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THE 243 Introduction to Theology (3 credits)

Course Description

This course is a survey of the classical categories of Christian thought concerning Theology Proper (i.e., divinity), Christology, Pneumatology, Soteriology, Anthropology (insofar as it determines Soteriology), Ecclesiology, and Eschatology.

Learning Results

This course will:
• Provide a review of the following branches of Christian Systematic Theology—Theology Proper (Trinity), Christology, Anthropology, Pneumatology, Soteriology, Ecclesiology, and Eschatology
• Distinguish Systematic Theology from Biblical, Historical, and Pastoral/Practical Theology
• Present the various Christian approaches to the topics
• Offer the consensus and divisions of approach
• Stimulate possible applications of doctrines

Textbooks

Learning Documentation

This course includes discussion topics, checkpoints, internet research, quizzes, papers, and a final project.

Learning Evaluation

The individual assignments are worth between 25 and 50 points, with the quizzes and the papers worth 50 points each, and the final project worth 200 points, for a total of 1000 points for the course.

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