Courses for Spring 2012
CAP 652 The Problem of Evil (3 credit hours) (Syllabus)
Dr. Paul Chamberlain
Location: Ellerslie Road Baptist Church, 10603 Ellerslie Rd. Edmonton
Dates: May 27-29, 2012 (Sun 2:30-6:30; Mon & Tues 8:30-4:30)
This course will provide the student with the opportunity to study objections to the Christianity based on the problem of evil and explore responses that the Christian faith has to offer though in-class presentations and discussions.
Instructor: Paul Chamberlain has taught at Trinity Western University since 1990. During part of that time He has also been involved with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. His primary areas of teaching are Christian Apologetics, Ethics, Philosophy of Religion and Political Philosophy. He is the author of four books and a number of articles on social and apologetic issues. He currently serves as professor of Apologetics and Ethics at ACTS and is Director of the Institute for Christian Apologetics at ACTS.
THS 540 Introduction to Theology (2 hrs.) (Syllabus)
Dr. Ed Stuckey
Location: Ellerslie Road Baptist Church, 10603 Ellerslie Road, Edmonton
Dates: June 7-9 (Thursday 5:30 – 9:30; Friday & Sat 8:30-4:30)
This foundational course provides a comprehensive introduction to what evangelical Christians believe, enabling students in gaining an overall orientation to the purpose, language and spiritual implications of theology. The specific areas of systematic theology will be surveyed including the impact of the church throughout history on the development of doctrine. The importance of the teaching of theology in the local church as well as its relevance in pastoral ministry will be emphasized. THS 540 is required of those who have not studied systematic theology in their undergraduate training. Come to explore what Christians believe and why it matters.
Instructor: Ed Stuckey is Director of The Journey, a Graduate Centre for Christian Leadership in Edmonton, and Associate Pastor at “The Gathering,” a multi-ethnic church in Edmonton. He was Interim President of Canadian Baptist Seminary (2008-2010), pastor of Ellerslie Road Baptist Church, Edmonton (1985-2008) and Grace Bible Church in Dauphin, MB (1980-85). He also does adjunct teaching at ACTS seminaries in Theology. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario (Hon BA, History), and Dallas Theological Seminary (ThM in Pastoral Ministries and DMin in Preaching and Communication).