Theology-Graduate (THOG)

THOG-501  Found/Theological Studies  6 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

THOG-505  Intro to Theology & Ethics  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

THOG-507  Theology and Ethics  3 Credits  
THOG-508  Theological Studies  3 Credits  

This course is designed mainly to expose the student to the nature and task of theology, especially to the issue of theological method. Included in theological method will be how biblical themes are interpreted in light of tradition and social/cultural contexts. Also included will be an awareness of the major fields of theological study.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

THOG-510  Systematic Theology: Christology, Anthropology, Soteriology  3 Credits  

This course explores the subject of Christ, his person and work, and the topics of humanity and salvation using both a historical and constructive approach.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

THOG-515  Intro to Narrative Theology  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

THOG-520  Systematic Theology: Pneumatology, Ecclesiology, and Eschatology  3 Credits  

This course explores the subject of the Holy Spirit, including personage and deity, and the topics of the church, nature and purpose, and eschatology, including the nature of hope and the kingdom of God using both a historical and constructive approach.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

THOG-530  Systematic Theology: Theological Method, Revelation, and Theology Proper  3 Credits  

This course explores the sources and method of theology, the topic of revelation, and the subject of God, including the Trinity and divine attributes using both a historical and constructive approach.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

THOG-532  Women in Ministry  3 Credits  
THOG-533  Ldrshp/Context Urban Min. I  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

THOG-534  Urban Ministry  3 Credits  
THOG-535  Current Religious Trends  4 Credits  
THOG-536  Contemporary Pentecostal Theology  3 Credits  

This course examines current trends and issues in Pentecostalism by critically exploring global Pentecostal Theologians and movements. The historical origin and development of Pentecostal thought in theology will also be covered.

THOG-537  Philosophical Theology  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

THOG-552  New Testament Theology  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

THOG-555  New Testament Ethics  3 Credits  
THOG-557  Historical Theology  3 Credits  

An investigation of the system of doctrine of the Christian faith with attention to the lives of the framers of early Christian doctrine; exploration of the development of Christian theology and doctrine throughout the reformation period and the twentieth century. The development of theological themes during this modern period will be discussed against the background of major events in church history and will be evaluated in terms of its relevance for the current situation of the churches.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

THOG-562  Selected Themes/Ot Theology  2-4 Credits  
THOG-565  Christianity and Society  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

THOG-567  Beauty and the Christian Life  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

THOG-570  Special Topic:  1-3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

THOG-572  Old Testament Theology  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

THOG-574  Old Testament Ethics  3 Credits  
THOG-575  Contemporary Theological Ethic  4 Credits  
THOG-582  Bibl Theo of Lv,Sex,Marr & Fam  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

THOG-584  Bibl Theo of Pwr,Wlth & Prosp  4 Credits  
THOG-586  Bibl Theo/Power,Wlth,Prosper  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Spring.

THOG-589  C.S. Lewis II  3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.

THOG-590  Seminar:  1-3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

THOG-630  Narrative Theo & Hermeneutics  3 Credits  

This course explores the implications of narrative as a way of engaging in the theological task. Particular attention is given to narrative biblical interpretation, theology, and preaching. In addition, students will become aware of the use of narrative in emerging theological voices in cultures outside the West (and minority cultures within the West), especially in Pentecostal contexts.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

THOG-633  Ldrshp/Context Urban Min. II  3 Credits  
THOG-635  Moral Issues in Old Testament  3 Credits  
THOG-640  Systematic Theology  3 Credits  

This course will introduce the student to the major loci of systematic theology, including such major topics as God, Christology, Pneumatology, Soteriology, Ecclesiology, and Eschatology. Each topic will be explored with the biblical witness, historical developments, and current issues in mind. The goal will be to provide the student with a broad basis for advanced graduate-level work in systematic theology.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

THOG-645  Theology & Ministry/Postmodern Context  3 Credits  

The cultural-linguistic turn, otherwise known as postmodernism, changes everything. This course aims to enable students to recognize the effect of postmodernity on the twin tasks of doing theology and engaging in ministry. The goal will be to explore what it means to effectively contextualize the timeless message of God's work without accommodating it to the prevailing zeitgeist. Toward this end, students will evaluate various evangelical responses to postmodernism, explore what it means to do ministry in a missional rather than institutional manner, and examine the various ways in which evangelical churches have endeavored to reinvent themselves so as to minister effectively (make disciples, image the kingdom of God) in a postmodern, post-Christian context.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall.

THOG-650  Ind. Studies: Theology and Ethics  4 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer.

THOG-670  Special Topic:  1-3 Credits  

Study in a special topic in theology and ethics.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Summer.

THOG-680  Individual Study:  1-3 Credits  

An individualized study initiated by the student who must develop a written prospectus of the proposed study and secure an appropriate sponsoring faculty member to supervise and evaluate the study. Up to a maximum of three units may be applied toward the degree requirements.

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Summer.

THOG-690  Seminar:  1-3 Credits  

Terms Typically Offered: Fall and Spring.