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Theology (THEO)
Department of Theology

THEO 3063   Christian Ethics
A study of the major sources, teachings, and virtues of Christian ethics, applying these to some current issues in order to present a cogent and compelling Christian understanding of morality. Class 3. Prerequisite: BIBL 1043.

THEO 3203   Christian Apologetics
A course designed to study the factuality of biblical Christianity in relation to philosophy, science, and other religions. Attacks upon Christianity are defined and evaluated together with consideration of current debates on the strategy of defending the Christian religion. Attention is given to the place and value of Christian evidences. Class 3. Prerequisite: BIBL 1043.

THEO 4000-4001   Seminar for Life and Ministry
A seminar course that meets three times a semester, consisting of all departmental faculty and majors. Issues related to spiritual formation for ministry and biblical hermeneutics will be discussed. A BIBL or CMIN major will take the course each semester and receive credit their final full semester before graduation. Evaluation for the course will be based on accumulative participation during a student's residency. Class 0,1.

THEO 4103   Christian Doctrine I
A systematic study of the basic doctrines of Scripture, God, humanity, and sin. This course does not fulfill the Bible elective general education requirement. Class 3. Prerequisites: BIBL 1033, BIBL 1043, one 3000 level Old Testament course, one 3000 level New Testament course, and permission of instructor. (Fall)

THEO 4113   Christian Doctrine II
A systematic study of the basic doctrines of Christ, the Holy Spirit, salvation, the church, and last things. This course does not fulfill the Bible elective general education requirement. Class 3. Prerequisites: BIBL 1033, BIBL 1043, one 3000 level Old Testament course, one 3000 level New Testament course, BIBL 4103, and permission of instructor. (Spring)

THEO 4941-4993   Special Topics
Courses to be utilized for seminars and special lectures in Theology which are not offered on a regular basis. This course may be taken more than one time when the topics are different. This course does not fulfill the Bible elective general education requirement. Class 0-3. Prerequisites: BIBL 1033 and BIBL 1043.