Systematic Theology (2nd edition)

Systematic Theology (2nd edition)

Taught by Wayne Grudem

Systematic Theology, taught by Wayne Grudem, features a strong emphasis on the scriptural basis for each doctrine, clear teaching with technical terms kept to a minimum, and a contemporary approach.

Course Details

  • 57 Units

  • Self-paced

  • 8.5 hours of video

  • Beginner

  • Systematic Theology by Wayne Grudem

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Course Description

The Christian church has a long tradition of systematic theology, that is, studying theology and doctrine organized around categories such as the Word of God, redemption, and Jesus Christ. In Systematic Theology, Wayne Grudem introduces the doctrines of God's Word, God, and humanity.

This course features:

  • A strong emphasis on the scriptural basis for each doctrine
  • Clear teaching, with technical terms kept to a minimum
  • A contemporary approach, treating subjects of special interest to the church today
  • A friendly tone, appealing to the emotions and the spirit as well as the intellect
  • Frequent application to life

Meet Your Instructors

Wayne Grudem

PhD, University of Cambridge

MDiv, Westminster Theological Seminary

BA, Harvard University

Wayne Grudem is research professor of theology and biblical studies at Phoenix Seminary in Phoenix, Arizona. He taught at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School for 20 years. He has also served as the president of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood and president of the Evangelical Theological Society. He holds degrees from Harvard (AB), Westminster Theological Seminary (MDiv, DD), and Cambridge (PhD). He is the author of more than 100 academic articles and over a dozen books, including the bestselling Systematic Theology.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Systematic Theology

  • The Word of God

  • The Canon of Scripture

  • The Four Characteristics of Scripture: (1) Authority

  • The Inerrancy of Scripture

  • The Four Characteristics of Scripture: (2) Clarity

  • The Four Characteristics of Scripture: (3) Necessity

  • The Four Characteristics of Scripture: (4) Sufficiency

  • The Existence of God

  • The Knowability of God

  • The Character of God: “Incommunicable” Attributes

  • The Character of God: “Communicable” Attributes (Part 1)

  • The Character of God: “Communicable” Attributes (Part 2)

  • God in Three Persons: The Trinity

  • Creation

  • God’s Providence

  • Miracles

  • Prayer

  • Angels

  • Satan and Demons

  • The Creation of Man

  • Man as Male and Female

  • The Essential Nature of Man

  • Sin

  • The Covenants between God and Man

  • The Person of Christ

  • The Atonement

  • Resurrection and Ascension

  • The Offices of Christ

  • The Work of the Holy Spirit


  • Common Grace

  • Election and Reprobation

  • The Gospel Call and Effective Calling

  • Regeneration

  • Conversion (Faith and Repentance)

  • Justification (Right Legal Standing Before God)

  • Adoption (Membership in God’s Family)

  • Sanctification (Growth in Likeness to Christ)

  • Baptism In and Filling With the Holy Spirit

  • The Perseverance of the Saints (Remaining a Christian)

  • Death and the Intermediate State

  • Glorification (Receiving a Resurrection Body)

  • Union with Christ

  • The Church: Its Nature, Its Marks, and Its Purposes

  • The Purity and Unity of the Church

  • The Power of the Church

  • Church Government

  • Means of Grace Within the Church

  • Baptism

  • The Lord’s Supper

  • Worship

  • Gifts of the Holy Spirit: (1) General Questions

  • Gifts of the Holy Spirit: (2) Specific Gifts

  • The Return of Christ: When and How?

  • The Millennium

  • The Final Judgment and Eternal Punishment

  • The New Heavens and New Earth



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