FIRST YEAR STUDY 2015 – SUBJECTS AVAILABLE

FIRST YEAR STUDY 2015 – SUBJECTS AVAILABLE
Unless otherwise indicated subjects are units in all course awards. Semester Dates and Course Abbreviations may be found
at the end. For units of study from years 2 – 4 of the College program contact the Applications Administrator.
SEMESTER 1 – EVENING SUBJECTS
TUESDAY EVENINGS
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BS121 New Testament 1
The unit is an introduction to the study of the New Testament
focusing on assisting students to read the New Testament writings
aware of their historical, literary and theological nature. There is a
particular emphasis on the structure, content and distinctive
theological emphases on Ephesians in Semester 1.
Lecturer:
Time:
Location:
Philip Kern
6.30 – 9.30pm (includes break)
St Andrews Cathedral School
Lecturers:
Time:
Location:
Andrew Shead
6.30 – 8.30pm (includes break)
St Andrews Cathedral School
Lecturer:
Time:
Location:
Lionel Windsor
6.30 – 9.30pm (includes break)
St Andrews Cathedral School
Lecturers:
Time:
Location:
Andrew Shead
6.30 – 8.30pm (includes break)
St Andrews Cathedral School
THURSDAY EVENINGS
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BS111 Old Testament 1
This is an introduction to the Old Testament as an historical
document of the Ancient Near East, a document whose literature
reveals the God of history and his purposes for humanity. The unit
focuses on the historical setting, the content and major themes of
the Pentateuch with a special emphasis on the book of Genesis.
SEMESTER 2 – EVENING SUBJECTS
TUESDAY EVENINGS
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BS121 New Testament 1 (cont)
The unit is an introduction to the study of the New Testament
focusing on assisting students to read the New Testament writings
aware of their historical, literary and theological nature. There is a
particular emphasis on the structure, content and distinctive
theological emphases of the Gospel of Mark in Semester 2.
THURSDAY EVENINGS
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BS111 Old Testament 1 (cont)
Thi is an introduction to the Old Testament as an historical
document of the Ancient Near East, a document whose literature
reveals the God of history and his purposes for humanity. The unit
focuses on the historical setting, the content and major themes of
the Pentateuch with a special emphasis on the book of Genesis.
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SEMESTER 1 – DAYTIME SUBJECTS
MONDAYS
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BS141 Biblical Theology
This unit introduces the structure of biblical revelation. It focuses on
the unfolding self-revelation of God in human history as revealed in
the Bible. It provides understanding of God’s work in the world,
through a greater appreciation of how God has revealed himself
culminating in the Lord Jesus Christ.
Lecturer:
Time:
Location:
Peter Orr
10.20am – 1.00pm
Moore College
Lecturers:
Time:
Peter Bolt
Tuesdays 8.05am – 12.05pm
(includes break)
Moore College
TUESDAYS
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BS121 New Testament 1 (Mark)
This unit has lectures on both Tuesdays and Fridays.
The unit is an introduction to the study of the New Testament
focusing on assisting students to read the New Testament writings
aware of their historical, literary and theological nature. There is a
particular emphasis on the structure, content and distinctive
theological emphases of the Gospel of Mark on Tuesdays and on
Ephesians on Fridays.
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CM151 Evangelistic Apologetics
(DipB&Miss/DipB&Min only)
This unit aims to equip the student to understand and communicate
the Scriptures in a clear, innovative and creative way through
structures that recognize and utilize the diversity of social and
cultural settings in which people operate.
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BS102 Greek 1A
Location:
Lecturer:
Time:
Location:
Colin Bale
Tuesdays 12.10pm – 2.50pm
(includes break)
Moore College
(BD /BTh /DipB&Miss elective only)
This unit provides the basic elements of the New Testament Greek
for New Testament study. It focuses on morphology, grammar and
vocabulary, assisting students to understand New Testament Greek
at a word/sentence level.
Lecturers:
Time:
Location:
Lionel Windsor & Will Timmins
Tuesdays 12.10pm – 2.50pm
(includes break)
Fridays 12.10pm – 1pm (term 1 only)
Moore College
WEDNESDAYS
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BS106 Hebrew 1
(BD elective/BTh elective)
Hebrew 1 is best studied for the whole year. The Hebrew 1 unit
aims to begin students on a life of study of the Hebrew Old
Testament and the message it conveys. The unit focuses on
helping students begin to build a basic vocabulary, acquire a basic
knowledge of Hebrew grammar and syntax, and practice key
translation skills.
A competent use of Hebrew grammar and syntax will ground the
student’s subsequent OT exegetical and theological work in the
original forms of expression of the text.
Updated 17 November 2014
Lecturers:
Time:
Location:
Paul Williamson, Dan Wu &
Lionel Windsor
Wednesdays 8.05am – 8.55am
Wednesdays 10.20am – 11.10am
Thursdays 10.20am – 11.10am
Moore College
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WEDNESDAYS CONT
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CM106 Evangelistic Ministry
Lecturer:
Time:
(DipB&Miss/DipB&Min only)
This unit aims to equip the student to understand and communicate
the Scriptures in a clear, innovative and creative way through
structures that recognize and utilize the diversity of social and cultural
settings in which people operate.
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CM162 Understanding Buddhism and Islam
(BD elective/BTh elective/DipB&Miss only)
This unit provides students with knowledge and skills, from a biblical
and theological perspective, to minister in a multicultural and multifaith environment. From a biblical perspective it critically explores
the basic beliefs of Islam and Buddhism.
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CT124 Church History and Congregations
Location:
Archie Poulos & Bruce Hall
8.05am – 8.55am
10.20 am– 11.10am
Moore College
Lecturer:
Time:
Location:
Visiting lecturers
11.15am – 2.50pm (includes break)
Moore College
Lecturers:
Time:
Location:
Keith Condie & Tara Stenhouse
11.15am – 2.50pm (includes break)
Moore College
Lecturers:
Time:
Location:
Ministry & Mission Depts
11.15am – 2.50pm (includes break)
(Plus an hour workshop on Tuesday
Wednesday or Thursday)
Moore College
Lecturers:
Time:
Location:
Matthew Jensen
10.20am – 12pm
Moore College
(DipB&Min only)
This unit gives students an understanding of the social, cultural,
political and theological forces that have shaped the church and
congregational ministry. It lays a foundation for a more informed
engagement with the contemporary church setting.
THURSDAYS
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CM102 Ministry and Mission 1
This unit focuses on the foundational principles of ministry &
mission, the pastor’s spiritual life, personal ministry and the
proclamation of God’s Word. It will assist in the development of the
student’s commitment to living a life consistent with the teachings
of the Bible, and of building God’s church by the proclamation of the
Word through effective, loving relationships.
FRIDAYS
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BS121 New Testament 1 (Ephesians)
The unit continues the Tuessday classes, and is an introduction to
the study of the New Testament focusing on assisting students to
read the New Testament writings aware of their historical, literary
and theological nature. There is a particular emphasis on the
structure, content and distinctive theological emphases on
Ephesians.
SEMESTER DATES
Semester 1
Monday 9 February – Friday 19 June 2015
College Missions 22 March –29 March
Mid-Year Break 20 June – 12 July
Semester 2
Monday 13 July – Friday 13 November 2015
Spring Break 7 – 11 September
Updated 17 November 2014
COURSE ABBREVIATIONS
BD
Bachelor of Divinity
BTh
Bachelor of Theology
DipB&Miss
Diploma of Bible and Missions
DipB&Min
Diploma of Bible and Ministry
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