Exposition of Deuteronomy – Onsite May-June 2023 Intensive Course

Exposition of Deuteronomy (OT534, 3 Credits, Onsite)
24 May – 1 June 2023 (from Wednesday through the following Thursday, excluding Saturday and Sunday)
9.00 am-5.00 pm

An expositional study of the book of Deuteronomy with attention to genre and structure, historical setting, purpose, biblical theology, major themes of the book, and relevance for life and ministry.

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Old Testament Narratives – Online Day Course

Old Testament Narratives (OT510, 3 Credits, Online)
13 January – 12 May 2023, Fridays, 1.30 pm-4.30 pm

An expositional study of the Pentateuch and the Historical books of the Old Testament (Genesis through Esther), giving attention to the covenant motif and theological themes.  Emphasis will also be given to the interpretation of narrative genre with attention to various elements such as literary, historical, political, and cultural contexts as well as relationship to the New Testament.
Prerequisite: BS510 Bible Study Methods and Hermeneutics.

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Biblical Hebrew 2: Exegesis Using Tools – Onsite Day Course

#Biblical Hebrew 2: Exegesis Using Tools (OT502, 3 Credits, Onsite)
13 January – 12 May 2023, Fridays, 9.00 am-12.00 pm

Learn principles and skills involved in exegetical work, and how to apply Hebrew study tools to narrative literature, particularly in the book of Ruth.  These principles and methods of exegesis will also be applied to selected passages from other genres in the Old Testament.
Prerequisite: OT501 Biblical Hebrew 1 Elementary Hebrew.

 [Course limited to program students and visiting credit students only. This class is not part of the 30 ON 30 promotion.]

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Honor, Shame, Guilt, and Sin – Online Day Course

Honor, Shame, Guilt, and Sin (IS523, 3 Credits, Online)
12 January – 12 May 2023, Thursdays, 1.30 pm-4.30 pm

This course helps students understand the complexities of human, cultural and psychological realities related to honour, shame, guilt and sin, with the goal of integrating cultural and psychological understandings with biblical understanding and theology. These help with the communication of the gospel in a manner that is intelligible, subjectively relevant and meaningful to people of specific cultures.  Students will also look at honour, shame, guilt and sin from multiple theoretical perspectives and how they as a psycho-social-cultural construct affect human functioning.

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Christian Marriage & Family in Asia – Concurrent Day Course

Christian Marriage & Family in Asia (LF560, 3 Credits, Concurrent)
12 January – 12 May 2023, Thursdays, 1.30 pm-4.30 pm

This course provides major biblical foundations and precepts relating to Christian marriage and family life.  Drawing from extensive research on healthy marriages and families, the course also explores a survey of existing major research findings of cultural values and contemporary challenges in marriage and family among representative Asian cultural groups to promote biblically healthy (the Trinitarian Model) marriages and families.

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