2023 Term 3 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

St Mary’s Cathedral, KL
(Zoom Online, Week 3 and Week 9 Hybrid)
Term 3
Tuesdays, 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 12 September 2023
Tutor: Andrew Cheah

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

Saturdays 10.30am – 12.30pm
Start Date: 16 September 2023
Tutor: Brian King

Promise to Fulfilment

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BT121 Promise to Fulfilment

This module is designed to help students interpret the Bible and so is particularly useful for those who are involved in any teaching ministry.

Syllabus
1. Biblical Theology
2. Jesus and the Old Testament
3. Abraham and the Children of Promise 1
4. Abraham and the Children of Promise 2
5. Exodus and God’s Redemption 1
6. Exodus and God’s Redemption 2
7. The King of God’s Kingdom
8. The Covenant of Grace
9. The Gospel for the Nations
10. The Eternal Inheritance

St Mary’s Cathedral KL
(Intensive classes)
Term 3

24 November 2023 (Friday), 8.00pm – 10.00pm
25 November 2023 (Saturday), 9.00am – 6.00pm
7 December 2023 (Thursday), 8.00pm – 10.00pm
9 December 2023 (Saturday), 9.00am – 6.00pm
Tutor: Andrew Cheah

Old Testament 1

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OT111 Old Testament 1

Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy together. What do they teach? What holds them together.

Syllabus
1. Creation and God’s purposes
2. Rebellion and judgement
3. The patriarchs
4. The book of Exodus
5. The redemption of Israel
6. Israel at Sinai
7. The sacrificial system
8. The book of Numbers
9. The book of Deuteronomy
10. Major ideas in Deuteronomy

Online
Term 3

Saturdays, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Start Date: 23 September 2023
Tutor: Brandon Wong

Intermediate Theology Certificate (ITC) Level

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

St Mary’s Cathedral, KL
(Zoom Online, Week 3 and Week 9 Hybrid)
Term 3
Tuesdays, 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 12 September 2023
Tutor: Martin Rushworth

Early Church History

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CH121 Early Church History

Early Church History takes a look at the life of the church (its struggles, persecution, and consolidation) through the first five centuries AD.

Syllabus
1. Introduction to Early Church History
2. Apostles and ‘Apostolic Fathers’
3. Challengers and Champions: Heresies in the first centuries
4. Christian Life: 2nd and 3rd centuries
5. The Hour of Trial: Persecutions of the Early Church
6. A New Era: Accepted and Respected
7. Trinitarian Controversies
8. Men and Women of East and West
9. The Road to Chalcedon: Christological Controversies
10. Popes, Monks and Missionaries

Online
Term 3

Mondays, 8pm – 10pm
Start Date: 18 September 2023
Tutor: Oliver Wong

Advanced Theology Certificate (ThC) Level

Doctrine 3

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CT131 Doctrine 3

The Church. What it is and what does it do in the purposes of God? Attention is paid to Christian worship, baptism and the Lord’s supper.

Syllabus
1. The Church (1): The Nature of the Church
2. The Church (2): God’s Calling of the Church
3. The Church (3): The Fellowship of the Church
4. The Church (4): The Continuity of the Church
5. The Church (5): The Church & Denominations
6. Christian Worship
7. The Lord’s Supper
8. Baptism
9. The Ministry
10. False Ministries

Online
Term 3

Thursdays, 8.00pm – 10.00pm
Start date: 14 September 2023
Tutor: Tim Philips

Old Testament 4

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OT141 Old Testament 4

The focus of this unit is in the ‘Writings’ with a particular look at the nature of wisdom literature in the Old Testament.

Syllabus
1. Introduction to the Writings
2. The Psalms: an overview
3. Selected Psalms
4. Wisdom in Israel
5. The book of Proverbs
6. The Song of Songs and Ruth
7. The book of Job
8. Ecclesiastes and Lamentations
9. Apocalyptic in Israel
10. Daniel, Esther and the Apocrypha

Online

Term 3
Thursdays, 8.00pm – 10.00pm
Start Date: 14 September 2023
Tutor: Nick Gonyea