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.


February 6, 2019

Theology 101 — The Bible as a Hammer

Biblical Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Jeremiah 23:29 combines two common images for God’s word: fire and hammer. ... [READ MORE]

January 30, 2019

Theology 101 — The Bible as a Mirror

Biblical Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Another common image by which the Bible speaks of itself is that of a ... [READ MORE]

January 23, 2019

Theology 101 — The Bible as Food

Biblical Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D.  Special to The Alabama Baptist As Theology 101 continues to seek truths about the Bible in various ... [READ MORE]

January 16, 2019

Theology 101 — The Bible as a Sword

Biblical Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Not only does the Bible compare itself to fire and seed as we have noted ... [READ MORE]

January 9, 2019

Theology 101 — The Bible as Seed

Biblical Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Last week Theology 101 considered the image of fire as a way of thinking ... [READ MORE]

January 2, 2019

Theology 101 — The Bible as a Fire

Biblical Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist In the course of last year’s Theology 101, we used the idea of common ... [READ MORE]

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