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.


October 4, 2017

Theology 101: Demonology – Fact or Fiction

Demonology By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist October is the month for Halloween. Halloween traditionally draws attention ... [READ MORE]

September 27, 2017

Theology 101 — Power and Authority; Gladness and Joy

Biblical ‘Twins’ By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist In prior weeks we have sought to discern legitimate differences between ... [READ MORE]

September 20, 2017

Theology 101 — Joy and Happiness

Biblical ‘Twins’ By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Joy and happiness are two positive human emotions. In everyday use ... [READ MORE]

September 13, 2017

Theology 101 — Anger and Wrath

Biblical ‘Twins’ By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Last week we were thinking about the divine attributes of mercy and ... [READ MORE]

September 6, 2017

Theology 101 — Mercy and Grace

Biblical ‘Twins’ By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist When we think of biblical twins, Jacob and Esau come to mind. Twins ... [READ MORE]

September 4, 2017

Theology 101 — Toward a Theology of Work

By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist This week we are on the threshold of Labor Day, the holiday dedicated to recognizing and ... [READ MORE]

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