exposed to the relationship between the Bible and natural science, social science, and the humanities, concluding with
an emphasis upon the apologetic value of the worldview to modern life.
Prerequisite: Junior status or higher.
BCW455 Christian Political Thought (3)
A study of major Catholic and Protestant political ideas from Augustine and Aquinas through the Reformers. Analysis
stresses comparison of each with Scripture.
Same as POL455.
BCW488 Problem of Evil (3)
Explanations for the existence of pain and evil.
Same as P488.
BCW498 Apologetics Area Study (2)
A concentrated study in the area of apologetics.
B101, 102 Old Testament Survey I, II (3, 3)
An introduction to the entire Old Testament, employing both thematic and exegetical methods. Literary structure,
historical background, and parallel passages are also utilized to discover the unique and priceless lessons of each book.
The Fall semester surveys Genesis through Samuel, and the Spring semester covers Kings through Malachi.
It is strongly
recommended that OTS I be taken before OTS II.
B121 Essentials of Christian Thought (3)
This course is designed to provide the first year student with the proper framework to think biblically via exploration
of inerrancy, hermeneutics, and worldview. The student will begin to form a conviction about the nature of God’s
Word, how it should be interpreted, and that every part of life and existence must be informed by truth. This sets up
the importance of the education at The Master’s University in its entire curriculum, both general education and major
courses, and helps every student understand how Christian thought builds the church and makes an eternal impact.
B201, 202 New Testament Survey I, II (3, 3)
An introduction to the books of the New Testament, with special emphasis on the life, teachings, and redemptive work
of Christ; the founding and growth of the church; and the teachings of the epistles and Revelation. On the basis of the
biblical text, parallel readings, projects, and lectures, the events and messages
of the New Testament will be portrayed
against their historical and cultural setting. The Fall semester surveys the Gospels and Acts, while the Spring semester
is devoted to the epistles and Revelation.
It is strongly recommended that NTS I be taken before NTS II.
B306 Genesis (3)
A systematic study of the Book of Beginnings in which problem areas are studied, introductory materials are given, the
best English texts are analyzed verse by verse, and devotional application is made.
B311 The Gospel of John (3)
An expository treatment of this important Gospel for the purpose of bringing out the great message of the book. Special
attention is given to theological and Christological content, along with practical truths.
B314 1 & 2 Corinthians (3)
The sequence of thought as well as the major problems in these books are carefully examined with special emphasis on
how the books intersect with our personal and corporate Christian experience.
B327 Daniel (3)
A study of the book of Daniel emphasizing not only the text of the book, but also the background and theology behind