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 20, 2019

Theology 101 — A Question about Christ

Insights Through Questions By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist During the past weeks Theology 101 has sought to glean truths ... [READ MORE]

February 13, 2019

Theology 101 — The Bible as Water

Biblical Imagery By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist For a number of weeks Theology 101 has been thinking about various common ... [READ MORE]

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]

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