the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Course Information

Greenville, SC


Fall 2013

Classes are listed in time order.

Monday Courses:
30000     Christian Preaching – 3 hours

August 12, 19, and 26; September 9, 16, and 23
Labor Day Break: September 2
9:00-4:00; Break from 12:00-1:00
A basic course in principles of preaching as they relate to exegesis of the Hebrew and Greek texts, context, content, application, structure, style, and delivery of sermons. This course is offered to men only and is designed to prepare for a preaching ministry in local congregations. Women will substitute course 45400.
Dr. Mark Coppenger and Dr. Gene Mims,

30020     Preaching Practicum – 3 hours

October 14, 21, 28 and November 4, 11, and 18
9:00-4:00; Break from 12:00-1:00
Sermons by students who are preparing for a preaching ministry will be analyzed and evaluated by the instructor using live and video techniques with attention given to biblical content, organization, application, style, and delivery. Prerequisite: 30000.
Dr. William Henard,

27060     Systematic Theology I – 3 hours
6:00-9:00 pm
August 12-November 18
Labor Day Break: September 2
Fall Break: October 7
A careful and systematic study of Christian doctrines, covering introduction to theology, revelation and Scripture, and the existence, attributes, and triune nature of God.
Dr. Walter Johnson

Saturday Course:
27070     Systematic Theology II – 3 hours
9:00 am-12:00 pm
August 17-November 23
Labor Day Break: August 31
Fall Break: October 12
A careful and systematic study of Christian doctrines, covering creation and providence, angels, humanity, sin, and the person and work of Christ.
Dr. David Depp

Applied Ministry (AM)

Courses are offered through the Center as needed.

The faculty supervisor will schedule all AM classes.

44905    Applied Ministry – 2 hours
Approved placement of at least nine hours weekly in a ministry position with weekly individual and small group supervision.  Goals and objectives as well as procedures and strategies for ministry in churches, agencies, and communities are the focus for reflective learning.
Dr. Pete Wilbanks

Spring 2014

Monday courses:
22100     Biblical Hermeneutics – 3 hours
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A study of the history of the English Bible, the goal of biblical interpretation, the presuppositions involved in the interpretation, the means of arriving at the meaning of ancient texts along with its present-day implications, and the formation of the New Testament canon.
Dr. Pete Wilbanks

27080     Systematic Theology III – 3 hours
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A careful and systematic study of Christian doctrines, covering the person and work of the Holy Spirit, salvation, the church, and last things.
Dr. David Depp

That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.