Theological Survey II – THEO 108

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

This is the second of three courses in a general survey of Bible doctrine designed to synthesize and outline the following major areas of systematic theology: doctrine of the Holy Spirit (Pneumatology), doctrine of Man (Anthropology), doctrine of Sin (Hamartiology), doctrine of Angels (Angelology), and doctrine of Satan (Satanology).

Prerequisites

None

Rationale

Willmington School of the Bible provides for its students a holistic understanding of the Scriptures. In so doing, it is necessary to develop a thorough understanding of Christian doctrine as it is presented throughout the Bible. This course, together with THEO 107 and THEO 109, provides students with a firm theological grounding which will serve as a guide in "rightly dividing the word of truth” (2 Timothy 2:15 [KJV]).

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Analyze the doctrines of the Holy Spirit, Man, Satan and Angels as they are presented in this course.
  2. Interact cordially with others of differing theological perspectives.
  3. Explain the entire inductive method to another person.
  4. Describe the basic concepts and definitions of the doctrines of the Holy Spirit, Man, Satan, and Angels.
  5. Discuss the implications of theology for Christian life and personal ministry.
  6. Answer questions of personal interest concerning the world and God.
  7. Apply truths and principles assosciated with each major doctrinal study.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Group Discussion Board Forums (4)

The student is required to create a thread in response to the provided topic for each forum. Each thread is to be at least 300 words and support assertions with at least 2 citations in current Turabian format. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 3 other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be at least 100 words.

Essays (4)

The student will respond to 4 essays based on prompts given by the instructor. Each of the essays will have 2 separate prompts, and the student will write 1 separate page per prompt. The essays for the corresponding module/week will be submitted in a single Word document via SafeAssign.

Quizzes (4)

Each quiz will cover the Reading & Study material for the modules/weeks in which it is assigned. Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 20 multiple-choice and true/false questions, and have a time limit of 1 hour and 30 minutes.