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.


August 12, 2020

Theology 101 — Wind

The Holy Spirit in Figures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist In previous weeks, Theology 101 has used biblical figures of ... [READ MORE]

August 5, 2020

Theology 101 — Vine

Christology Through Figures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The last of the seven “I am” sayings of Jesus in the Gospel ... [READ MORE]

July 22, 2020

Theology 101 — Door

Christology Through Figures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The figure of Christ as a shepherd, which was last week’s ... [READ MORE]

July 15, 2020

Theology 101 — Shepherd

Christology Through Figures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist For the past five weeks, Theology 101 has taken its start from ... [READ MORE]

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]