Theology 101 is a course of teaching and discussion sessions on the building blocks of Christian truth.
Each session involves input based on Scripture and Classic Christian Texts followed by discussion. The aim is to give participants an overview of the key ideas and controversies of Christian Theology.
When and Where
Mondays, 12.15pm to 1.40pm at the Appleby Rooms. Lunch of soup and rolls is provided.
All are welcome but places are limited. If you're interested in joining Theology 101 please contact the Church Office.
Term 1 - Encountering the God Who Really Is
- Introduction to Theology 101 - The Revelation of the Living God
Tradition, Reason, Experience and the Authority of Holy Scripture
- God from Beginning to End - The Creator
Encountering the God of the Bible
- God 3 in 1 - The Heart of the Trinity
Who is the God of the Bible?
- God and Us - The Implications of the Trinity
What it means to believe in the God of the Bible
- 'Image of the Invisible God' - The Incarnation
Jesus - Divine and Human
- Once for All - The Atonement
The Centrality of the Cross of Christ
- Substitionary Penal Atonement
Understanding the Debate about the Cross
- The Go-Between God
The Person and Work of the Spirit
Term 2 - Sin, Satan and Freedom in Christ
- The Human Condition
The Problem of Sin
- The Divine Initiative
Grace, Faith and Works
- The Accuser and his Friends
Satan, Demons and the Powers
- The Victor and His Triumph
The Triumph of Jesus over Evil
- God's New Humanity
Justification and Life
- God's New Community
The Doctrine of the Church
- The Bath that Jesus Instructed
- The Meal that Jesus Instituted
The Lord's Supper
Term 3 - Issues for Today
- The Challenge of Feminist Theology
What's Right about Feminism?
- The Challenge of the Prosperity Gospel
Does God want us Rich?
- The Challenge of Cessationism
How should we Relate Prophetic Gifts to Scripture's Authority?
- The Challenge of the Post-Modernity
Is Truth Subjective?
- The Challenge of Healing
What is a Viable Theology of Healing for Today?