BBST 251: Theology I

Fall 2010, Dr. Erik Thoennes

  • 28 Items
  • 27.3 Hours of Content

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  • 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...

  • Who is Jesus?

    from BBST 251: Theology I

    by Erik Thoennes

    53:35 — April 14, 2011

    Who is Jesus?

    Dr. Erik Thoennes begins answering the ever-important question of who Christ is. Thoennes emphasizes that Jesus' purpose was to save humanity because humanity cannot save itself. He continues on to...

  • The Deity of Christ: Son of Man

    Dr. Erik Thoennes digs through Scripture to prove that Jesus was fully aware of His deity. Thoennes explains how Jesus draws from various Old Testament examples to call Himself God and makes the po...

  • The Duality of Jesus' Humanity and Divinity

    After opening with a hymn, Dr. Erik Thoennes teaches on the reality and importance of the humanity of Christ. He stresses that Jesus understands humanity's pain, toil, and limitations from His time...

  • The Reversal of Fortune

    from BBST 251: Theology I

    by Erik Thoennes

    57:37 — November 4, 2010

    The Reversal of Fortune

    Dr. Erik Thoennes takes time to examine a hymn and see humanity's need for Christ. He goes on to discuss the fundamental point of the gospel and teaches how humanity is in desperate need of its sal...

  • The Doctrine of Jesus, Part 1

    After reviewing a popular perspective on Jesus as relayed through Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Erik Thoennes takes his class through several key passages to determine what the Bible truly says about Christ. ...

  • The Doctrine of Jesus, Part 2

    Dr. Erik Thoennes works through Scripture to show that Jesus was both human and God. He takes particular care to show that Jesus was fully aware of his deity.

  • The Four Affirmations of Biblical Christology

    After reviewing the divinity of Christ, Dr. Erik Thoennes describes Jesus' utter humanity. He gives scriptural evidence to show that Jesus experienced physical limitations, faced temptation, and wa...

  • The Humanity of Christ, Part 1

    Dr. Erik Thoennes uses the beginning of 1 John to emphasize that Christ's humanity is a marvelous thing. He continues to explain that Christ's humanity is eternal, and that if Jesus is not truly hu...

  • The Humanity of Christ, Part 2

    Dr. Erik Thoennes shows that Jesus' humanity included an active religious life and should serve as a model for Christians today. He also shows that Christ is eternally human and represents humanity...


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.


  • Erik Thoennes  

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

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