Holy Spirit

Designation: THEO 7053

Seminar in the doctrine of the Holy Spirit that first plumbs the theological history of discussion of the person and work of the Holy Spirit. Key biblical texts will be addressed. This will include early church, medieval, Radical Reformation, and contemporary Pentecostal and Charismatic contributions. Attention will be given to the fruit and gifts of the Holy Spirit, the Spirit in the nurture of believers (sanctification), spirituality in the Church, the SpiritÂ’s work in human culture, and overall in creation and consummation. , Contemporary literature that will orient student work include: L.S. Chafer; G. Fee; J. Dunn; D. Bloesch; D. Dayton; H. Cox; W. Pannenberg; C. H. Pinnock; G. Atter; J. Wimber; and W. and J. Menzies.

Recommended Prior Study

  • Completion of, or concurrent enrolment in, THEO 5013 Christian Theology I
  • BIBL 5023 Interpreting the Old Testament , 5033 Interpreting the New Testament, or permission of instructor.