602Theo – The Messiah: An Introduction to Christology

$310.00 $285.00 or $105.00 / month for 3 months

This 10-week course begins on December 31, 2019.

General Description: A study of the biblical doctrine of the Messiah, including the mystery of the Incarnation with emphasis upon the humanity and deity of Yeshua. Subjects include: the messianic expectation in late 2nd Temple Judaisms, messianic titles, virgin birth, and the early Christological debates in the emerging Christian Church. Significant texts in the Apostolic Scriptures are studied and analyzed.

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Textbooks: Tim Hegg, The Messiah: An Introduction to Christology (TR, 2006); collateral readings provided by the Instructor.

Instructor: Tim Hegg, M.Div., Th.M.

Course Options: This class can be taken as a standalone class or can be taken as part of a certificate program.

Standalone: This course explores one of the main tenants of our faith and is, therefore, one that everyone should consider taking at some point. This class gives each student a solid understanding of the Messianic expectation from various first-century groups and also looks at what the Bible prophecied concerning the Messiah. Finally, this course looks at Yeshua’s understanding and self-realization of his status as Messiah.

Program Path: Those who are looking for a more structured workload will find this course is required for two and three-year certificates. This class does not have to be taken in a specific order to qualify for certificate credit, although we recommend taking after first-year classes are completed. This class counts for 3 quarter hours within the certificate program.

Course Requirements: This class requires the ability to proficiently read the English language, listen to audio lectures, and basic knowledge of a computer with an internet connection.

Workload: The average workload each week is around three hours. This includes a lecture, assigned reading, as well as interaction in the class forum. A final exam is also required at the end of the class to complete the course.