022
  • Next offered: May 8–June 24, 2023

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

Set Apart: The Nature and Importance of Biblical Separation – 2016 Edition
Mark Sidwell
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781628562583

A book selected by the student from a list of doctrinal expository works

Th 103: Creation Apologetics

3 credits

In partnership with Answers to Genesis, this course is an introduction to biblical doctrine applied to current apologetic and worldview issues. The course discusses key topics including what apologetics is, the authority of Scripture and how Genesis lays a foundation for the Gospel message. It adequately prepares the student to defend and explain the scientific validity and theological necessity of a 6-day creation within the context of the Christian faith.

  • Dates: Jan. 16–Mar. 4, 2023
  • Register by: Jan. 13, 2023

Apologetics: A Justification of Christian Belief – 2015 Edition
John M. Frame
P & R Publishing
ISBN: 9781596389380
Note: See https://www.amazon.com/Apologetics-Justification-Christian-John-Frame/dp/1596389389

Th 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 8–June 24, 2023
  • Register by: May 5, 2023
  • Next offered: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023

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

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

Th 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 8–June 24, 2023
  • Register by: May 5, 2023
  • Next offered: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023

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

Set Apart: The Nature and Importance of Biblical Separation – 2016 Edition
Mark Sidwell
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781628562583

A book selected by the student from a list of doctrinal expository works

Th 499: Worldview & Apologetics

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 8–June 24, 2023
  • Register by: May 5, 2023
  • Next offered: June 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Prerequisites: Th 350, Ph 200
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

Th 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 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023

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

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

Th 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 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023

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

Set Apart: The Nature and Importance of Biblical Separation – 2016 Edition
Mark Sidwell
Greenville, SC
BJU Press
ISBN: 9781628562583

A book selected by the student from a list of doctrinal expository works

Th 499: Worldview & Apologetics

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 26–Aug. 12, 2023
  • Register by: June 23, 2023
  • Prerequisites: Th 350, Ph 200
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.