November 5, 2014
Study Guide #5
II. The Middle Ages and The Renaissance C.700 C.1500
-an immensely creative and innovative period in Christian theology.
A. On Defining the Middle Ages
Renaissance writers used the term Midd
YOUR PROFESSOR FOR THIS COURSE
Welcome to the study of theology! I am looking forward to working with each one of you and getting to know
you personally. We are in this
November 3, 2014
Study Guide #4
THE PATRISTIC PERIOD, C. 100 C.700
Christianity had its origins in Palestine, in Judea and Jerusalem, in the first century. Christianity
was a continuation and development of Judaism, mostly
Grenz and Olson
1. Everyone is a Theologian
a. Theology is any reflection on the ultimate questions of life that point towards God.
a.i. Bible teacher and the anonymous letter writer are theologians. They are called
anonymous theologians because
October 29, 2014
Study Guide #3
Constructing Theology in Context
We all know more about theology than we think we do, we engage in it all the time.
A. What Kind of Constructive Theology Do We Need?
Intro to Theology
October 27, 2014
Study Guide #2
McGrath Ch. 6
Christian Theology draws from four main sources:
- Religious experience
The Old Testament refers to those books of the Christian Bi
October 22, 2014
Study Guide #1
There was a lot of information in the readings we were assigned, but I will do my best to
give a summary of them, and the key parts in them. In the readings it said we are all Theologians,
November 17, 2014
Exam #2 Essay
Being a follower of Christ has always and will always face challenges and obstacles.
Today we start out in the Patristic Period, the first period of Church history. The patristic period
November 7, 2014
Study Guide #6
*This will be my shortest study guide yet, because it is Friday, I have been fighting a virus all
week and I have no time for this.
THE MODERN PERIOD, C.1750 TO THE PRESENT
November 21, 2014
Study Guide #11
THE HOLY SPIRIT
The doctrine of the Holy Spirit really deserves a full chapter in its own right.
The rise of the charismatic movement within virtually every mainstream church has ensured that
November 19, 2014
Study Guide #10
THE DOCTRINE OF SALVATION IN CHRIST
Christianity holds that the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ have changed things.
The Christian doctrine of salvation focuses on Jesus Chri
November 17, 2014
Study Guide #9
The area of theology referred to as Christology sets out to locate Jesus of Nazareth on a
conceptual map. By the end of the fourth century, the church decided that the only acceptable
November 14, 2014
Study Guide #8
THE DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY
One of the most difficult aspects of Christian theology
A. The Origins of the Christian Doctrine of the Trinity
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1828) criticized the doc