Theology 101


Jerry Batson taught religion at several schools of religion, served as associate dean of Beeson Divinity School at Samford University in Birmingham and filled pastorates in Alabama Baptist life throughout his career. He now provides a weekly basic theology lesson for Alabama Baptist readers.


September 19, 2018

Theology 101 — Stewardship of Time

By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The role of stewards and the idea of stewardship can be found throughout the Bible. Early ... [READ MORE]

September 12, 2018

Theology 101 — Stewardship of Possessions

Stewardship By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Stewardship is one way of expressing the appropriate response Christians owe ... [READ MORE]

September 5, 2018

Theology 101 — Divine Intention

The Scriptures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist We have noted in the past five weeks of Theology 101, given the divine inspiration ... [READ MORE]

August 29, 2018

Theology 101 — Divine Authority

The Scriptures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Historically, Baptists have looked upon the Bible as the final authority ... [READ MORE]

August 22, 2018

Theology 101 — Divine Illumination

The Scriptures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist In thinking about the Scriptures in a prior session of Theology 101, we ... [READ MORE]

August 15, 2018

Theology 101 — Divine Instruction

The Scriptures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist In the prior two weeks Theology 101 has drawn attention to the first sentence ... [READ MORE]

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