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THE-040 Wesleyan Pentecostal Theology / Teología Pentecostal Wesleyana
50 hours (5 weeks).
September 2021 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: Recognize how Anabaptist, Pietist, and Wesleyan theological emphases influenced Pentecostalism, asserting that the Christian faith can be expressed in many ways; Know the fundamental beliefs of Wesleyan Pentecostalism about God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, salvation, and the church; Examine theological convictions and spiritual practices, from the perspective of Pentecostal Wesleyan spirituality; Develop through practice theological ways of thinking and writing through theological reflection on academic research; Articulate the key doctrines of Wesleyan Pentecostalism as a worldwide movement of influence from its Methodist roots in England to its current position.
Instruction is offered completely online or in synchronous format through the use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, homework, lab-required interaction with the instructor, and/or final exams. The course assesses students’ end-of-course knowledge and skills in an online format. Major topics taught in this course include examining the major Christian doctrines from the perspective of Wesleyan Pentecostalism. It emphasizes knowing the history and theological basis of the Wesleyan Pentecostal movement and how its roots extend to the life and theology of John Wesley. It analyzes the key doctrines of the movement, as well as identifies similarities and differences between Wesleyan Pentecostalism and the other Protestant traditions.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Introduction to Theology, Wesleyan Theology and History, or Introduction to Christianity (9/21).