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.


November 7, 2018

Theology 101 — The Church as an Assembly

Ecclesiology Through Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The actual Greek word used for church is ekklesia, a term ... [READ MORE]

October 31, 2018

Theology 101 — The Church as a Flock

Ecclesiology Through Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist To the diverse biblical images of the Church as a body, as ... [READ MORE]

October 24, 2018

Theology 101 — The Church as a Household

Ecclesiology Through Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist As we have seen in previous weeks, insights into the formation ... [READ MORE]

October 17, 2018

Theology 101 — The Church as a Building

Ecclesiology Through Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist We have previously considered insights from two biblical images ... [READ MORE]

October 10, 2018

Theology 101 — The Church as a Bride

Ecclesiology Through Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D.  Special to The Alabama Baptist This week we continue considering images about the Church, ... [READ MORE]

October 3, 2018

Theology 101 — The Church as a Body

Ecclesiology Through Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The Bible uses more than a dozen common images by which to ... [READ MORE]

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