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Theology Course Description(s)

THEO2105 Introduction to Christian Theology (3)

A study of the essential doctrines of the Christian faith in systematic form. The underlying foundation will be biblical faith, with special emphasis given to the interpretation of the Wesleyan-Arminian tradition. This course is designed for general students. Corequisites: BIBL1105

THEO3595 Theology of the Church (3)

An advanced study of ecclesiology exploring the relationship between communal worship, Christian belief, and ethics. The course will also explore the biblical and theological background of various Christian traditions, the relationship of the Church to culture, current ecclesiological shifts, and the trajectory of the Church in a postmodern culture. Prerequisites: THEO2105, Program admission.

THEO4245 Theology of Holiness (3)

An extended study of the theology of entire sanctification. Emphasis will be given to its biblical and historical background, especially as developed by John Wesley and the Wesleyan holiness tradition. Prerequisites: THEO2105

THEO4535 Christian Theology I (3)

An advanced systematic study of the Christian faith from a Wesleyan perspective, with particular reference to historical development and contemporary understanding. The subjects include theological methodology, revelation and inspiration, the trinitarian God, humanity, and sin. Prerequisites: THEO2105, Program admission.

THEO4545 Christian Theology II (3)

An advanced systematic study of the Christian faith from a Wesleyan perspective, with particular reference to historical development and contemporary understanding. The subjects include christology, soteriology, pneumatology, christian ethics, and eschatology. Prerequisites: THEO2105, THEO4535, Program admission.

THEO4905 Senior Capstone in Ministry (1)

The course evaluates how students in the online Christian Ministry program have integrated theology and ministry practice through the use of case studies. The case studies will provide a context for faculty to assess whether students have integrated the university outcomes in their understanding of Christian ministry. Prerequisites: Program admission.