Dr. Enoch C. Kumar       
P.O. Box # 9519 6th Block, Koramangala Post office
Bangalore- 560095 Karnataka, India
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BIBLICAL LANGUAGES

BL 501, 502 ELEMENTARY HEBREW
The forms, syntax, pronunciation, vocabulary, written exercises, and translation.
3 credit hours each semester

BL 503, 504 HEBREW GRAMMAR AND EXEGESIS HEBREW EXEGESIS CLASSES
All of the following courses include the (various aspects of the exegetical process of the Hebrew Old Testament.
3 credit hours
Prerequisites: BL 503, 504

BL 505 TRANSLATION OF EXEGESIS FROM SELECTED PASSAGES
BL 506 TRANSLATION OF EXEGESIS FROM SELECTED PASSAGES
BL 507 TRANSLATION OF EXEGESIS FROM SELECTED PASSAGES
BL 508 TRANSLATION OF EXEGESIS FROM SELECTED PASSAGES
BL 510 BLOCK CLASS: Biblical Languages Specialty Study

BL 710 TEXTUAL EVALUATION
A study of the materials, men and methods of the discipline of textual evaluation (or the formation and evaluation of the Greek NT), including an emphasis on the value of the Received Text and of the AV and a contrast of them with modern textual Criticism.
3 credit hours

BL 801-804 RESEARCH IN BIBLICAL LANGUAGES

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HISTORY

HI510 BLOCK CLASS: History Specialty Study

HI 640 HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH BIBLE
A survey of English translations of the Bible including the Wycliffe Bible, the Tyndale Bible, the Great Bible, the Geneva Bible, the King James Version, and the approximately 300 modern translations.
3 credit hours

HI 641, 642 HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY
A detailed study of the history of professing Christianity including the Roman Catholic Church and the Protestant denominations, from the second century to the present.
2 credit hours

HI 645 HISTORY OF DENOMINATIONS
A study of the definitions, division, development, and doctrines of the major Protestant denominations, including Lutheranism, Anglicanism, Presbyterianism, Methodism, and Congregationalism.
2 credit hours

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NEW TESTAMENT STUDIES

NT 501 NEW TESTAMENT INTRODUCTION
The study of the canon and test of the Testament; the composition. authorship. date, and contents of each book.
3 credit hours

NT 510 BLOCK CLASS: New Testament Specialty Study

NT 511 MATTHEW
An examination of Matthew's presentation of Christ as King from a dispensational perspective including Exegesis of important and difficult passages.
3 credit hours

NT 513 JOHANNINE WRITINGS
A detailed study analyzing the writings of John; the fourth gospel, the three epistles, and Revelation. These writings will be viewed from their historical back-ground, significance. and application to the church age and prophecy.
3 credit hours

NT 515 PETRINE EPISTLES
A detailed study analyzing the Epistles of I Peter and II Peter. The study will include an emphasis on the backgrounds and interpretations of these practical letters. There will also be an emphasis upon the particular contribution to doctrines including the atonement. Particular application will be given to the Christian and suffering.
3 credit hours

NT 517 HEBREWS
A detailed study of the content of Hebrews with special attention given to its THEOLOGY and use of the Old Testament including discussion of introductory problems.
3 credit hours

NT 519 PASTORAL EPISTLES
An expository study of I and II Timothy and Titus, including Exegesis of important and difficult passages.
3 credit hours

NT 520 MIRACLES
An explicit study of the passages and words of the Bible which deal with miracles, concentrating on common interpretations and literature.
3 credit hours

NT 610 ROMANS
A study of the epistle including the backdrop and content of Paul's message to the Roman believers.
3 credit hours

NT 710 I and II CORINTHIANS
A detailed study of background. problems and solutions relating to the Corinthian church.
3 credit hours

NT 716 PRISON EPISTLES
An expository study of the Prison Epistles-Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Philemon, including a discussion of the background and introductory considerations of each book.
3 credit hours

NT 801-804 RESEARCH IN NEW TESTAMENT STUDIES

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OLD TESTAMENT STUDIES

OT 501 OLD TESTAMENT INTRODUCTION
The study of the canon and text of the Old Testament; the composition, author-ship, date, and contents of each book.
3 credit hours

OT 510 BLOCK CLASS: Old Testament Specialty Study

OT 513 ISAIAH
A detailed study of the book of Isaiah with special emphasis on authorship, background history, message to Israel, and messianic prophecy.
3 credit hours

OT 515 JOB
At study of the book of Job considering historical background, setting in God's timetable, content of book, particular doctrines set forth, and special attention to the doctrine of theodicy.
3 credit hours

OT 612 ARCHAEOLOGY
A survey of the results of archaeological discoveries which shed light upon the people. customs, and religions of the biblical world.
3 credit hours

OT 614 PENTATEUCH
A study of the Mosaic Torah or first five books of the Old Testament including a defense for the Mosaic authorship and analysis of its theological and historical contribution to the Bible student.
3 credit hours

OT 621 WISDOM LITERATURE
A study of the background and context of the Hebrew Wisdom Literature of Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Solomon.
3 credit hours

OT 715 GENESIS
An expository study of the book of Genesis with an emphasis on the Creation Account, the Noahic Flood, and the Abrahamic Covenant, including a defense against the destructive criticism of Genesis.
3 credit hours

OT 801-804 RESEARCH IN OLD TESTAMENT STUDIES

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PASTORAL STUDIES

PS 501, 502 PULPIT SPEECH
An advanced course in sermon preparation and delivery. The course will include the mechanics of sermon construction and homiletical structure.
2 credit hours

PS 506 MARRIAGE COUNSELING
Biblical principles involved in evaluation of the relationships, working through conflicts, solving problems, Christ's preeminence in relationships, applying truth to every area in need of correction, living harmoniously, submitting to one another, obtaining unity through obedience to God's Word, proper functioning of the home including parent-child relationships, and etc.
3 credit hours

PS 507 MARRIAGE COUNSELING IN CRISIS SITUATIONS
Biblical principles to be used in restoring those involved in verbal and in physical abuse, immorality, separation, divorce, depression, drugs, threats of suicide, and other life-dominating sins that sever godly unity and submission.
3 credit hours

PS 508 THE BIBLE AND CRISIS COUNSELING
Biblical solutions are given to crisis counseling problems such as suicide, immorality, addictions, severe depression, fear, rebellion, worry, and other life-domination sins. Included is an examination of psychological procedures contrasted with biblical solutions and plans for restoration.
3 credit hours

PS 510 BLOCK STUDY: Pastoral Studies Specialty Study

PS 511 THE PASTOR AND HIS BIBLICAL COUNSELING PHILOSOPHY
A biblical study of how counseling should be an extension of the pulpit in the local New Testament church. Included is an analysis and refutation of Psychology, Psychiatry, and Psychotherapeutic theories of change by using biblical truths to expose error.
3 credit hours

PS 512 BIBLICAL COUNSELING OF CHILDREN
Working with children and their problems. Topics include neglect and abuse, attention deficit disorder, drugs, peer pressure, guidance and career choices, parent-child conflicts, lying, stealing, rebellion, immorality, classroom problems, and etc. Emphasis is given to replacing the bad behavior with righteous actions.
3 credit hours

PS 514 BIBLICAL COUNSELING INTERNSHIP
This course is the second semester of a yearlong internship designed to prepare the ministerial student to counsel from the Scriptures from hands-on experience. In this semester, the intern will use his materials and projects assembled from the first semester, of internship to perform biblical counseling under the supervision of a biblical counselor. The intern will assist the biblical counselor in evaluation specific problems, gathering information, and evaluation, implementing, and supervising a biblical plan of change tailored to the individuals whom the intern will counsel.
3 credit hours

PS 523 PHILOSOPHY OF CHRISTIAN LIVING
A study of the biblical principles to guide a believer in the Christian life.
3 credit hours

PS 524 CHURCH PLANTING
An advanced study of the theory and methodology of establishing independent Baptist churches both at home and on the foreign mission field.
3 credit hours

PS 525, 525 PRACTICAL THEOLOGY
One credit hour requires five clock hours per week. This is a combination course of listening to lectures on different aspects of the ministry, leadership, and practical assignments performed in one's local church. Required of MRE candidates.
1 credit hour each semester

PS 615,616 ADVANCE PULPIT SPEECH
A continued study in sermon preparation and practice preaching of the various types of sermons. Emphasis is placed upon the homiletical technique and evaluation of effective delivery.
2 credit hours each semester
Prerequisites: PS 501, 502

PS 715, 716 EXPOSITORY REACHING
A continuance of Ps 615, 616 with particular emphasis upon Expository Preaching. The principles of exegetical preparation and proper homiletical techniques are studied. The messages are preached before the class and on video tape and are evaluated.
2 credit hours
Prerequisites: PS 615, 616

PS 720 INTERNSHIP
The supervised service of the seminarian in an approved local church, assisting the pastor in preaching, teaching, visiting, counseling, and other practical areas.
2 credit hours

PS 721, 722 GRADUATE ASSISTANT PROJECTS
Supervised projects assigned to Graduate Students.
3 credit hours each semester

PS 801-804 RESEARCH IN PASTORAL STUDIES

THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

TH 510 BLOCK STUDY: Theological Studies Specialty Study

TH 517 DOCTRINE OF THE CHURCH
A consideration of the theological and historical position of the local church. The study will include an investigation and refutation of the concepts of visible and of invisible Catholic ecclesiology, along with the presentation of biblical terminology and literal interpretation of ekklesia.
2 credit hours

TH 520 HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE
An introduction to historical THEOLOGY, or the origin, process and crystallization of Christian doctrines in ancient, medieval, and reformation times including the doctrinal formulations of the church councils.
2 credit hours

THE 521 APOLOGETICS
A study of the defense of and validity for the Judeo-Christian theistic world view, including exposure to issues as evolution creation, alleged biblical errors, and the seven major world views.
2 credit hours

TH 610 CONTEMPORARY THEOLOGY
A detailed study of contemporary issues in the theological arena of the 20th century, including a survey of liberalism, neo-evangelicalism and fundamentalism.
2 credit hours

TH 611 SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY
A systematic study of the doctrine of Scripture, including the examination of basic passages and the discussion of current issues.
2 credit hours

TH 612 SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY
A systematic study of the doctrine of THEOLOGY Proper, including the examination of basic passages and the discussion of current issues.
2 credit hours

THE 711 SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY
A systematic study of the doctrine of salvation, man and sin, including the examination of basic terms and passages and the discussion of current issues.
2 credit hours

TH 712 SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY
A systematic study of the doctrines of the church and of last things, including
the examination of basic terms and passages and the discussion of current issues.
2 credit hours

TH 713, 714 BIBLICAL THEOLOGY OF THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENT
The study of the progressive self-disclosure of God in the Bible, including current issues and writings.
3 credit hours each semester

TH 801-804 RESEARCH IN THEOLOGY

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THESIS

TS 630 THESIS RESEARCH
Guided research on an approved subject for the student's thesis.
2 credit hours

TS 830 DISSERTATION
4 credit hours
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