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BIBLICAL GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY
Issue No. 27

6 - 12 July 2009

Semester 1 Courses

BIBLICAL STUDIES
New Testament Foundations I (NT101, 3cr) July 13, 20, 27, Aug 3, 17, 24, 31 Sep 7, 14, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26; (14 sessions) (Mon 7.30 - 9.30pm); Lecturer: Dr Aquila Lee

*Biblical Hebrew (BH111, 3 cr); Aug 5, 12, 19, 26, Sep 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 11, 18 (Wed 7.30-9.30pm); Lecturer: Dr Augustine Pagolu

*Biblical Hebrew: Basic Research Tools (BH214, 1.5cr); Aug 5, 12, 19, 26, Sep 2, 9, 16, 23 (Wed 7.30-9.30pm); Lecturer: Dr Augustine Pagolu

Biblical Hermeneutics & Interpretation (HE101, 3 cr); Aug 26, Sep 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov 4, 11, 18, 25 (14 sessions)(Wed 7.30-9.30pm);Lecturer: Dr Philip Satterthwaite

Old Testament Foundations I (OT101, 3 cr); Aug 28, Sep 4, 11, 18, 25, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 20, Dec 4, 11, 18 (Fri  7.30-9.30pm); Lecturer: Dr Philip Satterthwaite

Contextual Hermeneutics: Reading the Bible in an Asian Way (HE210, 1.5cr) Sep 14, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9 (Mon 7.30-9.30pm); Lecturer: Dr Augustine Pagolu

Letters to a Young Pastor: A Primer on Church Order & Leadership (NT262, 1.5cr) Oct 9, 16, 23, 30 ( Fri 7.15-10.15pm); Lecturer: Dr Oh Boon Leong

The Lamb, The Dragon & The Holy City: A Study of the book of Revelation (NT363, 1.5cr);  (TBA) Lecturer: Mr Quek Tze Ming (PhD candidate, Uni of Cambridge)

THEOLOGICAL STUDIES
Jesus on the Silver Screen: Portrayals of Jesus & Christ figures in Film (TS282/MM280, 1.5cr); Sep 14, 28, Oct 5 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, (Mon 7.30-9.30pm); Lecturer: Mr Quek Tze Ming (PhD candidate, Uni of Cambridge)

History of the Doctrine of Atonement (TS283, 1.5cr); Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov 5, 12, 19 (Thu 7.30-9.30pm); Lecturer: Dr Edwin Tay

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION & SPIRITUAL FORMATION
Children’s Spirituality & Ministry Formation (ECF502, 3 cr) Sep 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct 6, 13, 20, 27, (Tue 7.15-10.15pm); Lecturer: Dr Ng Peh Cheng

*Spiritual Retreat Experience: Nature, Purpose & Experience (ECF504, 3 cr) Oct 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17
(Tue 7.15 -10.15pm); Lecturer: Mr John Chong Ser Choon

*Scripture Recitation & Storytelling (ECF514, 1.5cr); Oct 28, Nov 4, 11, 18, 25 (Exam) (Wed 7.15-10.15pm); Lecturer:  Rev Ng Seng Chuan

The Craft of Teaching (ECF512, 1.5cr); Oct 29, Nov 5, 12, 19 (Thu 7.30-9.30pm); Lecturer: Dr Ng Peh Cheng

MARKETPLACE MINISTRIES
Spirituality & Ministry [Work] (MM260, 3 cr); July  20, 27, Aug 3, 17, 24, 31, Sep 7, 14 (New dates) (Mon 7.15 -10.15pm); Lecturer: Mr John Chong Ser Choon

Globalization & Postmodernity: A Christian Response (MM258, 1.5 cr); Aug 26, Sep 2, 9, *15 (Tue)(Wed 7.15-10.15pm); Lecturer: Mr Ben Pwee 

Business & Ethics (MM257, 1.5cr);  Sep 23, 30, Oct 7, 14; (Wed 7.15-10.15pm); Lecturer: Mr Ben Pwee

Vocation, Work & Ministry (MM101, 3 cr) Nov 19, 23, 25, 30 (Weekdays, 7.15-10.15pm); Nov 21 28 (Sat 9.30am-4.30pm); Lecturers Prof Paul Stevens & Mr Clive Lim (D. Min candidate, Gordon-Cornwell Theo. Sem) 

APPLIED THEOLOGY
*Preaching in the Church: Homiletics II (AT245, 1.5cr); July 9, 16, 23, 30, Aug 6 (5 sessions) (Thu 7.15-10.15pm); Lecturer: Rev Song Cheng Hock

The Christian Mind (AT361, 1.5cr); Aug 3, 17, 24, 31 (Mon 7.15-10.15pm); Lecturer: Rev David Wong

Leadership Essentials (AT254, 1.5cr); Oct 1, 8, 15, 22 (Thu 7.15-10.15pm); Lecturer: Dr Tan Soo-Inn

COUNSELLING & MISSIONS
*Counselling Skills: Dealing with Crisis Situations (CO231, 1.5cr); July 9, 23, Aug 6, 20 (Thu 7.15-10.15pm); Lecturer: Mr Yam Keng Mun

Introduction to Evangelism & World Mission (ME101, 3 cr)(Video class); July 31, Aug 7, 14, 21, 28 (Fri 7.30– 9.30pm); Lecturer: Mr Martin Goldsmith; Tutor: Ms Irene Tay [Required for MDiv]

TENTMAKING
Biblical Basis for Tentmaking Mission, Jul 21, 28 (Tue 7.20 - 10pm); (2 sessions) Lecturer: Mr Andre De Winne

Religions of Asia, Aug 4, 11 & 18 (Tue 7.20-10pm); Lecturer: Dr Augustine Pagolu & Ms Irene Tay

Coping with Stress, Aug 25, Sep 1, 8 (Tue 7.20 - 10pm); Lecturer : Mr Yam Keng Mun

Tentmakers & Ethical Issues, Sep 29, Oct 13, 20 (Tue 7.20-10pm);

Personal Ministry Skills, Nov 3, 10, 17(Tue 7.20-10pm);
Lecturer: Mr Toh Kai Hua

* Courses marked with an asterisk are not offered on audit basis. Registration is open for all courses. Visit www.bgst.edu.sg for course description and registration (under Course & Events/Course Schedules).

REMINDER: From 1st July, the fees for audit courses will be revised to $105 & $210 for 1.5 credits and 3 credits courses respectively. Please make payment before 1st July 09 to enjoy the existing course fees for audit course.

Weekly Updates

The Chapel speaker for 15 July is Dr Aquila Lee. Chapel begins at 12pm every Wednesday. You are welcome to join us.

News Bits

You are invited to join us at our BGST 2nd Annual Lecture on Contemporary Issues. This year we are privileged to have Rev Peter Harris, Founder and Director of A Rocha, to speak on “Why Creation is Waiting For The Christians”. The annual lecture will be held from 8.00-9:30pm at Zion BP Church, 4 Bishan St 13. Admission is free. Those who register online at http://www.bgst.edu.sg/arocha_bgst will be presented with a $5 bookshop coupon at the Reception Desk at the lecture.

Library Hours
BGST Library will close at 6pm on Friday, 10 July 2009 to prepare for our Annual Lecture. On Saturday (11 July 2009), the Library will be opened as usual from 9am - 6pm though BGST is supporting an A Rocha seminar on “Climate Change, Health and Faith” at the Botany Centre from 2.30pm - 6.30 pm. Visit http://bgst.edu.sg/pdf/climate_change.pdf for more details
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