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The Master’s College 2015-2016 Catalog

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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

of sermonic analysis and structure. Opportunity

is afforded each student to prepare and present

expository sermons before the class. Critical analyses

are given by the professor and students.

Prerequisite:

For men only.

BMN412 Pastoral Student Ministries (3)

A study of the practical areas of ministry and church

life, with special attention given to pastoral functions

(i.e., daily schedules, priorities, leadership, team

concept, and special events).

Prerequisite: For men only.

BMN498 Ministry Area Study (2)

A concentrated study in an area of ministry, whether

it be in the local church, a parachurch organization,

etc.

BTH321 Christian Theology I (3)

A survey of Christian theology in the areas of God

(Theology Proper), the Bible (Bibliology), angels—

including Satan and demons—(Angelology), Christ

(Christology), and the Holy Spirit (Pneumatology).

BTH322 Christian Theology II (3)

A survey of Christian theology in the areas of

humanity (Anthropology), sin (Hamartiology),

salvation (Soteriology), the church (Ecclesiology),

and last things (Eschatology).

BTH327 New Testament Theology (3)

An introduction to the theory, method, and content of

New Testament theology. Various approaches to New

Testament theology will be critically appraised. Special

attention will be given to how the Old Testament

and its interpretation within second temple Judaism

formed the ideological background for New Testa-

ment theology. The content of New Testament

theology will be discussed with particular focus on

the theologies of Matthew, Luke, Paul, and John.

BTH328 Old Testament Theology (3)

A study of the distinctive viewpoints of each period

of Old Testament history with respect to the major

points of theology. It will be accomplished by means

of exegesis and collation of passages independently

of any philosophic system.

BTH337 Theology of God (3)

An in-depth study of the doctrine of God, including

His existence, names, attributes, and the Trinity.

BTH347 Theology of Angels (2)

An in-depth study of the doctrine of angels, their

origin, fall, present ministry, and their future.

BTH348 Theology of Man & Sin (3)

An in-depth study of the creation, characteristics, and

composition of human nature, the origin and na-

ture of sin, and contemporary issues in theological

anthropology and hamartiology.

BTH357 Theology of Christ (3)

An in-depth study of the doctrine of Christ, including

His birth, death, resurrection, deity, and kenosis.

BTH358 Theology of Salvation (3)

An in-depth analysis of the doctrine of salvation,

including the atonement, election, regeneration,

justification, sanctification, and perseverance.

BTH367 Theology of the Scriptures (3)

An in-depth study of the doctrines of the Bible,

including such issues as revelation, inspiration,

inerrancy, preservation, canonicity, and translations/

versions.

BTH368 Theology of the Church (3)

An in-depth study of the origin, nature, purpose,

ordinances, and government of the church, with

particular attention given to the various conceptions

of the church in the history of theology. Key contem-

porary issues in ecclesiology will be examined with

the intent of gaining biblically sound conclusions.

BTH373, 374 Historical Theology I, II (3, 3)

A study of the historical development of Christian

theology throughout the ages by tracing the origin,

development, and growth of the doctrines of the

church.

BTH376 Theology of the Church and Family (3)

A study of the nature and purpose of the church and

family as it pertains to student ministries. Included in

this course will be such topics as the government of

the church, as well as key ecclesiological issues and the

role and priority of the family in student ministries.

BTH377 Messianic Theology (3)

This course focuses on the Messianic idea as it

developed in both the Old and New Testaments. The

first half of the course will concern the “Messianic

THEOLOGY