MPP1111 - Investigating Christian Theology II
A systematic study of the Christian faith from a uniquely Wesleyan-Holiness perspective with emphasis on the doctrines of salvation, the person and work of the Holy Spirit, the Church, and the Second Coming of Christ. Related areas covered will be the way of salvation, the teaching and life of holiness, the nature of ministry, the sacraments, and views of the millennium. Prerequisites: Investigating Christian Theology I.
The following learning goals will be achieved by this course:
- To articulate the Biblical doctrines of The Holy Spirit, Salvation, The Church, and Eschatology.
- To identify the theological/technical terms for the above four areas of this course.
- 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 competencies as outlined in the Sourcebook on Ordination: United States of America Edition, 2006 to meet the educational requirements for Ordination within the Church of the Nazarene will be achieved by completing this course:
- Ability to describe the major theological concepts of the Old Testament.(CN-7)
- Ability to identify and describe the major theological concepts of the New Testament.(CN-14)
- Ability to identify and explain the main characteristics of the nature of: God, Christ, the Holy Spirit, the Human Person, Sin, Salvation, The Christian Life, the Church and Sacraments, and Eschatology.(CN-19)
- Ability to reflect theologically on life and ministry.(CN-20)
- Ability to demonstrate understanding of the sources of theological reflection, its historical development, and its contemporary expressions.(CN-21)
- Ability to articulate the distinctive characteristics of Wesleyan theology.(CN-22)
- Ability to envision, order, participate, & lead in contextualized theologically grounded worship and to develop and lead appropriate services for special occasions (i.e. wedding, funeral, baptism, and Lord's Supper).(CP-21)
Investigating Christian Theology I