Theological Survey III – THEO 109

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

Course Description

This course is a continuation of the doctrinal studies begun in Theological Survey 107 and 108. The student will examine the remaining Biblical doctrines of Salvation (Soteriology), the Church (Ecclesiology), and Christ (Christology).

Prerequisites

None

Rationale

Willmington School of the Bible provides 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, coupled with THEO 107 and THEO 108, provides the student with a firm theological grounding that will serve as a guide in “rightly dividing the word of Truth” (2 Tim. 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, salvation, the church, and eschatology as they are presented in this course.
  2. Interact 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, salvation, the church, and eschatology as they are studied in this course.
  5. Discuss the implications of the theology for Christian life and personal ministry.
  6. Answer questions of personal interest concerning the world and God.
  7. Apply truths and principles associated 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.

Discussion Board Forums (4)

The instructor will place the student into 1 of 4 groups. The student is required to write a thread in response to the provided topic for each forum, and each thread must be a minimum of 300 words (or as noted in the instructions and question). The student must support his/her assertions with a minimum of 2 citations in current Turabian format. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 2 other classmates’ threads, and each reply must be a minimum of 150 words. The student must support his/her assertions with a minimum of 1 citation in current Turabian format.

Essays (4)

The student will write 4 Essay papers based on a situation. Each of these Essays must be 2-4 pages (not including the Cover Page and Bibliography Page). The student must support his/her assertions with a minimum of 3 quality resources in current Turabian format.

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 45-minute time limit.