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.


July 8, 2020

Theology 101 — Light

Christology Through Figures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist As we noted in prior weeks, Jesus once summarized His teaching ... [READ MORE]

June 24, 2020

Theology 101 — Bread

Christology Through Figures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The sixth chapter of John opens with Jesus’ miracle of feeding ... [READ MORE]

June 17, 2020

Theology 101 — Bridegroom

Christology Through Figures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Having considered in prior weeks the figures of Word and Lamb ... [READ MORE]

June 10, 2020

Theology 101 — Lamb

Christology Through Figures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The biblical figure of a lamb can be a window through which ... [READ MORE]

June 3, 2020

Theology 101 — The Word Was God

Christology Through Figures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist After a period of extensive teaching, Jesus summarized His ... [READ MORE]

May 27, 2020

Theology 101 — Anathema

Theology in Unusual Terms By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Last week, we devoted attention to the second member of the phrase ... [READ MORE]

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