The student will complete a theological essay that will address the relationship of human sinfulness to an aspect of the doctrine of salvation. Students will examine one of the biblical images of salvation (adoption, conversion, regeneration, redemption, reconciliation, justification, election, sanctification, or glorification) and define and describe the doctrine with its biblical, historical and theological contours as well as discuss how this image of salvation relates to and addresses the problem of sin
The purpose of this assignment is to demonstrate your understanding of the unified and coherent nature of the Bible and the theological doctrines. One way to view Scripture is through the four major plot movements of Creation, Fall, Redemption, and New Creation
As you start your course in the discipline of theology, keep in mind that some students may have already formally studied the topic of theology in an academic setting whereas for others this could be their first academic interaction with the topic. However, as has been said, everyone is a theologian because everyone has thoughts about God
We started this course by considering that everyone is a theologian because everyone has thoughts about God. You considered how you form your thoughts of who God is and what God does. In Module/Week 1, you reflected on your experience with theology and your study of theology in the past.