Theological Method, God, & Scripture

Eric J. Lehner

Theological Method, God, and Scripture is the first of four courses in systematic theology. The title indicates the three focal points of the course. As a result of taking this course, the student will be able to demonstrate comprehension of the scope and function of theological method as it applies to the practice of formulating theological expressions, and competently discuss core doctrinal beliefs such as the existence of God, the Trinity, and the inspiration and inerrancy of Scripture, all in terms that reflect the evidence of Scripture. 3 credit hours.

Dr. Eric Lehner is the Academic Dean and Professor of Theology at Virginia Beach Theological Seminary. He has taught at VBTS since 2005 in a variety of roles as Graduate Assistant, Assistant Professor of Historical Theology, and Associate Professor of Historical Theology. Dr. Lehner earned his academic degrees at Tennessee Temple (BA), Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv), Virginia Beach Theological Seminary (ThM), and Clark Summit University (PhD). Read more....

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25% – Reading (1500 pages)
25% – Quizzes
50% – Writing Assignments (3 @ 4–6 pages)