Registration

Below are the available courses available this coming term. Please complete the foundation course, Bible Overview before registering for any other course.

Preliminary Theology Certificate (PTC) Courses

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 – Online

Term 3 

Every Tuesday 8-10pm
Start date: 8 September 2020
Tutor: Andrew Cheah

PJEFC – Online

Term 3 

Every Wednesday 8-10pm
Start date: 9 September 2020
Tutor: Jeremy Lim

Day Time (Zoom Online Class)

Term 3 

Every Tuesday 10am-12pm
Start date: 8 September 2020
Tutor: Oliver Wong

Self-Study

Term 3 

First day of term: 1 Sep 2020
End of Term: 30 Nov 2020
Exam period: 17 – 30 Nov 2020

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

Self-Study
Term 3

First day of term: 1 Sep 2020
End of Term: 30 Nov 2020
Exam period: 17 – 30 Nov 2020

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

St Mary’s Cathedral – Online
Term 3

Every Tuesday 8-10pm
Start date: 8 September 2020
Tutor: Paul Lau

Melaka – Online 
Term 3

Every Wednesday 8-10pm
Start date: 2 September 2020
Tutor: Daniel Wong

Self-Study
Term 3

First day of term: 1 Sep 2020
End of Term: 30 Nov 2020
Exam period: 17 – 30 Nov 2020

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

BEM Kuching – Online

Term 3

Every Saturday 10.30am – 12.30pm
Start date: 5 September 2020
Tutor: Brian King

Self-Study

Term 3

First day of term: 1 Sep 2020
End of Term: 30 Nov 2020
Exam period: 17 – 30 Nov 2020

Intermediate Theology Certificate (ITC) Courses

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 3

Every Wednesday 8-10pm

Start date: 9 September 2020
Tutor: Hon Sir Neng
Term 3
First day of term: 1 Sep 2020
End of Term: 30 Nov 2020
Exam period: 17 – 30 Nov 2020

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

St Mary’s Cathedral – Online
Term 3

Every Tuesday 8-10pm
Start date: 8 September 2020
Tutor: Kon Lee

Self-Study
Term 3

First day of term: 1 Sep 2020
End of Term: 30 Nov 2020
Exam period: 17 – 30 Nov 2020

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 Class
Term 3

Every Thursday 8-10pm
Start date: 6 August 2020
Tutor: Rev. Hiew Hoong Cheong

Self-Study
Term 3

First day of term: 1 Sep 2020
End of Term: 30 Nov 2020
Exam period: 17 – 30 Nov 2020

Advanced Theology Certificate (ThC) Courses

Historical Theology

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Historical Theology

A comprehensive study of the historical development of some of the central doctrines of the Christian faith.
Syllabus

1. Ignatius, and Grace and Liberty
2. Justin Martyr, and the Doctrine of God
3. Irenaeus, and Salvation
4. Athanasius, and the Incarnation
5. Augustine, and the Doctrine of Man
6. Anselm, and the Atonement
7. Luther, and Grace and Faith
8. Calvin, and the Christian World View
9. The Nineteenth Century Liberals
10. Twentieth Century Theology

Every Monday 8-10pm
Start date: 7 September 2020
Tutor: Nick Gonyea

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

St Mary’s Cathedral – Online
Term 3

Every Tuesday 8-10pm
Start date: 8 September 2020
Tutor: Matt Deaver

Self-Study
Term 3

First day of term: 1 Sep 2020
End of Term: 30 Nov 2020
Exam period: 17 – 30 Nov 2020

John’s Gospel

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NT142 Gospel According to John

This study of John focuses solely on John’s Gospel, drawing out what is distinctive about the Gospel both in terms of content and style.

Syllabus
1. The Word of God becomes flesh (John 1)
2. From Cana to Cana
3. Deciding about Jesus (John 5-6)
4. The light of the world (John 7-9)
5. My sheep hear my voice (John 10-12)
6. Abide in me (John 13:1-15:17)
7. In that day (John 15:18-17:26)
8. In my place condemned he stood (John 18:1-19:42)
9. Resurrection (John 20:1-21:23)
10. A fourth Gospel

Zoom Online Class
Term 3

Every Friday 8-10pm
Start date: 28 August 2020
Tutor: Oliver Wong

Self Study

Term 3

First day of term: 1 Sep 2020
End of Term: 30 Nov 2020
Exam period: 17 – 30 Nov 2020