Introduction to Integrative Theology©
(A Theology in Layman's Terms)
With
Douglas L. Gleason

SYLLABUS

 

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About the Author


Author’s Preface

I would like to state my reason for offering this series of studies to you the (hopefully) interested reader.  I have done so to provide relevant biblical and other data on an introductory level on topics significant for Christian life and service, together with a proven study method to enable the lay Christian student to develop a consistent and non-contradictory integrated personal theology that will result in a well rounded personally appropriated faith leading to more effective Christian service. 

Quite a mouthful, huh?  Over the years I have observed that there aren't a lot of doctrinal bible study materials for the serious lay student.  Oh, you can find college level and graduate level materials that were written for students at those levels, but for the working lay student, none have I found.

I bring to you the product of my years of study as a working, lay student, and hope that it accomplishes the goal.  This is not my scholarship but that of others.  I have simplified the issues, arguments, proofs, etc., as presented by noted theologians of this and past centuries to make them understandable to the working lay student.

So the challenge is left to you, the reader, to take seriously Paul's command to “be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, handling accurately the word of truth” (2 Tim 2:15).

Douglas L. Gleason


Lessons in Integrative Theology
Syllabus

Unit One:
Part 1: Introduction to Theology


  1. What is Theology? and
    Why Study Theology?
     

  2. How Should Theology be Studied?


Unit One:
Part 2: The Bible

  1. What Is The Bible? and
    The Revelation of God
     

  2. How Did God Provide The Scriptures?
     

  3. The Character of the Scriptures
     

  4. The Truth of Scripture Received


Unit One:
Part 2: Introduction to Theology Proper

  1. Introduction and
    Does God Exist?
     

  2. What Is God Like?
     

  3. The Tri-Unity of God
     


Biographies of Important People

Glossary of Theological Terms


 

AncientPath Network
Dallas, TX 77523, USA

Copyright © 2007 by AncientPath Network and the authors. All rights reserved.

From our web sites at AncientPath.net and AncientLight.org, you may download the information and print it for yourself and others as long as you give it away and do not charge for it. In this case, free means free. It cannot be bundled with anything sold, nor can you charge for shipping, handling, or anything. It is provided for personal study or for use in preparation of sermons, Sunday school classes, or other non-commercial study.

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