This course is designed to familiarize the student with the nature, revelation, inspiration, canonization, credibility and authority of the Holy Scriptures.
This course focuses on the authority and nature of the Scriptures. It is designed to help students work through issues that concern the trust they place in the Bible and its interpretation.
This course will be a survey of the bible and its transmission to the student of the scriptures.
PROFESSOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION
Jeffry Evans has worked in information technology, web development and business intelligence for 14 years. He has helped companies make and save significant money, as well as running his own successful business. His has a bachelor’s of business administration degree from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, with a major in computer information systems. He has a wife and one child, and is currently employed full-time, as well as ministering part time for Metropolitan Baptist Church and Texas Theological University & Seminary in developing software systems, online courses, etc.
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1) Bible (KJV)
2) Class Notes (Robert Sargent’s notes will be the class notes and the student will be charged a $10.00 additional fee for the notes
- Read the class notes in their entirety for each class and do the quiz for the grade.
- One major exam (Final Exam). This exam will be 3 minor essays or 250 to 500 words in length. The student may review and do the paper at any time during the course and uploaded according to the instructions given.
All Research/Analysis’ papers must be submitted according to APA guidelines.
ASSIGNMENTS / GRADING
|Lesson / Assignment / Quiz / Exam||Percent of Total Grade|
|The Nature of the Bible – Bibliology Lesson 1||4.00%|
|Revelation and the Bible – Bibliology Lesson 2||4.00%|
|The Inspiration of the Bible Defined – Bibliology Lesson 3||4.00%|
|The Inspiration of the Bible Demonstrated – Bibliology Lesson 4||4.00%|
|The Inspiration of the Bible Defended – Bibliology Lesson 5||4.00%|
|The Canonization of the Bible – Bibliology Lesson 6||5.00%|
|The Credibility of the Bible – Bibliology Lesson 7||5.00%|
|The Authority of the Bible – Bibliology Lesson 8||5.00%|
|The Preservation of the Bible – Bibliology Lesson 9||5.00%|
|The Translation of the Bible – Bibliology Lesson 10||5.00%|
|The Versions of the Bible – Bibliology Lesson 11||5.00%|
|The Student of the Bible – Bibliology Lesson 12||5.00%|
|Bibliology Assignment 1 – Divine Inspiration||15.00%|
|Bibliology Assignment 2 – Providential Preservation||15.00%|
|Bibliology Assignment 3 – The Internal Evidences||15.00%|
|Reading of Notes and Quizzes||55%|
Grading of Late Papers
Late papers, this includes homework and reading assignments, will be graded and then given a 5% per class period reduction.
PDF Format of Notes
Know that all your notes will be on the TTU site. PDF notes, directions and material can be found in each lesson. For your files I will also include the PDF notes for the student to download. To download the PDF for each lesson please click on the link at the end of each lesson.
Bibliology Revelation and the Bible Lesson 2 The word “revelation” simply means a revealing, and in theology is applied to God’s revealing of Himself to mankind. Without revelation, we wouldn’t know…
Bibliology The Inspiration of the Bible Defined Lesson 3 Inspiration refers to the way in which God gave us the Bible. Having revealed Himself to man, God then had this…
Bibliology The Inspiration of the Bible Demonstrated Lesson 4 The doctrine of inspiration does not rest upon one or two proof texts (although that would be sufficient), but is supported…
Bibliology The Inspiration of the Bible Defended Lesson 5 Not everyone believes what the Bible teaches concerning the doctrine of its divine inspiration. There are a number of other theories…
Bibliology The Canonization of the Bible Lesson 6 As the Bible was being written down, numerous other religious writings were also being produced. In some cases, these writings consisted of heretical…
Bibliology The Credibility of the Bible Lesson 7 The credibility of the Bible has to do with the truthfulness of its narrative or its inerrancy — Psalm 119:160. This is in…
Bibliology The Authority of the Bible Lesson 8 Intrinsic to any belief-system is authority: whether in society (as a rule of law), in science (as a rule of physics), or religion…
Bibliology The Preservation of the Bible Lesson 9 Many Christians make the statement, “I believe in the divine, verbal, plenary, and inerrant inspiration of the original Scriptures”— a true statement to…
Bibliology The Translation of the Bible Lesson 10 The crowning product of English scholarship is unquestionably the Authorized, King James Version of the Bible — a Bible conceived by the work…
Bibliology The Versions of the Bible Lesson 11 One of the characteristics of Christendom today is the multiplicity of English versions and translations of the Bible. When faced with this ever…
Bibliology The Student of the Bible Lesson 12 Because the Bible is a supernatural Book, all men do not readily understand it. According to the Book of I Corinthians, when it…
Answer the following question. Why is the Biblical doctrine of Divine Inspiration one of the fundamental doctrines of the true Christian faith? Directions: Save your work as a Word.doc or…
Why does the doctrine of Providential Preservation make the doctrine of Divine Inspiration a reality? Directions: Save your work as a Word.doc. Essay should be between 250 and 500…
What are the internal evidences supporting the divine inspiration of the New Testament scriptures? Directions: Save your work as a Word.doc. Essay should be between 250 and 500 words.…