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.


December 6, 2017

Theology 101 — Revealed in Creation

God’s Self-Revelation By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Humans know God only where God has chosen to make Himself known. ... [READ MORE]

November 29, 2017

Theology 101 — Thanksgiving Afterglow

Thanksgiving By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist We are now a week past Thanksgiving Day. In the aftermath of its celebration ... [READ MORE]

November 15, 2017

Theology 101 — The Grace of Gratitude

Thanksgiving By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Thanksgiving Day is only a week away. It is one of America’s secular but ... [READ MORE]

November 8, 2017

Theology 101 — Confronting Satan’s Strategies

Demonology By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist For several weeks Theology 101 has been thinking about the Bible’s teaching ... [READ MORE]

November 1, 2017

Theology 101 — Spiritual Warfare

Demonology By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist As we noted in an earlier installment of Theology 101, Jesus encountered numerous ... [READ MORE]

October 25, 2017

Theology 101 — Encountering the Demonic – Then and Now

Demonology By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist After the rather frequent mention of demonic activity during Jesus’ earthly ... [READ MORE]