The nature of Old Testament prophecy and the language of prophecy. The eighth century prophets with special reference to the book of Amos. Either exegesis of the English text of Amos, or translation and exegesis of the Hebrew text of Amos 2–5, 7.

An introduction to modern study of the Fourth Gospel, including key critical issues and approaches, as well as important literary and theological themes in the Gospel. Exegesis of selected English texts (English Option) or translation and exegesis of selected Greek texts (Greek Option).

The existence and nature of the triune God; biblical overview of the person and ministry of the Holy Spirit; God in creation and providence; the problem of evil; humans made in the image of God; the nature and origins of sin; dialogue with some contemporary and scientific reflections on creation and humanity; angels and powers and principalities.

This course builds on the topics and spiritual disciplines introduced in 401 Formation. The focus is on developing approaches to life and ministry which will help to maintain balance, sustainability and growth in ourselves and others. The term “ministry” here has the broad sense of using our gifts and our time for God’s service, whatever our context.

The integration of biblical, theological, leadership, and management perspectives for church ministry. Students will critically evaluate a range of approaches and work toward a personal philosophy of church leadership and management.

This course offers an introduction to intercultural and mission studies. It examines how culture, context, and our understanding of God’s mission in the world influence our engagement in intercultural ministry and mission.