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 7, 2018

Theology 101 — Jesus Who Is Called Christ

What’s in a Name? By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist He was known by the very human name of Jesus as He grew up in Nazareth. ... [READ MORE]

February 28, 2018

Theology 101 — You Shall Call His Name Jesus

What’s in a Name? By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist For a number of weeks Theology 101 has had as its theme the question: ... [READ MORE]

February 21, 2018

Theology 101 — A New Heaven and a New Earth

What’s New? By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist In the concluding and climactic passage of the Bible we are told about ... [READ MORE]

February 14, 2018

Theology 101 — A New Birth

What’s New? By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist A new covenant, a new memorial meal, a new commandment, a new day of ... [READ MORE]

February 7, 2018

Theology 101 — A New Name

What’s New? By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist In this New Year, Theology 101 is exploring aspects of the newness toward ... [READ MORE]

January 31, 2018

Theology 101 — A New Day of Worship

What’s New? By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The Old Covenant had numerous special days. Most were seasonal or annual. ... [READ MORE]