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.


December 11, 2019

Theology 101 — Gifts and Guests

Christmas Features and Figures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Last week Theology 101 focused on angels and carols as features ... [READ MORE]

December 4, 2019

Theology 101 — Angels and Carols

Christmas Features and Figures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Some of the common features and figures made prominent in ... [READ MORE]

November 27, 2019

Theology 101 — Expressing Table Thanks

Giving Thanks at Thanksgiving By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Thanksgiving Day is a good time to think about one of the ... [READ MORE]

November 20, 2019

Theology 101 — Tested or Tempted?

Tempted and Tried By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist In the past two weeks we have taken notice how the same term used in ... [READ MORE]

November 13, 2019

Theology 101 — Tested by Fiery Trials

Tempted and Tried By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist In his gospel song “Farther Along,” W.B. Stevens begins the opening ... [READ MORE]

November 6, 2019

Theology 101: Temptations

Tempted and tried By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Sometimes ordinary words can be hard to nail down to their precise or ... [READ MORE]

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