Prior Veritas Classes

Fall 2015

THS 101 Survey of Bible Doctrine by Dan Reinhold (syllabus)

This course will provide an introduction to systematic theology. We will cover the nature and authority of the Bible, the Trinity, the attributes of God, angels and demons, the nature of man, and more.

Biblical Studies 105 Old Testament Prophets by Mike Powell

This course is designed to familiarize students with the background and teaching of the major and minor prophets of the Old Testament. Students will see the historical fulfillment of prophecies and learn what still lies in the future. Additionally, the issues faced by the prophets have many implications on the cultural issues we face today.

Spring 2015

EP 101 Christian Evidences and Apologetics by Dan Reinhold (syllabus)

This course is designed to help students develop the ability to explain the believability and truthfulness of Christianity. We will answer common questions about the existence of God, the reliability of the Bible, the problem of evil and suffering in the world, evolution, and more.

BS 101 Intro to the Old Testament by Mike Powell

This course is designed to give the student a chronological development of the Old Testament in its historical context. In this course we will examine the history of the entire Old Testament period and survey each of the Old Testament historical books from Genesis through Esther.

Fall 2014

MD 101: Bible Study Methods by Dan Reinhold (syllabus)

This course will equip students to study the Bible for personal growth as well as in preparation to teach others. We will cover the basics of hermeneutics (the art and science of Biblical interpretation), including observation, interpretation, and application of the Biblical text. Students will also be introduced to a number of tools that will aid their study.

Biblical Studies 203: General Epistles and Revelation by Mike Powell 

This course will be a study in Hebrews, Revelation, and the non-Pauline epistles. We will examine the theme, major topics, and issues confronted in each of these New Testament books. We will examine their application to current issues facing 21st century Christians and culture.

Spring 2014

EP 185 Christian Ethics by Dan Reinhold (syllabus)

This course will equip Christians to respond to current difficult ethical issues, including abortion, homosexuality, euthanasia, capital punishment, war, genetics and stem cell research, and more.

BS 202 Acts and the Epistles of Paul by Dr. Mike Powell

In this course we will examine the growth of the church in the first century as recorded in the book of Acts. The life and letters of Paul will be considered in light of their influence upon the thought and growth of Christianity. The student will be familiar with the cultural settings of the places to which each of Paul’s epistles was written and the major issues addressed in each book.

FALL 2013

THS 102 Survey of Bible Doctrine 2 by Dan Reinhold (syllabus)

This course will provide an introduction to several areas of theology, including salvation, the person and work of the Holy Spirit, spiritual gifts, the doctrine of the church, and the end times. It is not necessary to have taken TH 101 to enroll in TH 102.

Spring 2013

BS 201 The Gospels by Mike Powell

This course is designed to be an analysis of the life and thought of Jesus. It will be a study of the chronological development of Jesus’ life and teachings within their historical and cultural setting. We will examine the various miracles, parables, prophesies, and life lessons taught my Jesus. We will look at apparent differences between the gospel accounts and examine possible solutions.

THS 101 Survey of Bible Doctrine by Dan Reinhold (syllabus)

This course will provide an introduction to systematic theology. We will cover the nature and authority of the Bible, the Trinity, the attributes of God, angels and demons, the nature of man, and more.

FALL 2012

EP 101 Christian Evidences and Apologetics by Dan Reinhold (syllabus)

This course is designed to help students develop the ability to explain the believability and truthfulness of Christianity. We will answer common questions about the existence of God, the reliability of the Bible, the problem of evil and suffering in the world, evolution, and more.

BS 101 Intro to the Old Testament by Mike Powell

This course is designed to give the student a chronological development of the Old Testament in its historical context. In this course we will examine the history of the entire Old Testament period and survey each of the Old Testament historical books from Genesis through Esther.