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 24, 2019

Theology 101 — An Image Regained

Thinking about images By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Christ did not only come to be the image of the invisible God to ... [READ MORE]

July 17, 2019

Theology 101 — An Image Disclosed

Thinking about images By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Last week we gave thought to the diminishing of God’s image in ... [READ MORE]

July 10, 2019

Theology 101 — An Image Diminished

Thinking about images By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Sometimes when we think about images in religious terms we call to ... [READ MORE]

June 26, 2019

Theology 101 — Independence: Vice or Virtue?

Thinking about independence By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist We are only one week away from Independence Day, the federal ... [READ MORE]

June 19, 2019

Theology 101 — Prototype for Human Fathers

Fatherhood of God By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The fact that Christ taught His followers to think of God as their Father ... [READ MORE]

June 12, 2019

Theology 101 — Implications for Prayer

Fatherhood of God By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Jesus made the vital connection between prayer and the Fatherhood of ... [READ MORE]

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