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.


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]

December 19, 2018

Theology 101 — A Savior Who is Christ the Lord

The Christ of Christmas By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Of the various names, titles and designations that refer to Christ ... [READ MORE]

December 12, 2018

Theology 101 — They Shall Call His Name Immanuel

The Christ of Christmas By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Having previously considered the titles Son of David and King of ... [READ MORE]

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]

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