B211 Theology I


I. Introduction

Please read Part One of Erickson's Christian Theology, pages 9-149.

Please read the following lecture:

Introduction to Theology

NOTE: This and the following lectures are taken from
Does God Have a Long Nose? by R.P. Nettelhorst, available in the Library.

II. Bibliology: Doctrine of Scripture

Please read Part Two of Erickson's Christian Theology, pages 153-259.

Please read the following lectures:

Part I: General information about the text of scripture and its reliability.
Part II: Textual criticism, the nature of translation, and the question of canon.
Part III: General and Special Revelation, basic guiding principles of Bible study, and the theological method.
Part IV: The value of knowledge; wisdom and the two revelations of God.

III. Theology Proper: Doctrine of God

Please read Parts Three and Four of Erickson's Christian Theology, pages 263-432.

Please read the following lectures:

Part I: Introduction, the holiness of God, and the question of suffering.
Part II: The transcendence of God and the love of God.
Part III: The covenants of God: how God expresses his love.
Part IV: The Trinity