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BBST 251: Theology I

Fall 2010, Dr. Erik Thoennes

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  • The Knowability of God

    from BBST 251: Theology I

    by Erik Thoennes

    68:08 — February 10, 2011

    The Knowability of God

    After acknowledging the vast incomprehensibility of God, Dr. Erik Thoennes explains the value of knowing God. He argues why knowledge must move Christians to action and explains that theology is th...

  • The Character of God

    from BBST 251: Theology I

    by Erik Thoennes

    60:31 — February 24, 2011

    The Character of God

    Using Moses experience on Mt. Sinai, Dr. Erik Thoennes outlines the character of God. He explains how God reveals Himself through the Bible to be omnipotent, personal, loving, and patient, leading ...

  • The Doctrine of Creation

    Dr. Erik Thoennes highlights God's role as Creator in Scripture and makes the point that there is special emphasis on God as the Creator of humans. Based on creation, Thoennes explains that God has...

  • 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...

  • The Image of God, Part II

    Dr. Erik Thoennes teaches that Christians are obligated to look at humanity with value from God. He refutes the common view that functionality determines human value and shows that value comes inst...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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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.

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  • Erik Thoennes  

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

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