This course, taught by JoAnne Marie Terrell at Chicago Theological Seminary, goes over the nature of theological thinking and theological method. After completing the course in Systematic Theology, students should be able to: 1. Employ basic theological vocabulary; 2. Outline historical shifts in the elucidation of Western Christianity; 3. Identify major doctrines commonly held within ecumenical Christianity and 4. Compare these to the basic doctrinal positions in Judaism and/or Islam; and 5. Summarize the major writings of a principal interpreter of Christianity, Judaism, or Islam.
Seminary: Chicago Theological Seminary
Keywords: scientific method, scientific process, ethics, spirituality