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Filter: Master of Divinity (Mandarin) 道学硕士

HIS 540
History of Christianity I
3 Credits

A chronological survey of the history of Christianity from the first century until the eve of the Reformation.

BNT 503
Greek Tools for Exegesis
3 Credits

This course is designed to introduce NT Greek for students who have little or no prior knowledge of the language, and who will need language tools to exegete biblical texts.

BOT 601
Hebrew Exegesis I
3 Credits

A careful analysis of selected portions of the Hebrew Bible with a view to developing both the student’s proficiency in working with the biblical text in its original language and an exegetical method for elucidating the original intended meaning.

RES 502
Research Strategies
2 Credits

This course provides an opportunity for students to develop graduate level information research skills though study of, and practice with, research design, acquisition of resources within a technological environment, resource evaluation, and preparation of resources for the writing of research projects.

THS 571
Theology I
3 Credits

This course introduces the student to church theology.

THS 671
Theology II
3 Credits

One of three introductory systematic theology courses. A study of the Bible’s story of creation, fall, and redemption.

THS 742
Contemporary Theology 
3 Credits

An examination and evaluation of major theological developments which have shaped the Christian world in recent generations.

CLD 532
Power, Change and Conflict
3 Credits

A study of principles and dynamics related to the power relationships and the need for change that exists in all organizations.

CCM 661
Church and World Mission
3 Credits

Biblical themes relating to the missionary concern of God will be examined.

THS 680
Christianity in Culture 
3 Credits

The course seeks to lay biblical, theological and historical foundations for Christian understandings of culture, while also facilitating practical exploration of specific spheres of Christian involvement in culture.

PTH 600
Pastoral Formation 
3 Credits

This course deals with the theology and methodology of pastoral formation.

PTH 603
Integrative Preaching
3 Credits

The student will study the preparation and delivery of expository sermons with in-class preaching and evaluation. Videotape feedback will form a major component of evaluation.