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A seminar on the philosophical and theological issues associated with the existence of evil and its implications for Christian theism. 3 semester hrs.

PHI9800 Seminar in Western Thought A focused study of philosophical developments in ancient, medieval, and Renaissance eras as they have influenced and interacted with Christian faith. 3 semester hrs.

PHI9900 Current Topics in Philosophy of Religion A seminar on issues such as religious authority, theistic proofs, faith and reason, and religious language, philosophy of history, theological method, and immortality. 3 semester hrs.

PHI9920 Christian Faith and the Modern Mind A seminar on the relationship of popular culture, media, and the arts to the Christian faith. 3 semester hrs.

PHI9930 Christian Faith and Science A seminar on the relationship of science and technology to the Christian faith. 3 semester hrs.

PHI9940 Coherence of Theism A seminar the examines the coherence of trinitarianism and the philosophically informed definitions of the divine attributes – including simplicity, necessity, timelessness, immutability, omnipotence, omniscience, and perfect goodness. 3 semester hrs.

PHI9950 Epistemology A seminar on the nature, extent, and source of knowledge with a focus on the justification of belief and knowledge claims. 3 semester hrs.

Preaching and Speech PRS9600 Seminar in Expository Preaching An exploration of the science and art of biblical exegesis for the purpose of expository proclamation of Scripture. Historical and contemporary theories and models of expository preaching will be examined. 3 semester hrs.

PRS9610 The Use of the Bible in Preaching (Old Testament) A seminar dealing with principles and methods for effective Bible preaching from the Old Testament. 3 semester hrs.

PRS9620 The Use of the Bible in Preaching (New Testament) A seminar dealing with principles and methods for effective Bible preaching from the New Testament. 3 semester hrs.

PRS9630 The Use of the Bible in Preaching (Genres of Scripture) An examination of genre-specific preaching methodologies, with a view to their canonical and Christological emphases. 3 semester hrs. As needed

PRS9700 Rhetoric and Speech Communication A seminar addressing the significance of the theory and methodologies of rhetoric and speech communication for contemporary preaching. 3 semester hrs.

PRS9800 The Preaching Tradition A seminar focusing on a selected period in church history. The preaching of that era will be examined in terms of its setting, methods and style, and lasting contribution to the Christian movement. 3 semester hrs.

PRS9900 Current Trends in Preaching A seminar addressing current trends in homiletics, including an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of inductive preaching, narrative preaching, and other recent emphases. 3 semester hrs.

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2012-2013 Academic Catalog  

The official Academic Catalog of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary