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, understand 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.
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. We will give special attention to the problem of meaning, the problem of evil, world religions, science and faith, reason and revelation, and aesthetics.