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Exegetical Theology

BI11 Old Testament Introduction

Prof. John Miller

Covers issues related to the canon and text of the Old Testament. Deals with genre, background, authorship, date, recipients, and contents of Old Testament books. Introduces the student to critical views.

Password: 722BC

BI13 New Testament Introduction

Dr. Richard Barcellos

Covers issues related to the canon and text of the New Testament. Deals with genre, background, authorship, date, recipients, and contents of New Testament books. Introduces the student to critical views and Synoptic issues.

Password: CBTS1689

BI14 Biblical Hermeneutics

Dr. Richard Barcellos

Covers principles of Reformed hermeneutics, history of hermeneutics, sources of hermeneutical principles, canonical structure and hermeneutics, biblical genres and hermeneutics, the Bible’s interpretation of the Bible, biblical theology and hermeneutics, typology, and contemporary issues.

Password: 1677

BI41 Reliability of NT Documents & Textual Criticism

Dr. James White

In this study we will examine the reliability of the New Testament tradition as a whole and introduce the subject of the textual criticism of the manuscripts of the New Testament. Sound, accurate knowledge in this area is a ministerial and apologetic must.

Password: CBGM

NT31 Life & Theology of Paul

Dr. Sam Waldron

This course covers the life, ministry, and theology of the Apostle Paul. It also analyzes the current state of Pauline studies and discusses such issues as Paul and the Old Testament and Paul and the Law.

Password: cbts1689

NT41 EXPOSITION OF ROMANS

Dr. Sam Waldron

This course offers an expository survey of Paul’s Epistle to the Romans.  Focus will be placed on the exposition of Romans 1-11.  Occasional excurses will focus attention on individual texts and theological issues of particular importance.

Password: 1689

BT11 Biblical Theology I

Dr. Richard Barcellos

Introduces the discipline of Biblical Theology. Covers its place and function in the encyclopedia of theology, a brief history, a working definition, various models and practitioners, and hermeneutics and Biblical Theology.

Password: CBTS1689

BT12 Biblical Theology II

Dr. Richard Barcellos

Reviews and continues the study of the discipline of Biblical Theology. Focuses on the progressive, organic, Christo-telic unfolding of Special Revelation in light of the entire canon of Scripture. Concludes with examples of biblical-theological exegesis with the goal of preaching.

Password: JohnOwen

BT42 The Decalogue &
the Sabbath in
Redemptive History

Dr. Jon English Lee

This course surveys the biblical, theological, and historical data relevant to the moral law of God, paying particular attention to the Sabbath in the scope of redemptive history.

Password: 1677

NT21 Intermediate Greek: Syntax & Exegesis

Prof. Michael Emadi

Advanced study of Greek syntax with application to the translation and analysis of the Greek New Testament and other early Christian literature. The instructor will guide students toward achieving a basic reading competence in the Koine (or Hellenistic) Greek language.

Password: Josephus

Historical Theology

HT11 Historical Theology I, Early Church

Dr. Sam Waldron

This course provides a prolegomena to the study of historical theology, an overview of the expansion of Christianity in the early church period, a discussion of the doctrinal significance of the Apostolic Fathers, and a consideration of the two great developments in the history of doctrine in the early church period: the recognition of the canon and Trinitarianism.

Password: Augustine

HT12 Historical Theology II, Medieval/Reformation Church

Dr. Sam Waldron

This course considers the life of Augustine and the major developments in the area of the application of salvation flowing from the epochal of that church father through the Medieval and Reformation periods beginning in the 5th century and continuing into the 17th century.

Password: cbts1689

HT13 Historical Theology III, Modern Church

Dr. Sam Waldron

This course considers the history of the modern church and the major developments in the church during the Enlightenment and Post-Enlightenment.  Includes developments in the areas of the doctrine of the church, the relation of church and state, eschatology, the modern missionary movement, and the charismatic movement as well as the origins and rise of Reformed Baptists in the 20th century.  

Password: Machen

HT14 Historical Theology IV, The Baptists

Dr. Tom Nettles

Covers historical theology of the Baptists from the seventeenth century to the present.

Password: cbts1689

HT15 Historical Theology Overview

Dr. Tom Nettles

This course in History of Theology gives an introduction to and survey of the major questions and resultant ideas in the history of the development of Christian doctrine from the immediate post-Apostolic writers to the present.

Password: history

HT41 The Puritans in Context

Dr. Jim Renihan

An introduction to Puritanism in contexts of the ecclesiastical and civil struggles of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and the place of the movement in the church’s theological development.

Password: 1689HT41

HT42 The Life & Theology of Benjamin Keach

Drs. Tom Hicks & Chris Holmes

This course is designed to provide students with a greater understanding of the life and theology of Benjamin Keach. Particular attention will be given to Keach’s theological convictions and his pastoral ministry and preaching. 

Password: horselydown

HT44 Jonathan Edwards and Andrew Fuller

Dr. Tom Nettles

Designed to give the student a working knowledge of the lives, ministries, contributions, and theological system of Jonathan Edwards and Andrew Fuller. Also, the student will be led to see the powerful influence that Edwards had on the thinking and system of Fuller.

Password: kettering

HT45 Historical Origins of Baptist Covenant Theology

Dr. Sam Renihan

This course provides a prolegomena to the study of historical theology, an overview of the expansion of Christianity in the early church period, a discussion of the doctrinal significance of the Apostolic Fathers, and a consideration of the two great developments in the history of doctrine in the early church period: the recognition of the canon and Trinitarianism.

Password: 1677

systematic Theology

ST14 Symbolics

Dr. Sam Waldron

A survey of the historical background, original sources, doctrinal content, and biblical basis of the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith.

Password: cbts1689

ST15 Systematic Theology: A Biblical and Confessional Overview

Dr. Sam Waldron

This course is intended to provide an overview of all the major loci of Systematic Theology emphasizing confessional definitions and scriptural support for major Christian doctrines.

Password: CBTS1689

ST21 Introduction to Systematic Theology and Apologetics

Dr. Sam Waldron

Surveys the issue of theological method, provides an introduction to and defense of systematic theology, and furnishes a historical survey, exegetical approach, and systematic development of Christian apologetics.

Password: 1677

ST22 Doctrine of the Word

Dr. Sam Waldron

Includes an overview of the entire doctrine of revelation beginning with revelation in general, proceeding to redemptive revelation, concluding with a treatment of the doctrine of Scripture which examines both its major attributes and the issue of the canon.

Password: 1677

ST23 Doctrine of God

Dr. Sam Waldron

This course focuses on the being, attributes, Trinity, and decree of God.

Password: 1677

ST24 Doctrine of Man & Ethics

Dr. Sam Waldron

This course covers the origin, identity, constitution, and free agency of man; man’s original relationship with God and integrity before God; the creation ordinances; the Fall; actual, original, and imputed sin; the consequences of sin; common grace, and ethics in light of man’s creation.

Password: imagodei

ST25 Doctrine of Christ & Salvation

Dr. Sam Waldron

A treatment of both the person and work of Christ.  The treatment of the person of Christ includes study of the deity, humanity, personality, and sinlessness of our Lord.  The treatment of the work of Christ includes study of the necessity, nature, and extent of His atonement.  This course also includes a study of the backdrop and overview of the ordo salutis.

Password: Redeemed

ST26 Doctrine of the Church

Dr. Sam Waldron

Provides a comprehensive overview of the doctrine of the church. Includes discussion of its nature and identity, its origin and institution, its authority and government, its corporate worship, mission, tasks, and ordinances, its relationship to other divine institutions (the family and the state), and its ultimate goal and destiny.

Password: cbts1689

ST27 Doctrine of Last Things

Dr. Sam Waldron

Begins with a survey of eschatological thought in the history of the Church. The major structural considerations for an understanding of redemptive history (including the already/not yet, the kingdom of God, and the millennium) are considered. Finally, special questions are treated, including the gospel age, the imminence of Christ’s second coming, the resurrection, and the eternal state.

Password: CBTS1689

ST41 Reformed Baptist Covenant Theology

Dr. Fred Malone

The purpose of this course is to teach the Covenant Theology which Baptists have held in the past, both biblically and historically. Modern-day issues which affect Covenantal Baptists today will be examined in due course: paedobaptism, paedocommunion, theonomy, hyper-covenantalism, the New Perspective, New Covenant Theology, etc. The implications for a robust Reformed Baptist Covenant Theology will be explored in matters of evangelism, sanctification, ecclesiology, sacraments, eschatology, pastoral ministry, etc.

Password: Coxe

ST43 Polemics

Dr. James White

Interacts with current issues such as Islam, Mormonism, the new Atheism, and Roman Catholicism.

Password: DrOakley

ST44 Questions in Eschatology

Dr. Sam Waldron

This course builds on ST27 which surveyed the history of eschatological thought in the church; the major structural considerations involved in selecting a system of eschatology; and the special questions which arise with regard to the present age, the intermediate state, the resurrection, and the eternal state. ST44 takes up a number of important questions currently debated among evangelicals regard eschatology including issues related to its theological importance, its hermeneutical approach, its didactic implications for the church in the present age, the future of the ethnic Jews, and the climax of world history in the eschaton.

Password: EQ1689

ST46 Hyper-Calvinism & The Free Offer of the Gospel

Drs. Sam Waldron and Curt Daniel

The content of this course overviews the history and theology of Hyper-Calvinism and provides a refutation of it taking into account its re-emergence in movements in the 20th Century.

Password: 1689Doctrine

ST49 Biblical Assessment of the Social Justice Movement

Dr. Tom Ascol

This course is an evaluation of the literature and ideologies that are being promoted under the modern social justice movement. Biblical, theological, and historical assessments of the movement will be considered from a confessional framework. Applications to church and culture will be explored.

Password: Ascol

Practical Theology

PT11 Introduction to Pastoral Theology I

Dr. Fred Malone

Focuses on the man whom God calls to the work of pastoral ministry in a local church. The nature of that call and of the qualifications for the office of pastor/elder/bishop are examined. The relationship of pastoral theology to the other theological disciplines with emphasis on the Christological center of pastoral ministry is explored.

Password: cbts1689

PT12 Introduction to Pastoral Theology II

Dr. Fred Malone

Focuses upon the work of pastoral ministry, including preaching, teaching, prayer, evangelism, counseling, leadership and administration. The theological foundation for these responsibilities is explored with emphasis on the gospel-centeredness of each.

Password: 1689

PT13 Preaching I

Dr. Tom Ascol

This course is an introduction to biblical preaching. The importance of preaching in pastoral ministry, its biblical basis, and the principles involved in the preparation and delivery of sermons will be investigated.

Password: lloydjones

PT14 Preaching II

Dr. Chris Holmes

Continuation of PT13 with practicum.

Password: inseason

PT15 History of Preaching and Preachers

Dr. Chris Holmes

Survey of the life and ministries of some of the most well-known preachers in the history of the church.

Password: 1689Cbts

PT16 Pastoral Counseling

J. Ryan Davidson

A survey and introduction to the role of the pastor as a counselor of God’s people using the Word of God. The course will survey theological, historical, and practical areas related to pastoral counseling and will focus on the use of the Scriptures in the counseling ministry of the church. 

Password: Scalpel

PT17 Biblical Spirituality

Dr. Michael Haykin

Turning-points in the History of Christian Spirituality. Study of the personal, spiritual disciplines of the Christian life and their place in the pastor’s life and ministry.

Password: Diognetus

PT18 Law & Gospel in Pastoral Ministry

Dr. Fred Malone

All men are either under the covenant of law or the covenant of grace. For this reason, pastoral work must understand the implications of each covenant for all men. The purpose of this course is to explore the law/gospel covenants and dynamics for effective pastoral care, preaching, counseling, etc.

Password: 1677

PT19 Preaching Christ from All of Scripture

Dr. Fred Malone

The study of “preaching Jesus Christ in all the Scriptures” requires (1) a brief survey of the specific hermeneutics most applicable to the task, (2) the theological doctrines which justify such a task, and (3) the application of these issues to the practice of the task.

Password: imperative

PT21 Introduction to Evangelism & Missions

Prof. John Miller

Study of the history, theology, and practice of evangelism, church planting and missions.

Password: Fuller

Other Resources

NT Biblical Theology

Stephen Garrick

WR11 Writing & Research

Dr. Chris Holmes

This course is designed to teach the basic concepts of academic writing and to familiarize students with the full scope of the writing process.  Students will receive instruction enabling them to produce written assignments which employ critical, analytical, and research skills.  The assigned writing experiences will culminate in the production of a properly organized, mechanically sound, and fully documented research paper. 

Password: CBTS1689

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