This course, taught by Frederick L. Ware at Howard University School of Divinity, examines the nature and method of theological discourse. Various theological perspectives on doctrines of Christian faith will be treated critically and systematically. Major doctrines (or themes) will include God, Christ, Holy Spirit, Creation, Theological Anthropology, Sin and Salvation, Church and Its Mission and Ministry, Sacraments, Eschatology, Theology of Religions, and Religious Belief and the Natural Sciences. Students are required to construct a personal Credo, based on their presumed mastery of theological sources and methodology. Prerequisite: THEO 305 Systematic Theology I or its equivalent.
Seminary: Howard University School of Divinity
Keywords: Evolution, Darwinism, church doctrine, eschatology, theological anthropology, natural sciences, theology of religions, major doctrines