MPP1101 - Investigating Christian Theology I
A systematic study of the Christian faith from a uniquely Wesleyan-Holiness perspective with emphasis on the doctrines of God, humanity, sin, and the person and work of Jesus Christ. Related areas covered will be revelation, the inspiration and authority of Scripture, the Trinity, creation, and the atonement. Prerequisite: Tracing the Story of God in the Bible.
The following learning goals will be achieved by this course:
- To articulate the biblical doctrines of God, humanity, sin, and the person and work of Jesus Christ.
- To identify the main Wesleyan distinctive relevant for each of the above four areas of this course.
- To relate these theological concepts to practical living and ministry.
The following are competencies for Ministry as outlined in the Sourcebook for Ministerial Development that will be addressed in this course:
- Ability to articulate the Nazarene Articles of Faith. (CN-7)
- Ability to demonstrate an understanding of theological reflection including its sources, its historical development, and its Wesleyan contemporary expressions. (CN-8)
It is recommended that the following courses be taken before taking this course: Telling the Old Testament Story of God, Telling the New Testament Story of God, Communicating with Spoken and Written Language, and Tracing the Story of God in the Bible.