Courses

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67 Results
Code
Course
Credits
SWBLI 5111

Old Testament I

(SWBLI 5111)
An introduction to each Old Testament book with emphasis on historical issues, theological interpretations, and contemporary applications. Pentateuch, Joshua, and Judges.
2
SWBLI 5112

Old Testament II

(SWBLI 5112)
An introduction to each Old Testament book with emphasis on historical issues, theological interpretations, and contemporary applications. The historical books from Ruth through Esther, and the Wisdom Literature from Job through the Song of Solomon.
2.0
SWBLI 5113

Old Testament III

(SWBLI 5113)
An introduction to each Old Testament book with emphasis on historical issues, theological interpretations, and contemporary applications. The prophetic books from Isaiah through Malachi.
2.0
SWBLI 5211

New Testament I

(SWBLI 5211)
An introduction to the Gospels. These writings will be studied in terms of historical setting, religious background, literary composition, theological message, and interrelationship with the Old Testament.
2
SWBLI 5212

New Testament II

(SWBLI 5212)
An introduction to Acts and the Pauline Letters. These writings will be studied in terms of historical setting, religious background, literary composition, theological message, and interrelationship with the Old Testament.
2.0
SWBLI 5213

New Testament III

(SWBLI 5213)
An introduction to the General Letters and Revelation. These writings will be studied in terms of historical setting, religious background, literary composition, theological message, and interrelationship with the Old Testament.
2.0
SWBIT 5111

Biblical Interpretation

(SWBIT 5111)
An introduction to the nature of the Bible; the definition of and need for hermeneutics; a survey of historical and contemporary hermeneutical approaches; the principles of a grammatical-historical-theological-practical approach; and case studies of biblical passages that illustrate the principles.
2
SWBLA 5111

Old Testament Hebrew I

(SWBLA 5111)
The fundamentals of biblical Hebrew including vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and syntax for the purpose of translating and interpreting the Old Testament text. Language courses are demanding and may require significantly more individual study time. For students taking this course online, a PC computer with one of the following Windows operating systems is required: Windows 98, 2000, NT, ME, XP, Vista, or Windows 7. The software used in this course requires a PC operating system.
2
SWBLA 5112

Old Testament Hebrew II

(SWBLA 5112)
The fundamentals of biblical Hebrew including vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and syntax for the purpose of translating and interpreting the Old Testament text. Language courses are demanding and may require significantly more individual study time. For students taking this course online, a PC computer with one of the following Windows operating systems is required: Windows 98, 2000, NT, ME, XP, Vista, or Windows 7. The software used in this course requires a PC operating system.
2.0
SWBLA 5113

Old Testament Hebrew III

(SWBLA 5113)
The fundamentals of biblical Hebrew including vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and syntax for the purpose of translating and interpreting the Old Testament text. Language courses are demanding and may require significantly more individual study time. For students taking this course online, a PC computer with one of the following Windows operating systems is required: Windows 98, 2000, NT, ME, XP, Vista, or Windows 7. The software used in this course requires a PC operating system.
2.0
SWBLA 4211

Elementary Greek I

(SWBLA 4211)
Two accelerated courses combined as an introduction to the Greek language in preparation for the exegesis of the Greek New Testament. Language courses are demanding and may require significantly more individual study time.
3
SWBLA 4212

Elementary Greek II

(SWBLA 4212)
Two accelerated courses combined as an introduction to the Greek language in preparation for the exegesis of the Greek New Testament. Language courses are demanding and may require significantly more individual study time.
3.0
SWBLA 5211

New Testament Greek I

(SWBLA 5211)
Advanced grammar with exegesis of the Greek New Testament. Three consecutive terms must be taken to receive credit for this course. Student should stay in the same section for all three terms. Language courses are demanding and may require significantly more individual study time.
2.0
SWBLA 5212

New Testament Greek II

(SWBLA 5212)
Advanced grammar with exegesis of the Greek New Testament. Three consecutive terms must be taken to receive credit for this course. Student should stay in the same section for all three terms. Language courses are demanding and may require significantly more individual study time.
2.0
SWBLA 5213

New Testament Greek III

(SWBLA 5213)
Advanced grammar with exegesis of the Greek New Testament. Three consecutive terms must be taken to receive credit for this course. Student should stay in the same section for all three terms. Language courses are demanding and may require significantly more individual study time.
2.0
SWBIT 5211

Biblical Backgrounds

(SWBIT 5211)
A study of the geography, history, and archaeology of the biblical world intended to provide a cultural and chronological framework for further study of both the Old and New Testaments.
2
SWBPR 5111

Biblical Preaching I

(SWBPR 5111)
A study of the principles of sermon construction: the interpretation of text, the formulation of idea, the definition of objective, the development of material, the arrangement of structure, the improvement of style, and the preaching of the sermon.
2
SWBPR 5112

Biblical Preaching II

(SWBPR 5112)
A study and practice of the preparation, delivery, and evaluation of the sermon. Sermons will be prepared and delivered. Components of sermon delivery will be studied and practiced for improvement. A lifelong strategy for self-evaluation and critique of sermon content and delivery will be practiced.
2.0
SWBIT 5214

Holy Land Survey

(SWBIT 5214)
This course surveys the Holy Land through visits to traditional historical sites in Israel coupled with lectures related to the history and geography of Israel from the time of the Exodus to the first century C.E.
2
SWBIT 5213

Jewish and Hellenistic Backgrounds to the New Testament

(SWBIT 5213)
An examination of Jewish and Graeco-Roman society and culture, history, literature, philosophies, and religious beliefs and practices, as it provides background to the study of the writings of the New Testament.
2
SWBLA 5011

Introduction to Biblical Languages

(SWBLA 5011)
An introduction to the elementary characteristics of the biblical languages of Hebrew and Greek, including the alphabets, basic grammatical forms, essential vocabulary, and the linguistic tools available to study biblical texts.
2
SWBLI 5120

Genesis

(SWBLI 5120)
An exegetical study of Genesis designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5121

Genesis 1-11

(SWBLI 5121)
An exegetical study of Genesis 1-11 designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5122

Genesis 12-50

(SWBLI 5122)
An exegetical study of Genesis 12-50 designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5123

Exodus

(SWBLI 5123)
An exegetical study of Exodus designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5133

Psalms

(SWBLI 5133)
An exegetical study of Psalms designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5142

Amos - Hosea

(SWBLI 5142)
An exegetical study of Hosea, Joel, and Amos designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5146

Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi

(SWBLI 5146)
An exegetical study of Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5160

Theology of the Old Testament

(SWBLI 5160)
This course defines Old Testament theology and surveys the various scholarly approaches used to develop Old Testament theologies since the Enlightenment; examines the historical narrative of the Old Testament in order to discern important theological ideas and themes; and examines the possible relationships between the Old and New Testaments in order to assess the relevance and use of the Old Testament within the New Testament church.
2
SWBLI 5220

Matthew

(SWBLI 5220)
An exegetical study of Matthew designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5221

Mark

(SWBLI 5221)
An exegetical study of Mark designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5222

Luke

(SWBLI 5222)
An exegetical study of Luke designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5223

John

(SWBLI 5223)
An exegetical study of John designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5224

Acts

(SWBLI 5224)
An exegetical study of Acts designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5225

Romans

(SWBLI 5225)
An exegetical study of Romans designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5226

1 Corinthians

(SWBLI 5226)
An exegetical study of 1 Corinthians designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5228

Galatians

(SWBLI 5228)
An exegetical study of Galatians designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5230

Philippians

(SWBLI 5230)
An exegetical study of Philippians designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5232

1 and 2 Thessalonians

(SWBLI 5232)
An exegetical study of 1 and 2 Thessalonians designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5233

Pastoral Epistles

(SWBLI 5233)
An exegetical study of I and II Timothy and Titus, designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5234

Hebrews

(SWBLI 5234)
An exegetical study of Hebrews designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5236

Petrine Letters

(SWBLI 5236)
An exegetical study of 1 and 2 Peter designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5237

Johannine Epistles

(SWBLI 5237)
An exegetical study of I, II, and III John designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5238

Revelation

(SWBLI 5238)
An exegetical study of Revelation designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5239

Prison Epistles

(SWBLI 5239)
An exegetical study of Philippians, Ephesians, Colossians, and Philemon, designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow of the argument, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5240

The Parables of Jesus

(SWBLI 5240)
An exegetical study of the parables of Jesus in the Synoptic Gospels. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the texts themselves: their historical-cultural context, distinctive literary traits, theological significance, and application of their truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBLI 5260

Theology of the New Testament

(SWBLI 5260)
A study of the nature, history, and methods of New Testament theology emphasizing the biblical contexts and their central themes. Primary attention will be given to the exegesis of key texts in their respective biblical contexts relating to God, creation, redemption, and eschatology. The study focuses on the core of biblical theology and Christian preaching; moreover it emphasizes and renews the Old Testament roots of Christian faith as proclaimed by Jesus and his earliest followers. New Testament elective courses feature the reading of selected portions or books of the New Testament in English translation. They seek to interpret the primary writings of the New Testament canon at an intensive level, emphasizing the historical intention of the text and its theological message. These courses require no competence in the Greek New Testament.
2
SWBLI 5261

Biblical Perspectives on Contemporary Views of Jesus

(SWBLI 5261)
An examination of historical reliability of the canonical Gospels in light of recent skepticism about the uniqueness of Jesus and the reliability of the New Testament (e.g., Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code or Bart Ehrman’s Misquoting Jesus).
2
SWBLI 5262

New Testament Eschatology

(SWBLI 5262)
An exegetical study of the central New Testament texts related to eschatology designed to enable the student to understand and interpret the biblical message. Primary attention will be given to the form and content of the text itself: its background and history, distinctive literary traits, the flow or argument, the theological relationship to other eschatological texts, and the application of its truths in the contemporary setting.
2
SWBPR 5211

Narative in Biblical and Cultural Contexts

(SWBPR 5211)
Understanding the role narrative plays in shaping cultures, worldview, beliefs, values, and behaviors. Particular attention is given to the way the overarching biblical narrative and individual biblical stories can interact with various cultures to bring transformation in individuals, churches, and communities.
2
SWBPR 5212

Using Biblical Storytelling in Church and Community

(SWBPR 5212)
Developing skill in selecting, preparing, and telling biblical stories to communicate Scriptural truth effectively in a particular church, cultural group or other ministry context. (prerequisite: SWBPR 5211 Narrative in Biblical and Cultural Contexts).
0
SWBIT 2111

Biblical Interpretation

(SWBIT 2111)
An introduction to the nature of the Bible; the definition of and need for hermeneutics; a survey of historical and contemporary hermeneutical approaches; the principles of a grammatical-historical-theological-practical approach; and case studies of biblical passages that illustrate the principles.
2.0
SWBIT 2211

Biblical Backgrounds

(SWBIT 2211)
A study of the geography, history, and archaeology of the biblical world intended to provide a cultural and chronological framework for further study of both the Old and New Testaments.
2.0
SWBPR 2111

Biblical Preaching I

(SWBPR 2111)
A study of the principles of sermon construction: the interpretation of text, the formulation of idea, the definition of objective, the development of material, the arrangement of structure, the improvement of style, and the preaching of the sermon.
2.0
SWBPR 2112

Biblical Preaching II

(SWBPR 2112)
A study and practice of the preparation, delivery, and evaluation of the sermon. Sermons will be prepared and delivered. Components of sermon delivery will be studied and practiced for improvement. A lifelong strategy for self-evaluation and critique of sermon content and delivery will be practiced.
2.0
SWBLI 2111

Old Testament I

(SWBLI 2111)
An introduction to each Old Testament book with emphasis on historical issues, theological interpretations, and contemporary applications. Pentateuch, Joshua, and Judges. .
2.0
SWBLI 2112

Old Testament II

(SWBLI 2112)
An introduction to each Old Testament book with emphasis on historical issues, theological interpretations, and contemporary applications. The historical books from Ruth through Esther, and the Wisdom Literature from Job through the Song of Solomon.
2.0
SWBLI 2113

Old Testament III

(SWBLI 2113)
An introduction to each Old Testament book with emphasis on historical issues, theological interpretations, and contemporary applications. The prophetic books from Isaiah through Malachi.
2.0
SWBLI 2211

New Testament I

(SWBLI 2211)
An introduction to the Gospels in the first half of the New Testament canon. These writings will be studied in terms of historical setting, religious background, literary composition, theological message, and interrelationship with the Old Testament.
2.0
SWBLI 2212

New Testament II

(SWBLI 2212)
An introduction to Acts and the Pauline Letters. These writings will be studied in terms of historical setting, religious background, literary composition, theological message, and interrelationship with the Old Testament.
2.0
SWBLI 2213

New Testament III

(SWBLI 2213)
An introduction to the General Letters and Revelation. These writings will be studied in terms of historical setting, religious background, literary composition, theological message, and interrelationship with the Old Testament.
2.0
SWBLI 2110

Old Testament

(SWBLI 2110)
A general introduction to the Old Testament canon, its composition, content, historical background, and theological message.
2.0
SWBLI 2210

New Testament

(SWBLI 2210)
A general introduction to the New Testament canon, its composition, content, historical background, and theological message.
2.0
SWBIT 2110

Interpreting Scripture

(SWBIT 2110)
An introduction to studying the historical, grammatical, cultural and theological background of biblical texts, understanding their meaning, and applying the results to the teaching and preaching ministry.
2.0
SWBIT 2210

The Holy Land

(SWBIT 2210)
A study of the geographical, historical, and archaeological background of the biblical world.
2.0
SWBPR 2110

Biblical Preaching

(SWBPR 2110)
A study of principles of sermon construction and delivery, to include the preaching and evaluation of a sermon in a ministerial setting.
2.0
SWBLA 2011

Biblical Languages

(SWBLA 2011)
An introductory study of basic grammatical forms and functions of biblical Greek and Hebrew, to include use of helpful lexical and exegetical tools for translating biblical texts.
2.0