Systematic Theology – GST

GST 510 – Systematic Theology Prolegomena (1)

An introduction to the discipline of Systematic Theology and to theological research and writing. (1 credit hour)

GST 520 – Dispensationalism and Hermeneutics (3)

A study of the dispensations and covenants, the relationship between law and grace, and dispensationalism as a hermeneutical method. The course includes a study of the history, theory, and practical use of grammatical-historical interpretation. (3 credit hours)

GST 530 – Apologetics and Worldviews (3)

A study of the defense and validity of the Christian theistic world view, including its biblical base, and an evaluation of and appropriate responses to major arguments set forth by opponents to Christianity. (3 credit hours) Offered every Spring semester.

GST 600 – Theological Systems (3)

An analysis of the various theological systems in America, beginning with early Puritanism and continuing to the current era, with a special emphasis on current theological trends. (3 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of odd-numbered years.

GST 605 – Logic for Theology (3)

A study of the elements of effective thinking designed to enable students to accurately evaluate the soundness of written and spoken theological assertions (both their own and others’), including a discussion of the logical fallacies that render an argument invalid. (3 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of even-numbered years.

GST 611 – Systematic Theology 1 (2)

A systematic study of the doctrines of Bibliology and Theology Proper in the Old and New Testaments. (2 credit hours) Offered Spring semester of odd-numbered years.

GST 612 – Systematic Theology 2 (3)

A systematic study of the doctrines of Christology and Pneumatology in the Old and New Testaments. (3 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of even-numbered years.

GST 613 – Systematic Theology 3 (3)

A systematic study of the doctrines of Anthropology, Hamartiology and Soteriology in the Old and New Testaments. (3 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of odd-numbered years.

GST 614 – Systematic Theology 4 (3)

A systematic study of the doctrines of Eschatology, Angelology and Ecclesiology in the Old and New Testaments. (3 credit hours) Offered Spring semester of even-numbered years.

GST 620 – Contemporary Theology (2)

An analysis of various current issues in theology with an emphasis on those theological trends which most affect Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism. (2 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of even-numbered years.

GST 630 – Theology of Holiness (3)

A study of holiness in the Old and New Testaments. This course will examine the biblical words for holiness and their meanings. It will seek to develop a thorough theology of God’s holiness and the application of His holiness to the lives and service of believers and to the ministry of New Testament churches. (3 credit hours) Offered Fall semester of odd-numbered years.

GST 710 – Theology of the Kingdom (3)

A biblical theology of the kingdom, with special emphasis on the role which kingdom theology plays in Progressive Dispensationalism and in more traditional dispensational thought. (3 credit hours) Offered Spring semester of even-numbered years.

GST 720 – Reformation Theology (2)

A study of the theological positions of the major segments of the Reformation, along with an examination of their arguments and antagonists. (2 credit hours)

GST 780 – Graduate Seminar in Theology (2)

Current theological topics are examined and investigated. Students are encouraged to select topics of interest to them for inclusion in this course. (2 credit hours)

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