The course provides an introduction to the doctrines of the Christian church, focusing on the Christian life and its relationship to theology. The course approaches theology from an inductive method in the Wesleyan tradition, helping the student learn to think theologically from the Scriptures, orthodox ecumenical tradition, experience, and reason.
Meets the General Studies core requirement in God’s Word and the Christian Response (Doctrine). Prerequisites: 3 units of biblical studies, MIN 108; PHIL 220, HUM 224, or HUM 324; or department permission. MIN 108 is waived as a prerequisite for students transferring 60 or more units. All other prerequisites apply.