THE2013 - Doctrine of Holiness

Course Description

A study of the biblical doctrine of Christian Holiness from a uniquely Wesleyan-Holiness perspective. Attention will be given to the historical, theological, and experiential dimensions of God's sanctifying grace.

Course Objectives

The learning outcomes for this course will enable the student to:

  1. Explain the biblical foundation for the doctrine of Christian Holiness
  2. Understand the progression of grace in God's work in people, from initial prevenient grace to final glorification.
  3. Assess one's relationship with Christ in light of the doctrine of holiness.
  4. Clearly articulate the message of biblical Christian holiness.
  5. Identify the historical influences that have contributed to the way the doctrine of Christian holiness has evolved to the present time.

The following are competencies for Ministry as outlined in the Sourcebook for Ministerial Development that will be addressed in this course:

1. CN 9 Ability to articulate the doctrine of holiness from a Wesleyan perspective.

Course Prerequisites

English Composition II, Introduction to the Old Testament, and Introduction to the New Testament.