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.


March 10, 2017

Theology 101 — Partners with God

Anthropology By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Anthropology may be understood as the part of Christian theology that concerns ... [READ MORE]

March 3, 2017

Theology 101 — Why Is Man?

Anthropology By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Like Job, the Psalmist asked, “What is man?” This week Theology 101 modifies ... [READ MORE]

February 24, 2017

Theology 101 — Marred Image, Imperfect Likeness

Anthropology By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist We have not fully pondered the fact that we humans were made in the image ... [READ MORE]

February 17, 2017

Theology 101 — Image and Likeness of God

Anthropology By Jerry Batson, Th.D.  Special to The Alabama Baptist Students of the Bible have spent many hours and used much ink in the attempt ... [READ MORE]

February 9, 2017

Theology 101 — What is Man?

Anthropology By Jerry Batson, Th.D.  Special to The Alabama Baptist The question that lies at the heart of the doctrine of man is one that has ... [READ MORE]

February 3, 2017

Theology 101 — The Doctrine of Man

Anthropology By Jerry Batson, Th.D.  Special to The Alabama Baptist The study of the biblical doctrine of man is the unfolding of the answer ... [READ MORE]

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