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.


June 17, 2020

Theology 101 — Bridegroom

Christology Through Figures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Having considered in prior weeks the figures of Word and Lamb ... [READ MORE]

June 10, 2020

Theology 101 — Lamb

Christology Through Figures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist The biblical figure of a lamb can be a window through which ... [READ MORE]

June 3, 2020

Theology 101 — The Word Was God

Christology Through Figures By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist After a period of extensive teaching, Jesus summarized His ... [READ MORE]

May 27, 2020

Theology 101 — Anathema

Theology in Unusual Terms By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Last week, we devoted attention to the second member of the phrase ... [READ MORE]

May 20, 2020

Theology 101 — Maranatha

Theology in Unusual Terms By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Previously, we have looked at an Old Testament place name (Ebenezer) ... [READ MORE]

May 13, 2020

Theology 101 — Ichabod

Theology in Unusual Terms By Jerry Batson, Th.D. Special to The Alabama Baptist Last week, we explored theological truths that may be gleaned ... [READ MORE]