To learn the basic doctrines upheld in mainstream Reformed theology.
To grasp the coherency of the system.
To understand the biblical basis for Reformed doctrine.
To appreciate the distinctiveness of Reformed theology.
Topics covered include the basic doctrines upheld in mainstream Reformed theology and understanding the biblical basis for Reformed doctrine. The course covers the inspiration and authority of Scripture, covenant theology, creation of man in the image of God, the person and work of Christ, and the application of redemption.
October and March terms
Intro to Apologetics
To introduce students to Christian apologetics.
To learn the art of Christian persuasion.
To learn how to lift up Christ and give reasons for the hope that we have (1 Peter 3:15).
To develop tools to understand the surrounding culture.
This course introduces students to Christian apologetics and focuses on the biblical basis for apologetics, developing a world and life view, and engaging contemporary culture. Special attention will be given to the problem of meaning, the problem of evil, world religions, science and faith, reason and revelation, and aesthetics.