Roanoke Campus

Spring 2021 // Biblical and Social Ethics (Online/All Campuses)

Biblical and Social Ethics (PT 512) 

Dr. Duncan Rankin

Students are introduced to terminology, major views, and problems in the study of ethics and to a biblical basis for morality. Basic concerns and current issues in social ethics are covered.

Tuesday Evenings, 6:30pm-8:30pm, beginning January 26. 

Location: Online Only. Professor will contact students with Zoom meeting information.

Course Syllabus available HERE.

Spring 2021 // Missiology (Missions and Evangelism)--One Weekend Intensive

Missiology (Missions and Evangelism) (MS 502) 

Dr. James Fryer

The material aims to cover a spectrum of biblical, theological, missiological, historical factors and variables contributing to the quest for the local and denominational church to obtain a biblical philosophy of Global Missions. Both an advocacy of biblical missiology and a critique of the state of Evangelical Missions will be incorporated. Other matters influencing and shaping a personal call to missions and the ecclesiastical affirmation and qualification of missionaries will be included in the scope of the course.

Course will meet for intensive lectures April 2-3, 2021 in Roanoke. Course readings and other work will be due both before and after the weekend lectures. Final coursework will be due at the end of the semester.  

Location: Westminster PCA in Roanoke. 

Course Syllabus available HERE.

Summer 2021 // Biblical Aramaic (Online/All Campuses)

Biblical Aramaic 

Rev. Kyle Ferguson

An introduction to the language of Biblical Aramaic, including basic grammar, syntax, and vocabulary.

This course serves as an introduction to the basic foundational elements of Aramaic. The format of the class is a communal learning experience, led by a moderator, where students will keep one another accountable to continue studying throughout the class. The class will meet to watch a video lecture before discussing the content together. No prior knowledge of ancient Semitic languages is necessary for this class.

Meeting dates TBD 

Location: Online Only. Professor will contact students with Zoom meeting information.

Course Syllabus will be posted HERE once available.

Interested in joining BRITE for Aramaic? Email kyleferguson@westpca.org for more information.

Spring 2021 // Old Testament Historical Books (Judges to Esther)

Old Testament: Historical Books (Judges to Esther)

Rev. Kyle Ferguson

 

Class Details

Thursday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm, beginning January 28. 

Location: Westminster PCA in Roanoke (also available online).

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description:

OT 510: This overview of the literature, history, and themes of Judges through Esther gives particular attention to the relevance of these books for the church and world today.

Summer 2021 // Greek I

Greek I

Dr. Timothy Decker 

 

Class Details

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

Location: Westminster Presbyterian Church, Roanoke

Course details: Course Syllabus will soon be available HERE.

 

Course Description

Greek I is a three credit course that opens an entirely new world to the student of Scripture. While it must be understood that mastering this language does not settle all interpretive and theological problems, it does aid in understanding the New Testament more accurately. Therefore, it is vital that pastors and teachers engage with the original language of the New Testament. To this end, this course introduces the basic grammar and vocabulary of New Testament Greek, preparing the student to translate, exegete, interpret, and communicate that text for the benefit of the Church.

Course Objectives:

  • For the sake of improving one’s reading ability in the GNT, the student is to memorize the foundational vocabulary of the GNT and prove competency with frequent vocabulary quizzes.
  • Given that language is built on rules of grammar, the student will learn basic grammar and demonstrated through translation assignments.
  • Because interacting with the text increases one’s awareness of the various exegetical issues, the student will translate from the GNT using various tools as aids but not crutches.
  • Since the goal of learning the language is to properly exegete and communicate the GNT for the task of preaching and teaching in the local church, the student will learn the place of Greek in the task of communicating the Word of God.
  • With the vast amounts of scholarly commentaries, lexicons, and other resources that require a knowledge of biblical Greek, the student will learn to interact with these aids in order to increase their ability to correctly interpret the GNT.
Summer 2021 // Acts and Romans (Online/All Campuses)

New Testament: Acts and Romans

Dr. Peter Moore

 

Class Details

Thursday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm, beginning June 3. 

Location: Online (Zoom)

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description:

NT 510: A study of Acts and Paul’s Epistle to the Romans that emphasizes both the original meaning and the modern meaning.

Radford Campus

Summer 2021 // Acts and Romans (Online/All Campuses)

New Testament: Acts and Romans

Dr. Peter Moore

 

Class Details

Thursday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm, beginning June 3. 

Location: Online (Zoom)

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description:

NT 510: A study of Acts and Paul’s Epistle to the Romans that emphasizes both the original meaning and the modern meaning.

Summer 2021 // Biblical Aramaic (Online/All Campuses)

Biblical Aramaic 

Rev. Kyle Ferguson

An introduction to the language of Biblical Aramaic, including basic grammar, syntax, and vocabulary.

This course serves as an introduction to the basic foundational elements of Aramaic. The format of the class is a communal learning experience, led by a moderator, where students will keep one another accountable to continue studying throughout the class. The class will meet to watch a video lecture before discussing the content together. No prior knowledge of ancient Semitic languages is necessary for this class.

Meeting dates TBD 

Location: Online Only. Professor will contact students with Zoom meeting information.

Course Syllabus will be posted HERE once available.

Interested in joining BRITE for Aramaic? Email kyleferguson@westpca.org for more information.

Spring 2021 // Systematic Theology 510: Church and Sacraments (Online/All Campuses)

Systematic Theology 510 (Doctrine of Church and Sacraments)

Dr. Duncan Rankin

*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 25. 

Location: Online Only. Professor will contact students with Zoom meeting information.

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE. 

 

Course Description: 

This course explores biblical doctrine from a systematic perspective. Topics include Ecclesiology and Sacraments (Doctrine of the Church and Sacraments).

Lynchburg Campus

Summer 2021 // Acts and Romans (Online/All Campuses)

New Testament: Acts and Romans

Dr. Peter Moore

 

Class Details

Thursday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm, beginning June 3. 

Location: Online (Zoom)

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description:

NT 510: A study of Acts and Paul’s Epistle to the Romans that emphasizes both the original meaning and the modern meaning.

Summer 2021 // Biblical Aramaic (Online/All Campuses)

Biblical Aramaic 

Rev. Kyle Ferguson

An introduction to the language of Biblical Aramaic, including basic grammar, syntax, and vocabulary.

This course serves as an introduction to the basic foundational elements of Aramaic. The format of the class is a communal learning experience, led by a moderator, where students will keep one another accountable to continue studying throughout the class. The class will meet to watch a video lecture before discussing the content together. No prior knowledge of ancient Semitic languages is necessary for this class.

Meeting dates TBD 

Location: Online Only. Professor will contact students with Zoom meeting information.

Course Syllabus will be posted HERE once available.

Interested in joining BRITE for Aramaic? Email kyleferguson@westpca.org for more information.

Summer 2021 // Greek 1

Greek 1

Dr. Timothy Decker

 

Class Details

Monday Evenings 6:30pm–8:30pm, beginning June 7. 

Location: Rivermont Presbyterian Church, Lynchburg 

Course details: Course Syllabus available HERE.

 

Course Description

Greek I is a three credit course that opens an entirely new world to the student of Scripture. While it must be understood that mastering this language does not settle all interpretive and theological problems, it does aid in understanding the New Testament more accurately. Therefore, it is vital that pastors and teachers engage with the original language of the New Testament. To this end, this course introduces the basic grammar and vocabulary of New Testament Greek, preparing the student to translate, exegete, interpret, and communicate that text for the benefit of the Church.

Course Objectives:

  • For the sake of improving one’s reading ability in the GNT, the student is to memorize the foundational vocabulary of the GNT and prove competency with frequent vocabulary quizzes.
  • Given that language is built on rules of grammar, the student will learn basic grammar and demonstrated through translation assignments.
  • Because interacting with the text increases one’s awareness of the various exegetical issues, the student will translate from the GNT using various tools as aids but not crutches.
  • Since the goal of learning the language is to properly exegete and communicate the GNT for the task of preaching and teaching in the local church, the student will learn the place of Greek in the task of communicating the Word of God.
  • With the vast amounts of scholarly commentaries, lexicons, and other resources that require a knowledge of biblical Greek, the student will learn to interact with these aids in order to increase their ability to correctly interpret the GNT.

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 kyleferguson@westpca.org 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.