Roanoke Campus

Spring 2022 // Marriage and Family Counseling

Marriage and Family Counseling

Rev. Michael Gembola

 

Class Details

Monday Evenings, 6:00pm-8:00pm, beginning January 31. 

Location: Cave Spring Baptist Church

Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

This course casts a biblical vision of marriage and family in the church. The care and discipline structures of the church will be explored as vital instruments for the care of Christian families and applied to common and severe problems. Conflict, parenting differences, sexuality issues, and pre-marital difficulties will be addressed, as well as divorce, infidelity, and domestic violence. Theories of family dynamics will be explored through a biblical lens, and common family and parenting challenges at various life stages will also be addressed. Special consideration will be given to the basic process dynamics of lay counseling, prayer ministry, and small groups for marriage and family thriving.

Spring 2022 // Old Testament Prophets

Old Testament: Prophets

Rev. Kyle Ferguson

 

Class Details

Select weekends during Spring Semester: Friday evenings and Saturdays 

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church

Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

OT 512: This course presents an overview and discussion of the background, content, and overall message of the Prophetic Books, explaining how these integrate into the larger arch of the Old Testament, the History of Israel, and the covenantal relationship between God and Man. Ultimately, the purpose of this class is to lay a foundation for the Gospel of Jesus Christ revealed not only in the New Testament but also in the Old.

Summer 2022 // New Testament: Pauline Epistles (Online/Any Campus)

New Testament: Pauline Epistles

Dr. Peter Moore

 

Class Details

Monday evenings, beginning June 6

Location: Online/Zoom

Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

NT 512: Pauline Epistles

This course is an exposition of Paul’s epistles in chronological order that emphasizes the application of Paul’s theology to the pastoral needs of the churches of his day and ours.

Course Objectives
(1) To understand and critically to evaluate academic research in the Pauline Epistles.
(2) To understand issues of special introduction pertaining to the Pauline Epistles.
(3) To understand the letters of Paul in their first-century context.
(4) To understand the implications of Paul’s writings for the contemporary church, and to understand Paul as a model of applying theology to the life of the church.
(5) To understand with greater clarity and precision key questions and issues in the Pauline Epistles: the person and work of Christ, the nature and condition of man, covenant and law, the application of redemption (justification by faith alone, sanctification, union with Christ, etc.).

Spring 2022 // Greek 3

Greek 3 (Greek Exegesis)

Dr. Timothy Decker 

 

Class Details

Tuesday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm, beginning February 1. 

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

NT506: Greek Exegesis is a three-credit course that delves deeper into NT Greek as well as unpacks the process to do exegesis for study and sermon preparation. By studying the text of selected passages, students learn grammatical and syntactical analysis, apply hermeneutical principles, and develop exegetical skills for the use and benefit for the administration of the Word in the local church.

Course Objectives:

  • By the end of the course, the student will:
    1) Sharpen your understanding and recognition of elementary Greek grammar by reading relevant sources and continuing translation exercises.
    2) Diagram a Pauline epistle so as to ascertain the inner logic and structural dynamics that lead to accurate interpretation and conclude in sermon and teaching outlines.
    3) Compose more interpretively accurate translations and interpretations through the acquisition and application of Greek syntax and discourse analysis.
    4) Develop a method by which to perform Greek exegesis upon the NT utilizing the 3 worlds of a text.
    5) Demonstrate a knowledge of Greek grammar, syntax, and other exegetical tools by submitting translations, syntactical diagrams, and a commentary paper.
Spring 2022 // Church History 2

Church History 2

Rev. Sean Morris

 

Class Details

Thursday Evenings 6:00pm–8:00pm, beginning February 3. 

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church.

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

HT 504: A continuation of HT502 (Church History 1), this course concentrates on leaders and movements, ideas and theological developments of the church in the modern period of church history from the Reformation to the twentieth century.

Summer 2022 // Hebrew 1 and 2 (In-Person or Online)

Hebrew 1 and 2

Rev. Kyle Ferguson

 

Class Details

Tuesday AND Thursday Evenings 6:30pm–8:00pm, beginning May 31. 

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church in Roanoke (or online)

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

OT 502 and 504: This course examines the morphology, vocabulary, grammar, syntax, and structure of Biblical Hebrew to equip the student to translate and parse the Bible in its original language.

Radford Campus

Fall 2022 // TBD
Summer 2022 // New Testament: Pauline Epistles (Online/Any Campus)

New Testament: Pauline Epistles

Dr. Peter Moore

 

Class Details

Monday evenings, beginning June 6

Location: Online/Zoom

Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

NT 512: Pauline Epistles

This course is an exposition of Paul’s epistles in chronological order that emphasizes the application of Paul’s theology to the pastoral needs of the churches of his day and ours.

Course Objectives
(1) To understand and critically to evaluate academic research in the Pauline Epistles.
(2) To understand issues of special introduction pertaining to the Pauline Epistles.
(3) To understand the letters of Paul in their first-century context.
(4) To understand the implications of Paul’s writings for the contemporary church, and to understand Paul as a model of applying theology to the life of the church.
(5) To understand with greater clarity and precision key questions and issues in the Pauline Epistles: the person and work of Christ, the nature and condition of man, covenant and law, the application of redemption (justification by faith alone, sanctification, union with Christ, etc.).

Summer 2022 // Hebrew 1 and 2 (In-Person or Online)

Hebrew 1 and 2

Rev. Kyle Ferguson

 

Class Details

Tuesday AND Thursday Evenings 6:30pm–8:00pm, beginning May 31. 

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church in Roanoke (or online)

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

OT 502 and 504: This course examines the morphology, vocabulary, grammar, syntax, and structure of Biblical Hebrew to equip the student to translate and parse the Bible in its original language.

Lynchburg Campus

Spring 2022 // Prolegomena and Doctrine of Scripture

Prolegomena and Doctrine of Scripture

Dr. Duncan Rankin

 

Class Details

Monday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm, beginning January 31. 

Location: Rivermont Presbyterian Church

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

ST 500: Prolegomena treats the doctrine of Scripture and the doctrine of God as providing the fundamental principles undergirding theology as a discipline. Stresses definitions of theology and the doctrine of Scripture in particular. This course involves an exegetical, historical, and dogmatic survey of the Christian doctrine of Scripture, including such topics as revelation, inspiration, authority, infallibility, inerrancy, canonicity, hermeneutics, and self-attestation. Consideration of representative contemporary formulations of these loci are included along with recent attacks on the historical Christian doctrine of Scripture.

Summer 2022 // New Testament: Pauline Epistles (Online/Any Campus)

New Testament: Pauline Epistles

Dr. Peter Moore

 

Class Details

Monday evenings, beginning June 6

Location: Online/Zoom

Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

NT 512: Pauline Epistles

This course is an exposition of Paul’s epistles in chronological order that emphasizes the application of Paul’s theology to the pastoral needs of the churches of his day and ours.

Course Objectives
(1) To understand and critically to evaluate academic research in the Pauline Epistles.
(2) To understand issues of special introduction pertaining to the Pauline Epistles.
(3) To understand the letters of Paul in their first-century context.
(4) To understand the implications of Paul’s writings for the contemporary church, and to understand Paul as a model of applying theology to the life of the church.
(5) To understand with greater clarity and precision key questions and issues in the Pauline Epistles: the person and work of Christ, the nature and condition of man, covenant and law, the application of redemption (justification by faith alone, sanctification, union with Christ, etc.).

Summer 2022 // Hebrew 1 and 2 (In-Person or Online)

Hebrew 1 and 2

Rev. Kyle Ferguson

 

Class Details

Tuesday AND Thursday Evenings 6:30pm–8:00pm, beginning May 31. 

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church in Roanoke (or online)

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

OT 502 and 504: This course examines the morphology, vocabulary, grammar, syntax, and structure of Biblical Hebrew to equip the student to translate and parse the Bible in its original language.

Charlottesville Campus

Spring 2022 // Prolegomena and Doctrine of Scripture

Prolegomena and Doctrine of Scripture

Dr. Keith Goad

 

*Please note that the Systematic Theology classes can be taken in any order. No prerequisite class required.

Class Details

Monday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm, beginning January 31. 

Location: Jefferson Park Baptist Church

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

ST 500: Prolegomena treats the doctrine of Scripture and the doctrine of God as providing the fundamental principles undergirding theology as a discipline. Stresses definitions of theology and the doctrine of Scripture in particular. This course involves an exegetical, historical, and dogmatic survey of the Christian doctrine of Scripture, including such topics as revelation, inspiration, authority, infallibility, inerrancy, canonicity, hermeneutics, and self-attestation. Consideration of representative contemporary formulations of these loci are included along with recent attacks on the historical Christian doctrine of Scripture.

Summer 2022 // New Testament: Pauline Epistles (Online/Any Campus)

New Testament: Pauline Epistles

Dr. Peter Moore

 

Class Details

Monday evenings, beginning June 6

Location: Online/Zoom

Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

NT 512: Pauline Epistles

This course is an exposition of Paul’s epistles in chronological order that emphasizes the application of Paul’s theology to the pastoral needs of the churches of his day and ours.

Course Objectives
(1) To understand and critically to evaluate academic research in the Pauline Epistles.
(2) To understand issues of special introduction pertaining to the Pauline Epistles.
(3) To understand the letters of Paul in their first-century context.
(4) To understand the implications of Paul’s writings for the contemporary church, and to understand Paul as a model of applying theology to the life of the church.
(5) To understand with greater clarity and precision key questions and issues in the Pauline Epistles: the person and work of Christ, the nature and condition of man, covenant and law, the application of redemption (justification by faith alone, sanctification, union with Christ, etc.).

Summer 2022 // Hebrew 1 and 2 (In-Person or Online)

Hebrew 1 and 2

Rev. Kyle Ferguson

 

Class Details

Tuesday AND Thursday Evenings 6:30pm–8:00pm, beginning May 31. 

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church in Roanoke (or online)

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

OT 502 and 504: This course examines the morphology, vocabulary, grammar, syntax, and structure of Biblical Hebrew to equip the student to translate and parse the Bible in its original language.

Online Courses

Church History 1

Church History 1

Rev. Sean Morris

 

Class Details

14 weeks of lectures. 3 credit hours.

Course Syllabus available HERE.

After successfully enrolling and paying the course registration fee, links to the class recordings and study outlines will be emailed to you. 

 

Course Description:

Church History 1 is a general introduction to Christianity in the early and medieval periods focuses on key Christian doctrines and great leaders from Justin Martyr to Martin Luther who made contributions of lasting significance to the Christian Church.

Ugaritic

This course serves as an introduction to the basic foundational elements of Ugaritic. As originally recorded, the format of the class was a communal learning experience, led by a moderator, where students held one another accountable to continue studying throughout the class. Done as an online/individual study course, the structure is, naturally, a bit different than as originally designed.

The course content will be delivered via a video lecture and then by also watching the recorded class discussions. Links to the videos will be provided by the instructor. No prior knowledge of ancient Semitic languages is necessary for this class.

Course Syllabus available HERE.

After successfully enrolling and paying the course registration fee, links to the class recordings and study outlines will be emailed to you. 

Interested in joining BRITE for Ugaritic? Email [email protected] for more information.

Church History 2

Church History 2

Rev. Sean Morris

 

Class Details

14 weeks of lectures. 3 credit hours.

Course Syllabus available HERE.

After successfully enrolling and paying the course registration fee, links to the class recordings and study outlines will be emailed to you. 

 

Course Description:

Church History 2 is a continuation of Church History 1 (HT502), concentrating on great leaders of the church in the modern period of church history from the Reformation to the 19th century.

Hebrew 1 and 2

Hebrew 1 and 2

Rev. Kyle Ferguson

 

Class Details

3 credit hours. 

Course Syllabus available HERE.

After successfully enrolling and paying the course registration fee, links to the class recordings and study outlines will be emailed to you. 

 

Course Description:

This course introduces basic elements of the Hebrew language. Lectures and small group sessions cover the Hebrew alphabet, pronunciation, and elementary grammatical structures. Hebrew 2 is a continuation of Hebrew 1, covering advanced vocabulary, syntax, morphology, etc. Hebrew 1 counts for three (3) credit hours and Hebrew 2 counts for three (3) credit hours. The total for the 2 summer courses is six (6) credit hours. No prerequisites.