Courses: Biblical Studies

 

RELB 226 Old Testament Survey 

Credits: 3

A survey of the Old Testament providing an overview of the significant historical events and people whom God called into a covenant relationship with Himself. Special emphasis is placed on the Creation and fall, the calling of Israel, the Exodus and Conquest, the Monarchy and Exile and the Return of the exiles. Developing an appropriate understanding of the God revealed in this time period. Spring semester.

RELB 246 Sanctuary and Salvation 

Credits: 3

A study of the biblical teaching of salvation in the books of Leviticus, Daniel, Hebrews, and Revelation through the events and offices of the earthly sanctuary and their relationships to the sacrifice of Christ and the heavenly fulfillments in Christ’s ministry. Fall semester.

RELB 255    Jesus and the Gospels 

Credits: 3

A study of the life, ministry and teachings of Jesus, with applications for daily living, based upon an inductive study of the four gospels. Fall/spring semester.

RELB 325 Prophets                    

Credits: 3

Exegetical study of selected Old Testament prophets. Emphasizes the eternal principles of their messages as applied to present-day conditions. Spring semester.

RELB 326 Old Testament Survey 

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: Theology major
A survey of the Old Testament providing an overview of the significant historical

events and people whom God called into a covenant relationship with Himself. Special emphasis is placed on the Creation and fall, the calling of Israel, the Exodus and Conquest, the Monarchy and Exile and the Return of the exiles. Developing an appropriate understanding of the God revealed in this time period. Spring semester.

RELB 335 New Testament Epistles 

Credits: 3

An inductive study of the book of Acts and the letters of the New Testament using selected passages to illustrate themes of New Testament thought.
Spring semester.

RELB 348 Daniel (WR) 

Credits: 3

An introduction to the narrative and prophetic portions of the book of Daniel rooted in its historical context, emphasizing the spiritual and prophetic applications relevant to Christian leadership and life. Fall semester.

RELB 349 Revelation 

Credits: 3

An introduction to apocalyptic literature and an inductive study of the book of Revelation within the context of Christian history and the church today.
Spring semester.

RELB 360 Interpretation of Romans 

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: ENGL 112
Examines the interpretation of Romans within its socio-cultural context. This

includes interpretation by the initial readers, and theological interpretation of Romans in relation to our contemporary world. Spring semester.

RELB/LITR 366 Biblical Literature (WR) 

Credits: 3

Prerequisites: ENGL 112 and LITR 232 or 235, or permission of the instructor
A survey of the Bible’s literary masterpieces from an archetypal perspective.

Literary patterns, techniques, and terminology are applied to Bible writers and their writings. May be used to meet RELB or LITR general education requirements but not both. Fall semester, alternate years.

 

 


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