Classical Theology (TTCT)

TTCT 501 - Catechetical Institution Credits 4

Introduction to the Master of Arts in Classical Theology, focusing on a detailed summary of the subject matter of Scripture, organized doctrinally, and on the personal spiritual formation of the Christian theologian. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 503 - Aretaic Institution Credits 3

Development of a personal spiritual analysis of the self before God and in relationship with others that is characteristic of much of the classical Christian tradition, nurtured by important biblical texts in conversation with classic Christian spirituality. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTCT 501.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 601 - Common Places: Scripture Credits 3

Advanced study of the doctrine of Scripture and its dogmatic contours in the classical Christian tradition, focused especially upon key biblical texts, their interpretation by Christian theologians, the coherence of the doctrine with other Christian doctrines, and the doctrine's relevance for spiritual formation. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 603 - Common Places: The Triune God Credits 3

Advanced study of the doctrine of the Trinity and its dogmatic contours in the classical Christian tradition, focused especially upon key biblical texts, their interpretation by Christian theologians, the coherence of the doctrine with other Christian doctrines, and the doctrine's relevance for spiritual formation. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 605 - Common Places: Christology Credits 3

Advanced study of the doctrine of Christology and its dogmatic contours in the classical Christian tradition, focused especially upon key biblical texts, their interpretation by Christian theologians, the coherence of the doctrine with other Christian doctrines, and the doctrine's relevance for spiritual formation. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 607 - Common Places: Atonement Credits 3

Advanced study of the doctrine of the atonement and its dogmatic contours in the classical Christian tradition, focused especially upon key biblical texts, their interpretation by Christian theologians, the coherence of the doctrine with other Christian doctrines, and the doctrine's relevance for spiritual formation. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 609 - Common Places: Anthropology Credits 3

Advanced study of the doctrine of theological anthropology and its dogmatic contours in the classical Christian tradition, focused especially upon key biblical texts, their interpretation by Christian theologians, the coherence of the doctrine with other Christian doctrines, and the doctrine's relevance for spiritual formation. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 611 - Common Places: Pneumatology Credits 3

Advanced study of pneumatology and its dogmatic contours in the classical Christian tradition, focused especially upon key biblical texts, their interpretation by Christian theologians, the coherence of the doctrine with other Christian doctrines, and the doctrine’s relevance for Christian spirituality. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 621 - Master Practitioners: Irenaeus/Athanasius Credits 3

Advanced study of the theology of Irenaeus and Athanasius, focused especially on their biblical interpretations, doctrinal contributions, and Christian wisdom and the way these inform contemporary theological practice and Christian spirituality. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 623 - Master Practitioners: Augustine Credits 3

Advanced study of the theology of Augustine, focused especially on his biblical interpretations, doctrinal contributions, and Christian wisdom and the way these inform contemporary theological practice and Christian spirituality. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 625 - Master Practitioners: Anselm Credits 3

Advanced study of the theology of Anselm, focused especially on his biblical interpretations, doctrinal contributions, and Christian wisdom and the way these inform contemporary theological practice and Christian spirituality. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 627 - Master Practitioners: Thomas Aquinas Credits 3

Advanced study of the theology of Thomas Aquinas, focused especially on his biblical interpretations, doctrinal contributions, and Christian wisdom and the way these inform contemporary theological practice and Christian spirituality. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 630 - Master Practitioners: Martin Luther Credits 3

Advanced study of the theology of Martin Luther, focused especially on his biblical interpretations, doctrinal contributions, and Christian wisdom and the way these inform contemporary theological practice and Christian spirituality. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 631 - Master Practitioners: John Calvin Credits 3

Advanced study of the theology of John Calvin, focused especially on his biblical interpretations, doctrinal contributions, and Christian wisdom and the way these inform contemporary theological practice and Christian spirituality. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 633 - Master Practitioners: Jonathan Edwards Credits 3

Advanced study of the theology of Jonathan Edwards, focused especially on his biblical interpretations, doctrinal contributions, and Christian wisdom and the way these inform contemporary theological practice and Christian spirituality. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 641 - Sacred Page: Genesis Credits 3

Advanced study of the book of Genesis and its reception by the classical Christian tradition, focused especially on the theology of the book and its use in the development of doctrine, and the implications of the book for personal formation. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 642 - Sacred Page: Deuteronomy Credits 3

Advanced study of the book of Deuteronomy and its reception by the classical Christian tradition, focused especially on the theology of the book and its use in the development of doctrine, and the implications of the book for Christian spirituality. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 643 - Sacred Page: Psalms Credits 3

Advanced study of the book of Psalms and its reception by the classical Christian tradition, focused especially on the theology of the book and its use in the development of doctrine, and the implications of the book for Christian spirituality. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 645 - Sacred Page: Isaiah Credits 3

Advanced study of the book of Isaiah and its reception by the classical Christian tradition, focused especially on the theology of the book and its use in the development of doctrine, and the implications of the book for Christian spirituality. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 650 - Sacred Page: Matthew Credits 3

Advanced study of the book of Matthew and its reception by the classical Christian tradition, focused especially on the theology of the book and its use in the development of doctrine, and the implications of the book for personal formation. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 651 - Sacred Page: John Credits 3

Advanced study of the Gospel of John and its reception by the classical Christian tradition, focused especially on the theology of the book and its use in the development of doctrine, and the implications of the book for personal formation. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 652 - Sacred Page: Romans Credits 3

Advanced study of the book of Romans and its reception by the classical Christian tradition, focused especially on the theology of the book and its use in the development of doctrine, and the implications of the book for personal formation. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 654 - Sacred Page: Ephesians Credits 3

Advanced study of the book of Ephesians and its reception by the classical Christian tradition, focused especially on the theology of the book and its use in the development of doctrine, and the implications of the book for personal formation. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 656 - Sacred Page: Hebrews Credits 3

Advanced study of the book of Hebrews and its reception by the classical Christian tradition, focused especially on the theology of the book and its use in the development of doctrine, and the implications of the book for personal formation. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 670 - Seminar Credits 1-4

Advanced study of selected areas of classical theology. May be taken multiple times for credit with different content. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 701 - Biblical Reasoning: Thesis First Draft Credits 3

The writing of a Master's Thesis focused on a biblical passage, implementing the skills learned and practiced through the coursework of the Master of Arts in Classical Theology, including biblical and theological reasoning in conversation with Christian reception history and its ends in doxology, witness, and wisdom. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTCT 503.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.

TTCT 702 - Biblical Reasoning: Thesis Final Draft Credits 2

The writing of a final draft master’s thesis focused on a biblical passage, implementing the skills learned and practiced through the coursework of the MA - Classical Theology, including biblical and theological reasoning in conversation with Christian reception history and its ends in doxology, witness, and wisdom. Required of MA - Classical Theology students. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTCT 701 (concurrent registration permitted).
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level.