Theology 3- Doctrines of Ecclesiology including the ministry of the Holy Spirit and Eschatology
Lecturer: Clive S Chin. PhD
Dates of lectures May 30 – June 10 (2.00 pm – 5.00 pm)
The final part in theological survey, this course critically examines the doctrines of Ecclesiology, including the ministry of the Holy Spirit in the life of the Church, and Eschatology, considering significant theological positions with regard to these doctrines and their application in varied contexts of Christian life and ministry.
- To help students understand and evaluate the presuppositions, hermeneutical principles, and biblical basis for issues in ecclesiology and eschatology.
- To show the relation of these doctrines to other doctrines and their proper place within an evangelical framework of theology.
- To introduce the student to the historical development, major theological positions, and key contemporary issues of these doctrines, as well as some contextual approaches to them.
- To guide the student in formulating his/her own views on some of the salient and difficult issues in these different theological areas.
- To expose students to some of the main literature on the ecclesiological issues and related eschatological topics by providing bibliographical lists and guidance in research.
- To demonstrate the relevance of Christian theology to various life experiences and ministry contexts.
The class will meet three hours per day for lecture and discussion.
Chan, Simon. Grassroots Asian Theology: Thinking the Faith from the
Ground Up. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 2014 (ch. 6).
Erickson, Millard. Christian Theology. 3nd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2013 (Parts 11-12).
Priest, Robert J. “Wheaton and the Controversy Over Whether Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God.” Occasional Bulletin: EMS, 2016.
Tennent, Timothy. “Followers of Jesus in Islamic Mosques,” in Theology in the Context of World Christianity. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2007.
_______. “Jonathan Edwards and the Chinese Back to Jerusalem Movement,” in Theolog in the Context of World Christianity. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2007.
Van Dyk, Leanne. “The Church in Evangelical Theology and Practice,” in Evangelical Theology, eds., Timothy Larsen and Daniel Treier. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Graduate (M.Min/MCS/M.Div) RM 360.00
Undergraduate RM 225.00
Registration Fees RM 40.00
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