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.


July 26, 2017

Theology 101 — Sin as Abomination

Doctrine of Sin By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist None of the terms used in the Bible for sin is attractive, but as noted ... [READ MORE]

July 19, 2017

Theology 101 — Sin as Perversion

Doctrine of Sin By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist As noted last week, some of the Bible’s terms for sin sound heavier and ... [READ MORE]

July 12, 2017

Theology 101 — Sin as Iniquity

Doctrine of Sin By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Some of the terms that describe or speak of sin seem to be weightier than ... [READ MORE]

June 30, 2017

Theology 101 — Sin as Impiety

Doctrine of Sin By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Impiety can be one of the more subtle sins of our times. If being pious ... [READ MORE]

June 23, 2017

Theology 101 — Sin as Omission

Doctrine of Sin By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist When we think of sin we almost automatically think of it as something done ... [READ MORE]

June 16, 2017

Theology 101 — Sin as Transgression

Doctrine of Sin By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Sin is the underlying reality of all human life in relation to God. Human ... [READ MORE]