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Fall 2015 Course Descriptions

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Term 1: August 18- October 1

  • WST0110: Old Testament Survey 1
    Tuesday Evenings 7-9 pm (Also offered online)
    Instructor: Alyson Watkins
    Course Description: An introduction to the history, literature, and religion of the Old Testament, including a detailed examination of the problems and interpretations of the Pentateuch and Former Prophets

  • MIN360 & PMN5631 B.F.M.W 
    Thursday Evenings 7-9 pm (Also offered online)

    Instructor: Mrs. Akin
    Course Description: A practical survey of issues relating to the role of the minister’s wife. This class is directed primarily toward pastors’ wives, current and potential. 3 semester hrs.

  • WST0140: Church History
    Thursday Evenings 7-9 pm (Also offered online)
    Instructor: Shane Shaddix
    Course Description: An introduction to key historical events and figures that shaped the belief and practice of Christianity throughout the centuries.

  • WST0250: Biblical Theology Of Womanhood
    Aug 29th and Sept 12th (Also offered online)
    Instructor: Carrie Gillam
    Course Description: This course will examine biblical passages and concepts regarding God’s unique and consistent plan for women. Biblical Theology of Womanhood is designed to highlight the patterns of biblical femininity and to provide resources for implementing the Scriptures into the lives of women of today.


Term 2: October 13- December 3

  • WST0112: Old Testament Survey 2
    Tuesday Evenings 7-9 pm (Also offered online)
    Instructor: Alyson Watkins
    Course Description: A continuation of WST0110 with a focus on the Latter Prophets and the Hagiographa.

  • WST0530: Christian Education
    Tuesday Evenings 7-9 pm
    Instructor: Amanda Coley
    Course Description: This course is designed to introduce students to foundational principles and purposes for Christian education. Students will come away with an understanding of the importance of investing their time and energy into passing on the Christian faith to the next generation. 

  • WST0310: Counseling Women
    Thursday Evenings 7-9 pm
    Instructor: Kristen Kellen
    Course Description: The course objectives for this class will be to think about life/problems/solutions in biblical categories, to develop basic tools for biblical counseling, and to be able to evaluate “Christian counseling” and self-help materials from a biblical perspective. The class will also learn more about the field of counseling and its vast resources for further self-education and personal ministry to women.

  • WST0270: Intro to Missions
    Thursday Evenings 7-9 pm
    Instructor: Jennifer Hall
    Course Description: This course is designed to introduce women to God’s global mission and the biblical, theological, historical, and practical bases for their participation in His mission.

  • WST0370: Intro to Biblical Languages
    Online Only
    Instructor: CJ Davis
    CourseDescription: This course is designed to provide an overview of language, concentrating on the biblical languages of Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic. The course will compare and contrast the biblical languages to English with a focus on understanding basic linguistic ideas such as grammar, syntax, style, genre, and others. The course will also address issues in translation and introduce students to tools for study in the original languages.

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