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Attendance

We would encourage all students that are able to attend class on campus to do so. However, if you are unable to attend class on campus, then we are trialling electronic attendance. You will need to pre-register for electronic attendance by January 27th so that we may test suitability and connections.

VBBC 2019 Terms and Holidays:

Term Dates                                                                                          Holidays
Term 1: 27 January - 26 March (8 weeks)                                           27 March – 19 April
Term 2: 20 April - 18 June* (8 weeks)                                                 19 June - TBA

Monday Classes 

Church History
2 hour class

Times: 7:00pm-8:50pm
Lecturer: F. Guglielmo
Textbook: Church History in Plain Language - Shelley

Subject Description:
A survey of the major developments in churches from apostolic times through the present, giving special attention to documents of pivotal interest to those developments, the drifts from Biblical simplicity, and the separatist groups that tried to restore it.

Subject starts: January 27th

Tuesday Classes 

Biblical Lanuage 1-Greek
2 hour class

Times: 8-9:50am
Lecturer: K Currell

Subject Description: This subject continues the study the fundamentals of inflection and basic syntax of Koine Greek.

Prerequisite: BL101-Introduction to Biblical Languages

Textbooks:A Beginner’s Reader Grammar for the NT – Colwell and Tune

Subject Starts: January 28th

Bibliology, Theology Proper, & Christology
2 hour class

Times: 10:30am-12:20pm
Lecturer: R Apps

Subject Description: This subject is a systematic study of the great teachings of the Bible. It includes the exposition of the doctrines of the Scriptures, the Person of God the Father, and the Person and work of Christ.

Textbooks:Lecturers in Systematic Theology- Henry Thiessen

Subject Starts January 28th

Hermenutics
2 hour class

Times: 7pm-8:50pm
Lecturer: K Currell

Subject Description: 
This subject is designed to give the student a comprehensive method of producing a sound interpretation and explanation of the Scriptures, to enable the development of Biblical messages based upon a proper interpretation of the sacred text, and to apply what has been learned into today's world. BI101 Introduction to Bible Study is a prerequisite for taking this class.

Textbooks:Basic Bible Interpretation – R Zuck

Subject Starts January 28th

Wednesday Classes

The Book of Acts
2 hour class

Times: 8-9:50am
Lecturer: TBA

Subject Description: 
This subject gives a detailed analysis of the book, with emphasis given to the Holy Spirit and to the establishment and development of the Church. Problem passages are given special consideration. Application is made to present-day church polity and missionary endeavor.

Textbooks:Jerusalem to Rome-Homer A Kent

Subject Starts January 29th

The Book of Genesis
2 hour class

Times: 10:30am-12:20pm
Lecturer: D Kemplay-Hill

Subject Description: 
This subject carefully analyses the ‘Book of Beginnings’. God’s plan is studied in detail with reference to Creation, the Flood, and the nations. The outworking of God's history of redemption for the nations is traced through a biographical study of the four Hebrew patriarchs.

Textbooks:The Genesis Record – H Morris

Subject Starts January 29th

Textbooks should be purchased before the start of class whenever possible