BIBC 215 – History of Christianity (3)
A study of the history of Christendom from the second century to the present. This includes the Roman Catholic movement and its various institutions and Protestantism from the Reformation to the present, including its various manifestations. (3 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of even-numbered years.
BIBC 221 – Baptist Heritage (3)
A study of the Baptist distinctives, the governmental structure of a New Testament church, and a survey of New Testament Christianity from the time of the Apostles to the present. Prerequisites: BIBI 111 and 112. (3 credit hours) Offered every semester.
BIBC 230 – Christian Life, Leadership, and Evangelism (3)
Focuses on Christian leadership qualities of character and the importance of mentoring in the local church, business, and other settings. Subjects include business, personal, and social ethics, integrity, truthfulness, and biblical confrontation. Prerequisites: BIBI 111 and 112. (3 credit hours) Offered every semester.
BIBC 233 – Modern Creationary Thought (3)
A survey of the scientific and biblical evidence which supports creationism, including a critique of evolution and discussions of escriptions catastrophism versus unitarianism and of the young age of the earth versus an ancient earth. Prerequisites: BIBI 111 and 112. (3 credit hours) Offered online only.
BIBC 240 – Holy Land Studies (2)
Occasionally Maranatha sponsors a two-week trip to the Holy Land. Advanced reading and post trip writing add to the onsite lectures and the experience of being in Israel. Prerequisites: BIBI 111 and 112 (2 credit hours) Offered as needed.