HDS 2950

Baptist Polity, Practice, and History

Stephen Butler Murray

Description

An introduction to the principles and practices of Baptist churches, especially as they affect pastoral leadership. The course is designed largely for a student looking toward ordination in the Baptist ministry and serving in a pastoral role. The curriculum includes broad strokes of Baptist history and distinctives, the local congregation, denominational structures, liturgy and worship, ordination, and pastoral leadership in general.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes

Scheduling

0.50 credits
Expected to be offered Spring 2015
Fri 12pm-2pm
Course location to be announced.

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus None
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Christianity
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Denominational Polity
Language Course Designation(s) None