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ot-517-worship-in-ancient-israel

OT 517 - Worship in Ancient Israel

Term: Fall 2013

Course Description:

A biblical-theological examination of worship in ancient Israel with particular attention to the relevance of this material for the theology and worship practices of the Christian church today.

Professor Jerry Shepherd
Text Books
  • Hill, Andrew E. Enter His Courts with Praise!: Old Testament Worship for the New Testament Church. 2d ed. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1996.
  • Longman, Tremper III. Immanuel in Our Place: Seeing Christ in Israel’s Worship. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian & Reformed, 2001.
Details  Type: Semester   Location: Taylor  Credits: 3
ot-417-introduction-to-old-testament-medicine-hat

OT 417 - Introduction to Old Testament - Medicine Hat

Term: Fall 2013

Course Description:

A survey of the contents, message, form, and background of the Old Testament. Attention will also be given to the major theological themes in his literature.

Professor Jerry Shepherd
Text Books
  • Dillard, Raymond B., and Tremper Longman III. An Introduction to the Old Testament. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 200A
Details  Type: Mod/Hybrid   Location: Medicine Hat  Credits: 3
ot-417-introduction-to-old-testament

OT 417 - Introduction to Old Testament

Term: Fall 2013

Course Description:

A survey of the contents, message, form, and background of the Old Testament. Attention will also be given to the major theological themes in this literature.

Professor Jerry Shepherd
Text Books
  • Dillard, Raymond B., and Tremper Longman III. An Introduction to the Old Testament. 2nd ed. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2006.
Details Type: Mod/Hybird   Location: Taylor  Credits: 3
nt-512-petrine-epistles

NT 512 - Petrine Epistles

Term: Fall 2013

Course Description:

A detailed exposition of the English text of 1 and 2 Peter in the light of their historical contexts, with attention given to the implications of their contents for  contemporary theology and Christian living.

Professor Syd Page
Text Books
  • Davids, Peter H.  The Letters of 2 Peter and Jude. The Pillar New Testament Commentary. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2006.
  • Schreiner, Thomas R.  1, 2 Peter, Jude. The New AmericanCommentary. Nashville: Broadman and Holman, 2003.
Details Type: Mod/Hybrid   Location: Taylor  Credits: 3
mi-639-gospel-and-culture

MI 639 - Gospel and Culture

Subject: Missions
Term: Fall 2013

Course Description:

An examination of the ways in which culture affects an understanding of the Gospel and how the Gospel, in turn, shapes and impacts culture. Special attention will be given to the development of a congregational witness that is contextually appropriate, yet transformational.

Professor Allan Effa
Text Books
  • Kenneson, Philip D. Life on the Vine: Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit in Christian Community. InterVarsity, 1999.
  • Legrand, Lucien. The Bible on Culture: Belonging or Dissenting? Orbis, 2000.
  • Richards, E. Randolph and Brandon J. O’Brien. Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible. IVP, 2012
  • Various Articles available in PDF format on our course web site.
Details Type: Semester   Location: Taylor  Credits: 3
mi-547-applied-cultural-anthropology

MI 547 - Applied Cultural Anthropology

Subject: Missions
Term: Fall 2013

 

 

Professor Joost Pikkert
Text Books
  • Howell & Pari. Introducing Cultural Anthropology: A Christian Perspective. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2011.
  • Pikkert, LACE Method of Language Learning. Course Pack
Details Type: Semester   Location: Vanguard College  Credits: 3
mi-545-evangelism-and-church-planting

MI 545 - Evangelism and Church Planting

Subject: Missions
Term: Fall 2013

Course Description:

A study of the biblical foundation of evangelization that aims at developing an effective witness in today’s context. Includes a practical seminar on church planting as well as an opportunity for students to develop a plan for personal and congregational witness.

Professor Allan Effa
Text Books
  • Bowen, John P. Evangelism for “Normal” People: Good News for Those Looking for a Fresh Approach. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2002.
  • Payne, J.D., Discovering Church Planting: An Introduction to the Whats, Whys, and Hows of Global Church Planting. Paternoster, 2009.
Details  Type: Semester   Location: Taylor  Credits: 3
in-531-orientation-to-internship

IN 531 - Orientation to Internship

Subject: Internship
Term: Fall 2013

Course Description:

An introduction to the expectations and requirements of intercultural internships. Students are guided through the process of developing a research and ministry plan for their subsequent internship

Professor Joost Pickert
Details Type: Online   Location: Online  Credits: 1