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.


May 20, 2020

Theology 101 — Maranatha

Theology in Unusual Terms By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Previously, we have looked at an Old Testament place name (Ebenezer) ... [READ MORE]

May 13, 2020

Theology 101 — Ichabod

Theology in Unusual Terms By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Last week, we explored theological truths that may be gleaned ... [READ MORE]

May 6, 2020

Theology 101 — Ebenezer

Theology in Unusual Terms By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist How many of us have ever joined the singing of the hymn “Come, ... [READ MORE]

April 29, 2020

Theology 101 — God as a Fortress

The Doctrine of God By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Previously, the common images of God have been personal images, namely, ... [READ MORE]

April 22, 2020

Theology 101 — God as King

The Doctrine of God By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist This week we continue to let another common image serve to express ... [READ MORE]

April 15, 2020

Theology 101 — God as Father

The Doctrine of God By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Previously, in thinking about the doctrine of God, we have used some ... [READ MORE]