Theology: Systematic (TTTH)

TTTH 511 - Theology I - Introduction: Revelation and Nature of God Credits 3

The nature, method and rationale of Christian theology. Revelation, both general and special, inspiration, canonicity and illumination of Scripture. The doctrine of God, including His existence, attributes and Trinitarian nature. Notes: Required of students in the Talbot M.A. program with a specialization in Biblical and Theological Studies in the Eurasian Context (Kyiv Extension). Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 512 - Theology II - Works of God, Angels, Man and Sin Credits 3

God's eternal plan including His kingdom purpose and redemptive focus; His work of creation and continued activity within creation. The angels, both good and evil; including their origin, present state, work and destiny. Creation of mankind in God's image, human nature, the fall and the effect of sin upon humanity. Human life in relation to the divine institutions of the family and civil government. Notes: Required of students in the Talbot M.A. program with a specialization in Biblical and Theological Studies in the Eurasian Context (Kyiv Extension). Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 521 - Theology I: God, Scripture, Creation Credits 3

An introduction to theology and theological method. Scripture, including inspiration and inerrancy. God, including his attributes and triune nature. God's work of creation, including God's eternal plan, the angels, and providence. Notes: Required of M.Div. and M.A. students.Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 522 - Theology II: Christ, Humanity, Sin, Salvation Credits 3

Humanity in the image of God, including human nature, the family, and civil government. The fall and the effect of sin upon humanity. The person and work of Christ. The nature and application of salvation, including regeneration, justification, and sanctification. Notes: Required of M.Div. and M.A. students.Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 613 - Theology III - Christ, Salvation and the Spirit Credits 3

The person and saving work of Christ. The nature and application of salvation including the person and work of the Spirit. Special emphasis on the practice of sanctification in personal Christian living. Notes: Required of students in the Talbot M.A. program with a specialization in Biblical and Theological Studies in the Eurasian Context (Kyiv Extension). Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 511, TTTH 512.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 614 - Theology IV - The Church and Last Things Credits 3

A study of the broad kingdom purpose of God and the future events related to the destiny of history and individuals including Christ's second coming in its phases, the millennial reign of Christ, the resurrections, the judgments and eternal state. The inception and nature of the church, both as a living organism and an organization, its function, ordinances, place and mission in God's purpose. Notes: Required of students in the Talbot M.A. program with a specialization in Biblical and Theological Studies in the Eurasian Context (Kyiv Extension). Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 511, TTTH 512.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 620 - Rabbinic Theology Credits 3

Students will examine the history and theology of the four major branches of Rabbinic Judaism (Reformed, Conservative, Orthodox, and Hasidism), as well as other forms of Jewish contemporary thought. A systematic treatment of Jewish theology will include discussion of Judaism's understanding of God, Scripture, Man, Salvation, and Eschatology, and evaluation of this understanding from the perspective of OT and NT teaching. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 622 - Theology of the Siddur Credits 3

A comprehensive study of the traditional daily Jewish prayer book as a significant source of Jewish theology. The Jewish people throughout the world use the Siddur for personal and corporate worship, and it has become a collection of rabbinic thought in prayers and reflections from the Second Temple period to the present. Attention will be given to the biblical foundations as well as the non-biblical developments through the centuries. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 623 - Theology III: Spirit, Church, Last Things Credits 3

The person and work of the Holy Spirit. The inception and nature of the church, both as a living organism and an organization, its function, ordinances, and mission. The broad kingdom purpose of God, including Christ's second coming, the millennial reign of Christ, the resurrection of the dead, judgment, and the eternal state. Notes: Required of M.Div. and M.A. students. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of the online Talbot Research and Writing Module. TTTH 511 or TTTH 521, and TTTH 512 or TTTH 522.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 630 - Theology of Work Credits 3

The course will explore the place of work within God's kingdom program for history. The contours and major movements in God's program to rule the creation will provide the context for identifying the biblical understanding of the purpose and nature of work in the present age. These major movements include the pattern of work in the initial created order, patterns of work within the theocratic society of Israel, and finally work redeemed in the truth of Jesus Christ for the present age. Special attention will be given to the place of work in the believer's spiritual formation as the source for being a leader for Christ in the workplace. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Crowell School of Business; and Graduate Level.

TTTH 700 - The Doctrine of God Credits 2-3

Advanced study of the reality, attributes and triune nature of God. Includes discussion of the human knowledge and the nature of encounter with God. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 511 or TTTH 521.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 701 - Introduction to Christian Spirituality Credits 3

This course explores the means to developing a deep relationship with God. Based on scriptural teaching about knowing God, it is geared particularly for those preparing for or engaged in Christian ministry. Considers barriers that hinder us and what spiritual disciplines and practices may be used to nurture a deeper friendship with God. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 702 - Advanced Bibliology Credits 2-3

Intensive study of revelation, inspiration, inerrancy and authority in the light of contemporary issues. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 511 or TTTH 521.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 703 - Millennial Views Credits 2-3

A careful and intensive study of the three main eschatological views relative to the millennium; the historical and biblical strength of the premillennial system; consideration of the leading amillennial writings. A detailed analysis of the four positions relative to the time of the rapture; a biblical and theological defense of the pretribulational view, with exegesis of crucial passages of Scripture. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 614.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 707 - Roman Catholic Theology Credits 2-3

A detailed study of the tenets of Roman Catholicism. Includes reading from representative Roman Catholic literature with particular attention given to the distinctions between Roman Catholic and Protestant doctrines. Especially helpful for those contemplating missionary service in countries with a large Roman Catholic population. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 709 - Contemporary Theology Credits 2-3

The study of contemporary theological positions, including a survey of the philosophical and theological thought leading up to the present scene. Notes: Required of M.A. (Theology) and Th.M. (Theology) students. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of the online Talbot Research and Writing Module. TTHT 505 or TTHT 514; TTTH 511 or TTTH 521, TTTH 512 or TTTH 522.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 710 - Pneumatology Credits 2-3

The person and work of the Holy Spirit both in the Old and New Testaments with particular attention to His ministries in this age to the individual believer and the church. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 712 - Current Theological Issues Credits 2-3

An intensive study of the thought of particular contemporary theologians and prominent theological or theologically significant ethical issues in the light of biblical revelation. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 713 - Johannine Theology Credits 2-3

The theology of the Johannine writings, with emphasis upon the concepts that the writer himself emphasizes. Notes: Elective for Th.M. students. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTNT 501, TTNT 502.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 717 - Theology of Human Nature Credits 2-3

Exploration of key areas relating to the nature of man from both a theological and psychological perspective. Includes consideration of the biblical nature of man in comparison to teaching theories of human development; the meaning and significance of man created in the image of God; the nature and dynamics of sin which lead to sins or psychological maladjustments; and the practical application of the above concepts to the areas of personal growth and discipleship, education and child rearing and church ministry. Team taught by faculty with strength in theology and psychology. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 512 or TTTH 522.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 718 - Theology of Christian Nurture Credits 2-3

Designed for the student with background in the biblical and theological knowledge of soteriology. Consideration of the nature of personal transformation in regeneration, the means and dynamics of nurture including the relation of cognitive and relational aspects. Examination of the nature of spiritual maturity and its relation to psychological maturity and hindrances to growth. Team taught by faculty with strength in theology and psychology. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 512 or TTTH 522, TTTH 613 or TTTH 623.
Restrictions: Must be Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 720 - The Theology and Practice of Prayer Credits 2-3

A study of the biblical theology of prayer including its meaning, purpose and practice. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 723 - Demonology and The Occult Credits 3

A theological examination of the nature and work of Satan and demons with application to the topics of demon possession, spiritual warfare, occultic groups, occultic phenomena and occultic practices. Special emphasis is placed on Christ as the Deliverer. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 724 - Eschatological Problems Credits 2-3

Typical exegetical and doctrinal problems in the area of Bible prophecy. Lectures, assigned problems with written and classroom reports, discussion and library research. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 725 - The Dispensational System Credits 2-3

An intensive study of that system of biblical interpretation known as dispensationalism; its historical background, modern form and objections. Emphasizing primary theological and exegetical issues or disagreement between dispensational and non-dispensational positions. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 726 - Cults of America Credits 3

The distinctive features of the cults of America with their significance in the development of religious thought and with particular reference to their treatment of the central features of orthodox Christian doctrine. Notes: Required of M.A.(Th.) students. Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of the online Talbot Research and Writing Module.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 727 - Cults in the Eurasian Context Credits 2

The distinctive features of the cults in the Eurasian context with their significance in the development of religious thought and with particular reference to their treatment of the central features of orthodox Christian doctrine. Notes: Required of students in the Talbot MA program with a concentration in Biblical and Theological Studies Diversified (Kyiv Extension). Offered only at the New York extension site. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 728 - Theological Systems Credits 2-3

Several major theological systems of thought emphasizing those within the Protestant perspective, but also including significant Roman Catholic and Jewish systems. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 729 - The Theology of the Gospels Credits 2-3

An examination of the theological teaching of Jesus as recorded in the four gospel narratives. Special attention is paid to the chronological development of themes taught by Christ in the light of His presentation and rejection. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 730 - Pauline Theology Credits 2-3

The main themes of Paul's doctrine from the biblical theological perspective. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTNT 501, TTNT 502.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 733 - World Religions and New Religious Movements Credits 3

A survey of the history, beliefs, practices, and sacred texts of major world religions (including Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism) and new religious movements (including Mormonism and Jehovah's Witnesses), with a focus on assessing and engaging these systems from an evangelical perspective. Notes: Required of M.A. (Theology). Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of the online Talbot Research and Writing Module.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 740 - The Doctrine of the Atonement Credits 2-3

A study of the biblical meaning and significance of the atoning work of Christ including a survey of the significant historical interpretations of the doctrine. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 751 - Theology of Mission Credits 3

An introduction to theology of missions that focuses on the biblical basis for mission. This study seeks to examine the motives, aims and methods of mission from both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 761 - Directed Study Credits 1-4

Supervised reading and research in selected areas of systematic or biblical theology. Notes: Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 765 - Theology Capstone Seminar Credits 3

Study of selected topics of theology with attention to the exegetical, historical, and practical dimensions of Christian doctrine. Notes: Required of M.A. (Theology). May be taken multiple times for credit with different content. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of the online Talbot Research and Writing Module. TTTH 511 or TTTH 521, and TTTH 512 or TTTH 522; and TTHT 505 or TTHT 514.
Restrictions: Must be a Major in Theology (TATH); Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 771 - Theology Seminar Credits 1-4

The study of selected areas of systematic or biblical theology. Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit with different content. Elective. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 781 - Legal Evidence and Apologetics Credits 3

An exploration of legal reasoning, legal evidence, and legal advocacy tactics with respect to how these concepts and methods may be employed in polemical theology and apologetics. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 782 - Theology of Church and State Credits 3

A theological examination of the relationship between the church and the state. Also an analysis of the jurisprudence and case law related to the Establishment and Free Exercise Clauses of the U.S. Constitution. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 790 - Kyiv Capstone Project Credit 1

Intended as a capstone seminar, this course will summarize and apply the primary lessons learned throughout the program. The integration of learning in this course is designed to better equip those entering or continuing in the fields of biblical studies and theology and/or Christian ministry. Students will be expected to share the findings of their thesis research and/or field education with a view toward refinement and development of further investigation. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 806 - Theology Seminar Credits 1-4

Selected problems in the fields of systematic or biblical theology. Notes: Elective for Th.M. students. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 817 - Advanced Ecclesiology Credits 3

An intensive study of significant aspects of the church related to its nature, purpose and organization. Particular attention directed to current problem areas. Notes: Elective for Th.M. students. Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 614 or the equivalent in ecclesiology.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 829 - The Doctrine of the Kingdom Credits 3

An investigation into the meaning and purpose of the Kingdom of God and its progressive development within history. The course includes discussion of historical and contemporary theological positions with emphasis upon the biblical teaching in its historical framework. Notes: Elective for Th.M. students. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 880 - Directed Research Credits 1-3

Supervised research in selected areas of theology. Notes: Elective for Th.M. students. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 891 - Research Seminar Credits 3

Discussion and application of the central areas of theology research and related fields of study. Instruction in research methodology, including the identification of a problem, the steps taken to resolve it, and writing the results. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.
Fee: $50.

TTTH 892 - Research Seminar Credits 2

Discussion and application of the central areas of theology research and related fields of study. Instruction in research methodology, including the identification of a problem, the steps taken to resolve it and writing the results. Notes: Second semester taken to continue research in an area of interest. Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Doctoral Level, Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.