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.


August 8, 2018

Theology 101 — Divine Revelation

The Scriptures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The opening words of the Baptist Faith and Message statement cited last ... [READ MORE]

August 1, 2018

Theology 101 — Divine Inspiration

Scriptures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The average person would probably agree that the Bible is a special kind of ... [READ MORE]

July 27, 2018

Theology 101 — Alpha and Omega

Christology Through Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist One of the earliest tasks most of us faced in our education ... [READ MORE]

July 18, 2018

Theology 101 — Bridegroom

Christology Through Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Thinking about Christ through the many images that are used ... [READ MORE]

July 11, 2018

Theology 101 — Chief Cornerstone

Christology Through Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist As we have discussed in recent weeks, Jesus used many common ... [READ MORE]

June 27, 2018

Theology 101 — The True Vine

Christology Through Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The imagery of a vineyard has deep roots in the Old Testament. ... [READ MORE]

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