Registration

Below are the available modules available this term.

Please complete the foundation and pre-requisite module, Bible Overview, before registering for any other modules.

Preliminary Theology Certificate (PTC) Level

Foundation: Bible Overview

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BT111 Foundation: Bible Overview

An overview of the entire Bible, plus helpful hints on how to understand its main themes.

Syllabus
1. The Book of Books
2. Interpreting the Bible
3. From creation to new creation
4. Israel and God’s purposes
5. The promised land and God’s good purposes
6. The Kingdom of David & God’s purpose
7. God’s purpose renewed
8. Jesus the fulfiller of God’s purpose
9. The Gospel for the nations
10. Awaiting the fulfilment – The Apostles’ writings

Zoom Online – Daytime
Term 2
Thursdays 10am-12pm
Start date: 17 June 2021
Tutor: Oliver Wong

Zoom Online – St. Mary’s Cathedral
Term 2
Tuesdays 8-10pm
Start date: 15 June 2021
Tutor: Andrew Cheah

Self-Study – Bible Overview

Term 2

Start date: 1 June 2021
End date: 31 Aug 2021

Ephesians

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NT112 Ephesians

This letter teaches us that we can only understand the present by relating it to what God has done in the past, and therefore to his intentions for the future. Ephesians presents a big picture, with cosmic dimensions, of God and his world for us to take in.

Syllabus
1. Why write to the Ephesians
2. The big picture of God’s salvation
3. The Christian and the Church
4. The mystery in focus
5. The new humanity: in church
6. The new humanity: the old self and the new self
7. The new humanity: out of darkness into light
8. The new humanity: living by God’s wisdom
9. The new humanity: living in the overlap of the ages
10. To sum up all things in Christ

Term 2

Mondays 8-10pm
Start date: 31 May 2021
Tutor: Oliver Wong

Saturdays 8-10pm
Start date: 21 August 2021 (TBC)
Tutor: Martin Rushworth (TBC)

Start date: 1 June 2021
End date: 31 Aug 2021

New Testament 1

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NT111 New Testament 1

Exploring God’s purposes in sending Christ. Getting to know Jesus through the Gospel of Mark.

Syllabus
1. The gospel and the Gospels
2. Prepare the way for the Lord
3. The Kingdom of God is near
4. Jesus spoke to them in parables
5. Jesus cares for the perishing
6. Responding to Jesus
7. Following Jesus on the ‘way’
8. Jesus comes to Jerusalem
9. The Coming of the Son of Man
10. The King and his Kingdom

Zoom Online – St. Mary’s Cathedral

Term 2
Tuesdays 8-10pm
Start date: 15 June 2021
Tutor: Dinesh Natorajan

Self Study – New Testament 1
Term 2

Start date: 1 June 2021
End date: 31 Aug 2021

Intermediate Theology Certificate (ITC) Level

Doctrine 2

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CT121 Doctrine 2

Who is Jesus Christ? What is the nature of sin? How did Christ’s death deal with sin?

Syllabus

1. Adam: Man of Dust
2. Adam: Man in Sin
3. Christ: The Man from Heaven
4. Christ Crucified
5. Christ Exalted
6. The Spirit of God
7. The Call of God
8. Turning to God
9. The Justice of God
10. God’s Choice

Zoom Online – Evening

Term 2
Fridays 8pm-10pm
Start date: 28 May 2021
Tutor: Oliver Wong

Term 2
Start date: 1 June 2021
End date: 31 Aug 2021

Reformation Church History

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CH122 Reformation Church History

The Reformation was the time when the gospel was rediscovered. Learn how Christians found the freedom that Christ brings.

Syllabus
1. The medieval Background
2. Martin Luther
3. Lay Reformation in the cities
4. The radical Reformation
5. John Calvin & international Calvinism
6. The papal Reformation
7. The monarchical Reformation in England
8. Liturgical Reformation & Marion Counter Reformation
9. Elizabethan England & international
10. Scotland and Presbyterianism

Term 2
Mondays 8pm-10pm
Start date: 31 May 2021
Tutor: Nick Gonyea
Term 2

Start date: 1 June 2021
End date: 31 Aug 2021

Old Testament 2

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OT121 Old Testament 2

This unit considers the Former Prophets from Joshua to 2 Kings.

Syllabus
1. Introduction to the former prophets
2. The book of Joshua
3. The book of Judges
4. 1 Samuel 1–12 Samuel and the beginnings of the monarchy
5. 1 Samuel 13-31
6. 2 Samuel
7. 1 Kings 1-11
8. 1 Kings 12—2 Kings 17 Israel and Judah
9. 1 Kings 17—2 Kings 13
10. 2 Kings 18-25

Zoom Online – St. Mary’s Cathedral
Term 2
Tuesdays 8-10pm
Start date: 15 June 2021
Tutor: Lee Kon Yim

Self Study – Old Testament 2
Term 2
Start date: 1 June 2021
End date: 31 Aug 2021

Advanced Theology Certificate (ThC) Level

New Testament 4

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NT141 New Testament 4

An overview of the non-Pauline letters, with an in-depth look at Hebrews and how to understand Revelation.

Syllabus
1. Introduction to Hebrews
2. Hebrews 1-4
3. Hebrews 5-10
4. Hebrews 10:19-13:25
5. The Epistle of James
6. 1 Peter 1-2
7. 1 Peter 3-5
8. Jude and 2 Peter
9. Revelation 1-3
10. Revelation 4-22

Zoom Online – St. Mary’s Cathedral

Term 2
Tuesdays 8-10pm
Start date: 15 June 2021
Tutor: Oliver Wong

Self Study – New Testament 4
Term 2

Start date: 1 June 2021
End date: 31 Aug 2021