Theology: Systematic (TTTH)

TTTH 511 - Theology I - Introduction: Revelation and Nature of GodCredits 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. Note(s): Required of M.Div. and M.A. students.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 512 - Theology II - Works of God, Angels, Man and SinCredits 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. Note(s): Required of M.Div. and M.A. students.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 610 - Advanced TheologyCredits 3

An in-depth study of the major theological issues in the areas of theology proper, anthropology, hamartiology, Christology, soteriology. This course is specifically designed for those students who receive reduction in theology due to prior studies. Note(s): Required of M.Div. and M.A. students who are not required to take TTTH 512 and TTTH 613.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 613 - Theology III - Christ, Salvation and the SpiritCredits 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. Note(s): Required of M.Div. and M.A. students.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 511, TTTH 512, TTSS 510.
Restrictions: Must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 614 - Theology IV - The Church and Last ThingsCredits 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. Note(s): Required of M.Div. and M.A. students.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 511, TTTH 512, TTSS 510.
Restrictions: Must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 620 - Rabbinic TheologyCredits 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 not be School of Arts & Sciences, School of Professional Studies; must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 622 - Theology of the SiddurCredits 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 not be School of Arts & Sciences, School of Professional Studies; and must be Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 700 - The Doctrine of GodCredits 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. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 511.
Restrictions: Must be Talbot School of Theology, School of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Cook Sch Intercultural Studies; Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 701 - Introduction to Christian SpiritualityCredits 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 Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 702 - Advanced BibliologyCredits 2-3

Intensive study of revelation, inspiration, inerrancy and authority in the light of contemporary issues. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 511.
Restrictions: Must not be School of Arts & Sciences, School of Professional Studies; must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 703 - Millennial ViewsCredits 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. Note(s): Elective for Th.M. students.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 614.
Restrictions: Must not be School of Arts & Sciences, School of Professional Studies; must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 707 - Roman Catholic TheologyCredits 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 dominated by Roman Catholicism. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 709 - Contemporary TheologyCredits 2-3

The study of contemporary theological positions, including a survey of the philosophical and theological thought leading up to the present scene. Note(s): Required of M.A. (Theology) and Th.M. (Theology) students.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTHT 505 or TTHT 514; TTSS 510; TTTH 511, TTTH 512.
Restrictions: Must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 710 - PneumatologyCredits 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. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 712 - Current Theological IssuesCredits 2-3

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

TTTH 713 - Johannine TheologyCredits 2-3

The theology of the Johannine writings, with emphasis upon the concepts that the writer himself emphasizes. Note(s): Elective for Th.M. students.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTNT 501, TTNT 502.
Restrictions: Must not be School of Arts & Sciences, School of Professional Studies; must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 717 - Theology of Human NatureCredits 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. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 512, or equivalent.
Restrictions: Must be Talbot School of Theology, School of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Cook Sch Intercultural Studies; Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 718 - Theology of Christian NurtureCredits 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. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 512, TTTH 613 or equivalent.
Restrictions: Must be Talbot School of Theology, School of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, Cook Sch Intercultural Studies; and Post Masters Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 720 - The Theology and Practice of PrayerCredits 2-3

A study of the biblical theology of prayer including its meaning, purpose and practice. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must not be School of Arts & Sciences, School of Professional Studies; must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 723 - Demonology and The OccultCredits 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 not be School of Arts & Sciences, School of Professional Studies; must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 724 - Eschatological ProblemsCredits 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. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 725 - The Dispensational SystemCredits 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. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 726 - Cults of AmericaCredits 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. Note(s): Required of M.A.(Th.) students. Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must not be School of Arts & Sciences, School of Professional Studies; must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 727 - Cults in the Eurasian ContextCredits 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. Note(s): 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 Graduate Level, Post Masters Level or Doctoral Level.

TTTH 728 - Theological SystemsCredits 2-3

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

TTTH 729 - The Theology of the GospelsCredits 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. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 730 - Pauline TheologyCredits 2-3

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

TTTH 733 - World Religions and CultsCredits 3

A survey of the history, beliefs, practices, and sacred texts of major world religions (including Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism) and cults (including Mormonism and Jehovah’s Witnesses), with a focus on assessing and engaging these systems from an evangelical perspective. Note(s): Required of M.A. (Theology).
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level, Post Masters Level or Doctoral Level.

TTTH 740 - The Doctrine of the AtonementCredits 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. Note(s): Elective.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 751 - Theology of MissionCredits 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 Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 761 - Directed StudyCredits 1-4

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

TTTH 765 - Theology Capstone SeminarCredits 3

Study of selected topics of theology with attention to the exegetical, historical, and practical dimensions of Christian doctrine. Note(s): May be taken multiple times for credit with different content.
Note(s): Required of M.A. (Theology).
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 613; and TTHT 505 or TTHT 506 or TTHT 514.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level, Post Masters Level or Doctoral Level.

TTTH 771 - Theology SeminarCredits 1-4

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

TTTH 781 - Legal Evidence and ApologeticsCredits 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 not be School of Arts & Sciences, School of Professional Studies; must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 782 - Theology of Church and StateCredits 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 not be School of Arts & Sciences, School of Professional Studies; must be Post Masters Level, Doctoral Level or Graduate Level.

TTTH 790 - Kyiv Capstone ProjectCredit 1

Intended as a capstone seminar, this course will summarize and apply theprimary 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 Graduate Level, Post Masters Level or Doctoral Level.

TTTH 806 - Theology SeminarCredits 1-4

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

TTTH 817 - Advanced EcclesiologyCredits 3

An intensive study of significant aspects of the church related to its nature, purpose and organization. Particular attention directed to current problem areas. Note(s): Elective for Th.M. students.
Grade Mode: A.
Prerequisites: TTTH 614 or the equivalent in ecclesiology.
Restrictions: Must not be School of Arts & Sciences, School of Professional Studies; must be Graduate Level, Post Masters Level or Doctoral Level.

TTTH 829 - The Doctrine of the KingdomCredits 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. Note(s): Elective for Th.M. students.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must not be School of Arts & Sciences, School of Professional Studies; must be Graduate Level, Post Masters Level or Doctoral Level.

TTTH 880 - Directed ResearchCredits 1-3

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

TTTH 891 - Research SeminarCredits 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 Graduate Level, Post Masters Level or Doctoral Level.
Fees: $50.

TTTH 892 - Research SeminarCredits 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. Note(s): Second semester taken to continue research in an area of interest.
Grade Mode: A.
Restrictions: Must be Graduate Level, Post Masters Level or Doctoral Level.