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UNDERGRADUATE COURSES
BIBLICAL STUDIES
UNDERGRADUATE COURSES OF STUDY

OS 101 - Undergraduate Orientation Seminar
-An introduction to CTU Bible college programs, methodology, writing requirements, library usage, and study guidelines. There are reading and writing assignments. Required
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BIBLICAL STUDIES

BI 101 - Old Testament Survey
-A panorama of the stages of God's revelation in the Old Testament with reasons and methods for studying, arrangement, and synoptic view of books, events and persons.
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BI 102 - New Testament Survey
-A basic study of the life of Christ, His provision of salvation, the inauguration of the church, the ministry of the gospel, and the writings of the apostles.
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BI 105 - The Life of Christ
-A survey of the Life of Christ that considers His pre-existence, His preparation years, His public ministry, His passion week, His post-Resurrection appearances, and His present ministry.
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BI 110 - The Swordsman's Sword
-An introduction to Bible study methodology. Special emphasis will be given to context and word study using established principles and methods of sound hermeneutics.
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BI 111 - Bible Interpretation (Hermeneutics I)
-An examination of the principles and methods of Bible study to ascertain its intended meaning. Available tools will be discussed and problems confronted.
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BI 115 - Special Principles of Interpretation (Hermeneutics II)
-An examination of the special principles and methods of Biblical interpretation. Specifically those areas dealing with parables & allegories, typology, prophecy, poetry, and apocalyptic writings. Available tools will be discussed and problems confronted.
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BI 120 - Bible Archaeology
-A basic investigation of the archaeological findings, which relate the places, events, culture and peoples of the Bible, and the confirmation of Biblical record.
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BI 124 - Where We Got Our Bible
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Helpful insights into such topics as Biblical Creation, inerrancy of Scriptures, purpose and meaning in life, interpreting the Bible, and so-called contradictions in the Bible.
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BI 130-A - Bible Geography I
-A study of Bible geography and charts to understand geographical and political relationships between the Old and New Testament in the history of the Middle East, with special emphasis on the Old Testament.
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BI 130-B - Bible Geography II
-A study of Bible geography and charts to understand geographical and political relationships between the Old and New Testament in the history of the Middle East, with special emphasis on the New Testament.
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BI 140 - Science & the Bible- Creationism and Scriptural Evidence
-A study of the scientific implications of Biblical creation, the fall and the flood in the understanding of Scripture.
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BI 201 -The Pentateuch
-Understanding of the first five books of the Bible and how they fit in the whole of Scriptures, theological truths, Mosaic authorship, the impact of the Pentateuch on the prophetic books of the Bible and the literary characteristics of these books.
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BI 202 - Genesis
-Examining the origin, contents, problems, theological import, and spiritual message of Genesis. Special attention to aspects and impacts of creation, the fall, and the flood along with the theme of redemption. Covers historical and chronological background of this foundational book.
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BI 203 - Exodus
-An overview of the book of Exodus, its theme, audience and writer with Biblical truths for today.
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BI 205 - Old Testament Law
-Old Testament ethics and its relation to the Christian, learned through scrutiny of moral, civil, and cultic Pentateuchal law. Emphasis on exegesis, with practical application regarding issues of today.
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BI 210 - Old Testament Historical Books
-Learn of the Bible’s most famous characters and their role in history.  Discover the historical setting, dates of events, purpose of each book, the spiritual lessons, and the sovereignty of God through these events.
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BI 212 - Israelite Kings and Kingdoms
-An examination of the Biblical text of 1 & 2 Kings and 1 & 2 Chronicles.  Know the major teachings of each book, the strengths and weaknesses of each of the kings and the cause of the fall of the different kingdoms..
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