Academic Information: Courses of Study
Exegetical Theology
New Testament Greek Readings.    1 credit
A course designed to apply the principles learned in New Testament Greek and facilitate the mastery of the language of the New Testament through reading selected portions of its text.

New Testament Introduction.    2 credits
An introductory study of the origin, authorship, purpose and reliability of the New Testament writings with special attention devoted to their literary design and individual and corporate unity.

Old Testament Introduction.    3 credits
An introductory study of the origin, authorship, purpose and reliability of the Old Testament writings with special attention devoted to their literary design and individual and corporate unity.

Principles of Biblical Interpretation.    3 credits
A history and study of the hermeneutical techniques and their application to the Scriptures, including the methods of Textual Analysis.

Genesis.    2 credits
A study of the origin, thought and doctrinal content of the book of Genesis.

Joshua.    1 credit
A study of the Book of Joshua, its historical significance, spiritual significance and its practical application in our current day world. The course is based on determining and evaluating the significant acts of God in this book.

Samuel, Kings, and Chronicles.    2 credits
A comparative study of this history of the nation of Israel as recorded in these accounts.

Ezra-Nehemiah, Esther & Job.    1 credit
An inquiry into the structure, content and meaning of these important Post-Exilic books emphasizing the impact of the exile upon Hebrew culture.

Isaiah.    2 credits
An exegetical study of the book of Isaiah, theories of its development and its impact upon the New Testament.

Old Testament Wisdom Literature.    2 credits
A study of selected portions of the Wisdom Books of the Old Testament, their thought, content and implications for today.

Gospel of Matthew from a Synoptic Perspective.    2 credits
An analysis of the gospel of Mathew in the light of its similarity to Mark and Luke. Also questions concerning the roots and priority of the Synoptic Gospels.

Gospel of Mark.    2 credits
An in-depth analysis of the most concise Gospel with an emphasis on sound and segmentation.

Gospel of Luke.    2 credits
An in-dept analysis of the Third Gospel with an emphasis on sound and segmentation.

Gospel of John.    2 credits
An exegetical study of the text of the Fourth Gospel emphasizing its structure and composition

Acts of Apostles
.    2 credits
The historical account of the rise of the Church according to Luke is examined in the light of its doctrinal and theological contents.

Romans.    2 credits
Exegesis and interpretation of portions of the epistle emphasizing its doctrinal content and theology.

Corinthian Epistles.    1 credit
An exegetical study of Apostle Paulís letters to the congregation in Corinth.

Galatians. 1 credit
An exegetical study of Paulís epistle to the Galatians and its relevance to the preaching of the Gospel today.

Ephesians/Colossians.    1 credit
An exegetical study of the Apostle Paul's letters to the congregations in Ephesus, Colossae.

Pastoral Epistles. 1 credit
An investigation of the thought and doctrinal content of the epistles and a comparison with undisputed Pauline literature to answer questions concerning their Pauline authorship and exegesis study of the books.

General Epistles and Hebrews.    2 credits
A study of the content of each of the letters emphasizing the uniqueness of thought in their respective authors.

Hebrew I.    3 credits
A study of the elementary grammar of the language of the Old Testament.

Hebrew II.    3 credits
An analysis of advanced syntax based upon the principles learned in Hebrew I.

Jeremiah-Lamentations.    2 credits
A study of the prophecy given through the prophet Jeremiah and the laments traditionally accredited to him.

Daniel.    1 credit
An introduction to the genre of apocalyptic literature including the various interpretations of the book today.

Minor Prophets.    2 credits
A study of the structure, content, historical significance and apocalyptic interpretations of the "minor" prophetical books of the Old Testament.

Philippians, Thessalonians and Philemon.    2 credits
An exegetical study of the letters to the congregations at Philippi and Thessalonica together with Paul's personal letter to Philemon.

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