240 The Holy Spirit and the Church
The Holy Spirit is one of the three members of the Trinity in the Christian understanding of God, and possibly the least understood, least emphasized, or least appreciated among the Three. This class will seek to explore the history of the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, the work of the Holy Spirit as documented in the Old Testament, in the life of Jesus, and in the life of the Church. The course will also examine the theology, nature and history of the Church (ecclesiology), focusing on the place of worship, ordinances, church denominations/affiliations, and the Gospel, in the life of the Church and its people.
Required for the Advanced Certificate.
Under the leadership of Dr. Douglas Knowles
B.S. Psychology, SUNY College at Oneonta; M.S. Clinical Social Work, Hunter College School of Social Work; M.Div., Bethel Seminary; D.Min. Global Church Leadership, Alliance Theology Seminary. Lead Pastor, Second Evangelical Free Church, Brooklyn.
Main Campus Schedule
- Fall I - Mondays, 7:35 pm - Douglas Knowles