COURSE DESCRIPTION OF MASTER


LDC10101         Introduction to the Old Testament    (4 units)
A summary study of the organization and content of the books with special attention given to the canon and problems of authorship, dating and authenticity.

LDC102        Introduction to the New Testament    (4 units)
Study of manuscript evidence, canon, authorship, dating, organization and messages of the books.

MDV103        Pentateuch    (4 units)
A biblical and theological analysis of God’s covenantal administration of his kingdom during the period covered by the Pentateuch. Study of the emergence and formation of the Old Testament Canon. Survey of the content and higher criticism of the books of the Pentateuch.

MDV104      New Testament History     (4 units)
A study tracing the history of the English Bible from the ancient manuscripts to the modern versions; comparisons and evaluation of modern versions.

MDV105      Biblical Hermeneutics     (4 units)
A presentation of the general principles necessary for a sound interpretation of scripture and the special principles governing the interpretation of such subjects as poetry prophecy, typology and parables.

MDV106      Theological Bibliography    (4 units)
An introduction to tools for use in biblical and theological study including: encyclopedias, monographs, periodicals, bibliographical texts. Course includes emphasis upon hands-on experiences with computerized bibliographical and research tools.

MDV107      New Testament Theology     (4 units)
The development of major New Testament doctrines and their bearing on the Christian life.

MDV108      Seminar I: New Testament    (4 units)
General introduction and hermeneutics: historical cultural and religious background; the language and translation of the New Testament; textual Criticism; the theological reason of the New Testament; the New Testament book as can; seminar for the principles and practice of New Testament exegesis.

MDV109      Biblical Counseling    (4 units)
Biblical principles that will help identify and suggest solutions for problems encountered in ministry; counseling techniques.

MDV110      Christian Education    (4 units)
Educational ministry of the church is presented on the basis of a biblical perspective. Practical programmatic issues of curriculum and instruction such as Sunday school, vacation Bible School, adult Bible classes, youth ministry, curriculum planning, and teacher training are also addressed.

MDV111      The Christian Mind    (4 units)
Summary of the biblical world and life view; the Word of God, Revelation, ad inspiration; ‘knowing’ and ‘thinking’ and responses to God’s Word; the radical difference between Christian and non-Christian thinking; nature and methods of theology and apologetics; procedures for dealing with difficulties in the Christian faith.

MDV112      History of Twentieth Century Christianity    (4 units)
The growth and development of the Christian Church in America and the rise of the denominations in this land.

MDV113      Korean Church History    (4 units)
A study of the growth and development of the Christian Church in Korea with special attention to current critical issues.

MDV114      History of Israel    (4 units)
Special introduction to the historical books of the Old Testament, Exegesis of selected passages, development of biblical-theological themes, and study of the history of Israel. One hour per week devoted to Hebrew translation of relevant historical passage.

MDV115      History of the Christian Church    (4 units)
A study of the developing Theology, ecclesiology, piety and worship of the Christian Church from the close of the apostolic age to 600 A.D.

MDV116      History of Christian Doctrines    (4 units)
Summary of the biblical world and life view; the word of God, revelation, and inspirations; 'knowing' and 'thinking' as responses to God’s word; the radical difference between Christian and non-Christian thinking; nature and methods of Theology and apologetics; procedures for dealing with difficulties in the Christian faith.

MDV117      Introduction to Christian Ethnics    (4 units)
Structure and content of Christian ethics; goal, motive, and norm of the Christian life; analysis of technical issues of authority, life, sexuality, property and truthfulness.

MDV118      Personal Evangelism    (4 units)
The practical examination of the theology of evangelism and discipleship with an emphasis on developing the skills of personal evangelism and equipping others to share their faith.

MDV119      Principles of Discipleship if Church Growth in the USA    (4 units)
An examination of the interpersonal relationships and character development as applied to the process of discipleship. A biblical study of church growth principles. An analysis of contemporary practices.

MDV120      Evangelism Seminar    (4 units)
This field education reflection seminar will include the reformed theology of evangelism; an introduction to various biblically consistent methods for presenting the gospel of Jesus Christ through guided observation in the local church, presentations by resource persons with effective evangelistic ministries, and evaluative discussion; an opportunity for participation in aspects of the practice of evangelism.

MDV121      Greek I    (4 units)
Intensive instruction in New Testament Greek with emphasis upon morphology.

MDV122      Hebrew I    (4 units)
A study of basic grammar and vocabulary.

MDV123      Missions: A Biblical Theology    (4 units)
The Biblical basis and the contemporary practice of Christian missions worldwide, with special attention to recent theorizing on cross-cultural communication and church development.

MDV124      Christian Apologetics    (4 units)
The nature, method and uses of Christian apologetics; a biblical response to some attacks on Christian faith.

MDV125      Ministry of the Word in Worship    (4 units)
The course emphasizes the centrality of the inspired scriptures in the worship life of the church. On the basis of a biblical theology of preaching, the role of the pastor as a Minister of the Word will be examined, and initial training given in the art of preparing and delivering sermons.

MDV126      Pastoral Theology    (4 units)
Pastoral theology and general pastoral café: Biblical and professional standards of ministerial conduct.

MED101      Philosophy of Christian Education    (4 units)
An examination of the biblical and theological foundations of Christian education; development of a personal philosophy of Christian education which is both biblical and practical.

MRS113      Children Ministry    (4 units)
The Christian educational ministry of the church is presented on the basis of a biblical perspective. Practical programmatic issues of curriculum and instruction such as Sunday school, vacation Bible school, adult Bible classes, youth ministry, curriculum planning, and teacher training are also addressed.

MDV105      Biblical Hermeneutics    (4 units)
A Presentation of the general principles necessary of a sound interpretation of scripture and the special principles governing the interpretation of such subjects as poetry prophecy, typology and parables.

MMO102      Biblical Theology    (4 units)
Overview of the covenantal structure of the whole of biblical revelation, centering on concepts of kingdom, covenant and Mediator.

MMO103      The Acts of Apostles    (4 units)
A study of the emergence of the early Christian church as recounted in the Acts of Apostles. Attention is given to the historical context of the work, the literacy techniques of the author, and the abiding theological lessons for Christian faith and practice today.

MMO104        The Historical Development of the Movement    (4 units)
An Analysis of the dynamics of the growth of the Christian movement form the Apostolic age to present, including perspectives of A.D. 2006. Special attention given to various types of mission structures.

MDV116        History of Christian Doctrines    (4 units)
Summary of the biblical world and life view; the word of God, revelation, and inspirations; 'knowing' and 'thinking' as responses to God’s word; the radical difference between Christian and non-Christian thinking; nature and methods of Theology and apologetics; procedures for dealing with difficulties in the Christian faith.

MMO106        Christian Ethics    (4 units)
Structure and content of Christian Ethics; goal, motive and norm of the Christian life; analysis of ethical issues of authority, life, sexuality, property and truthfulness.

MMO107        Principles of Discipleship    (4 units)
The nature and method and uses of Christian apologetics: a biblical response to some attacks on Christian faith.

MMO108        Basic Evangelism    (4 units)
A study of evangelism theory and revivals. The practice examination of the theology of evangelism and discipleship with an emphasis on developing the skills of personal evangelism and equipping others to share their faith.

MMO109        Mission of the Church    (4 units)
A study of the church mission and evangelism theological background bases on biblical foundation and its application since Christian church existed.

MMO110        Theology of Mission    (4 units)
Theology of mission and evangelism from a reformed perspective; principles of personal and corporate evangelism and cross-cultural communications of the Gospel.

MMO111        Mission History of the Korean Church    (4 units)
A study of the history of the Korean church since American missionaries came and the growth and development of the Christian church in Korean peninsula.

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