Course Schedule

 

Prior to the Beginning of the Course

 

Acquaint yourselves with the technology.

If you are not yet familiar with Internet research tools, practice by using Google.com to search for information on various topics.

 

Moodle

 

Introduce yourself to the others in the class on the "Student Home Page."

On the "Introductory Comments" Discussion Board, briefly state your personal goals for the course.

Briefly respond to at least one other student.

 

Prolegomena Week #1

 

Theme and Variations in a Global Horizon

 

1. Introduction and Approach

2. Revelation and the History of Religions

 

Prolegomena Week #2

 

Revelation, Scripture, and Creeds

 

3. Revelation and Scripture

4. Scripture, Creeds, and Christian Identity

 

Prolegomena Week #3 - Short Papers

 

"How do I approach thinking about what I think and believe?"

One-page papers and group discussion

 

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First Article Week #1

 

Creation

 

5. Creation Narratives: The Complex Faces of Reality

6. A Biblical, Trinitarian Theology of Creation

 

First Article Week #2

 

God and Human Being

 

7. The Trinitarian Doctrine of God

8. Anthropology: Image of God - Sin and Evil

 

First Article Week #3 - Short Papers

 

Individual one-page papers interpreting the First Article of the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed and group discussion.

 

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Second Article Week #1

 

Who is Jesus Christ?

 

9. Jesus, the Messiah

10. The Person of Jesus Christ

 

Second Article Week #2

 

What Has God Done in Jesus Christ?

 

11. Jesus Died for Our Sins according to Scripture

12. Trinitarian Theology of the Cross

 

Second Article #3 - Short Papers

 

Individual one-page papers interpreting the Second Article of the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed and group discussion.

 

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Third Article Week #1

 

The Holy Spirit, the Lord and Giver of Life

 

13. The Holy Spirit and Life

14. Word and Faith

 

Third Article Week #2

 

Word, Sacrament, and the Church

 

15. Baptism

16. Lord's Supper

 

Third Article Week #3

 

New Life in the Spirit

 

17. Forgiveness of Sins and Life in the Gospel

18. Life in Communion with the Triune God

 

Third Article Week #4 - Short Papers

 

Individual one-page papers interpreting the Second Article of the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed and group discussion.

 

Final Week

 

Post, read, and discuss papers

 

Four Short Papers: Final Version Due - Second Day of the Week

 

Major Paper Due- Fifth Day of the Week

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