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 5, 2018

Theology 101 — The King of the Jews

The Christ of Christmas By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Acommon event included in Christmas pageants is the visit of magi ... [READ MORE]

November 28, 2018

Theology 101 — Jesus Christ the Son of David

The Christ of Christmas By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Christmas music, Scripture readings and pageants remind us annually ... [READ MORE]

November 14, 2018

Theology 101 — The Supreme Reason for Gratitude

Thinking About Thanksgiving By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Next week brings us to Thanksgiving Day. In this week leading ... [READ MORE]

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]

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