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.


September 6, 2017

Theology 101 — Mercy and Grace

Biblical ‘Twins’ By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist When we think of biblical twins, Jacob and Esau come to mind. Twins ... [READ MORE]

September 4, 2017

Theology 101 — Toward a Theology of Work

By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist This week we are on the threshold of Labor Day, the holiday dedicated to recognizing and ... [READ MORE]

August 23, 2017

Theology 101 — Sin’s Consequences – Disquiet

Doctrine of Sin By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The result of sin for a Christian often stops short of becoming entrenched ... [READ MORE]

August 16, 2017

Theology 101 — Sin’s Consequences – Divine Discipline

Doctrine of Sin By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Previously, we have looked at sin’s consequences generally; namely, that ... [READ MORE]

August 9, 2017

Theology 101 — Sin’s Consequences – Death

Doctrine of Sin By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist A prime reason for taking seriously the fact that all of us sin is that ... [READ MORE]

August 2, 2017

Theology 101 — Sin’s Consequences – Enslavement

Doctrine of Sin By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Many weeks ago we began thinking about the doctrine of sin by looking at ... [READ MORE]

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