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BBST 251: Theology I

Fall 2010, Dr. Erik Thoennes

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  • Creation: Males and Females

    Dr. Erik Thoennes shows that gender is not defined socially but biblically. He discusses the process Christians need to undertake to establish culturally appropriate gender roles from a biblical pe...

  • Doctrine of Sin

    from BBST 251: Theology I

    by Erik Thoennes

    59:07 — April 7, 2011

    Doctrine of Sin

    Dr. Erik Thoennes unpacks a biblical definition of sin. He states that Christians must recognize how humanity is innately foul, how righteous hatred is necessary for godly love, and how sin brings ...

  • Doctrine of the Trinity

    Dr. Erik Thoennes explains the Biblical evidence and significance of the Trinity, beginning by showing evidence in the Old Testament and continuing into the New Testament. He goes on to emphasize t...

  • Doing Theology

    from BBST 251: Theology I

    by Erik Thoennes

    60:21 — February 17, 2011

    Doing Theology

    Dr. Erik Thoennes teaches a step-by-step approach to achieving good theology. He explains the progressive processes of textual criticism, exegesis, and Biblical theology as they ultimately lead to ...

  • Human Beings in the Image of God

    Dr. Erik Thoennes works out a deeper definition of humanity by discussing its essence and function. Thoennes emphasizes that love for God necessarily implies love for other people and discusses how...

  • Humanity and The Image of God

    Dr. Erik Thoennes works out a deeper definition of humanity by discussing its essence and function. Thoennes emphasizes that love for God necessarily implies love for other people and discusses how...

  • Introduction, Part 1

    from BBST 251: Theology I

    by Erik Thoennes

    53:41 — February 1, 2011

    Introduction, Part 1

    Dr. Erik Thoennes introduces his class to the importance of theology using the hymn, "Be Thou My Vision." He continues by relating the personal loves and hates of students to the character of God.

  • Introduction, Part 2

    from BBST 251: Theology I

    by Erik Thoennes

    57:57 — February 3, 2011

    Introduction, Part 2

    Dr. Erik Thoennes walks his class through the course syllabus and explains the significance of the course material. He places particular emphasis on the value of honoring God with proactive studying.

  • Moralistic Therapeutic Deism

    Dr. Erik Thoennes defines the popular belief of Moralistic Therapeutic Deism and shows how it is refuted by good theological practices. He prompts his students to engage culture and evangelism with...

  • The Apostle's Creed

    Dr. Erik Thoennes outlines the Apostles' Creed and the significance of its points and accuracy. He discusses some of the theological challenges that have been placed against the creed and explains ...

About

Dr. Erik Thoennes teaches some of the fundamental doctrines of Christianity. These include the biblical doctrines of Christ, the Trinity, man, and sin. Thoennes additionally explains the historical development of many of the doctrines.

Authors

  • Erik Thoennes  

    • Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies
    • Chair, Biblical & Theological Studies Theology Department

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