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A study of the Gospel of Matthew on the basis of the English text. The literary structure and characteristics, the portrayal of Jesus and the...
Romans: Faith in the God who Rescues
As he prepared for his last, fateful journey to Jerusalem, Paul sent the Roman churches a summary and defence of his controversial preaching...
A study of the Gospel of Mark on the basis of the English text. Attention will be given to the Gospel's historical context, literary...
Directed Reading and Research
Directed Reading and Research (DRR) courses allow students to study in a specific area of interest not addressed by the scheduled course...
Wrestling with Troubling Texts
This course will examine troublesome biblical texts by exploring hermeneutical methods that emphasize reading biblical texts redemptively...
Same as SPIR 0529.
The Parables of Jesus: Words that Transform
Jesus' parables provide rich insight into the main themes of his preaching and have a powerful message for the contemporary church. It...
Revelation: Hope in a World Gone Wrong
A study of the Book of Revelation with a focus on its literary genre, theological themes and the various schools of interpretation. A...
Acts of the Apostles: The Church, the Spirit and the Mission of God
A study of the Book of Acts with a focus on its theology, literary artistry and depiction of Christian origins. Prerequisite: BIBL 0501. Same...
Greek Exegesis II
Designed (following on NEWT 0523) to bring students with an elementary knowledge of Koine Greek to the point where they can comfortably use...
Greek Exegesis I
Designed (with its continuation, NEWT 0524) to bring students with an elementary knowledge of Koine Greek to the point where they can...
New Testament Theology and History
A study of the New Testament focusing on its overarching vision of God's mission in the world and how human beings are called to respond...
Elementary Greek II
Continuation of NEWT 0321. Prerequisite: NEWT 0321.
Elementary Greek I
An intensive introduction to the fundamentals of Greek for the study of the New Testament. Intended for Master of Divinity students and other...
Students will complete a mentored internship learning experience in order to come to a deeper level of self-awareness. Through a combination...
Culture and Systems Change
The experience of Christianity has often been culturally disastrous for Indigenous peoples. Through the process of decolonization and...
Mission of the Church in the City
Examines the challenges of ministry in contemporary urban contexts. Looks at the dynamics that shape urban life, such as wealth and power,...
Gospel, Church and Culture
Interacts extensively with the preceding biblical courses, providing the basis for a theological- missiological understanding of the...
Introduction to Theology of Mission
Provides an overview of both the Old and New Testaments, and explores the biblical and theological foundation of global mission, to help the...
Mission Ministry and Strategy in the Chinese Church
Based on the importance and implementation of Christian mission in the Chinese churches, this course deals with the foundation of how to...
Cross-cultural Understanding of Mission
Designed to introduce students to the discipline of cultural anthropology from a Christian perspective. Students will learn not only basic...
Special Topics in Mission
An examination of various topics in missions. May be repeated with different content in different years. Offered in Mandarin.
The Challenges of World Religions
Analyzes the thought systems and developmental trends of major world religions such as Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism, and also deals...
Global History of Mission and Chinese Church as a Sending Church
Analyzes and evaluates 2,000 years of global history of mission, with special emphasis on major mission movements into China, beginning with...
Perspectives on the World Christian Movement
This course provides a comprehensive survey of the nature of the Christian mission worldwide with a focus on fulfilling the Great Commission...