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The Life of Christ

This course was filmed on-location in Israel. The nine videos lectures are taught by the late Dr. J. Dwight Pentecost.
Free Course
J. Dwight Pentecost

The Story of Scripture – Part 1

Covers the creation narrative found in Genesis 1–11, the Mosaic Covenant and the Pentateuch, and the Covenant Kingship especially through the Davidic Covenant.
Free Course
Mark M. Yarbrough

Luther

This course covers the work and life of Martin Luther – a key reformer who questioned the long-held statutes of the church.
Free Course
John D. Hannah

Romans

This course on Romans covers the first eight chapters of the book and looks at the overarching theme of righteousness.
Free Course
Ronald B. Allen

Revelation

Revelation is an nine-week course taught by Dr. Stanley Toussaint.
Free Course
Stanley D. Toussaint

The Gospel of John

This course will deepen your understanding of John’s Gospel.
Free Course
Mark L. Bailey

How to Read the Bible like a Seminary Professor

How to Read the Bible Like a Seminary Professor is a four-week course taught by Dr. Howard Hendricks (1924-2013).
Free Course
Howard G. Hendricks

Genesis

This course will take you on a journey through the book of Genesis.
Free Course
James E. Allman

Can you Trust the Bible?

Can You Trust the Bible? is an eight-week course taught by three of DTS’ most esteemed biblical scholars.
Free Course
Glenn R. Kreider, Michael J. Svigel, Nathan D. Holsteen

Graduate Courses

DTS also offers full graduate courses for students in seminary. You can preview these courses below, and you can find out more about completing a degree at DTS.

Pastoral Counseling

An introduction to the foundations of Christian counseling, emphasizing the priority of a theological system for theory and practice.
Graduate Course
Gary Barnes

Bible Study Methods

An introduction to inductive Bible study involving the steps of observation, interpretation (hermeneutics), application, and correlation.
Graduate Course
Mark L. Bailey

Old Testament History I

An exposition of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, and Judges, with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application.
Graduate Course
James E. Allman

Old Testament History II and Poetry

An exposition of the historical books (1 Samuel through Esther), Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Solomon.
Graduate Course

Old Testament Prophets

An exposition of the preexilic, exilic, and postexilic writing prophets (Isaiah through Malachi), excluding Jonah, but including Lamentations.
Graduate Course
Stephen J. Bramer

Gospels

An exposition of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application.
Graduate Course
Mark L. Bailey

Acts and Pauline Epistles

An exposition of Acts and 10 of the Pauline Epistles (all except Romans, Ephesians, and Philippians), with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application.
Graduate Course
Mark M. Yarbrough

Hebrews, General Epistles, and Revelation

An exposition of Hebrews; James; 1 and 2 Peter; 1, 2, and 3 John; Jude; and Revelation, with emphasis on the biblical theology of these books, their genre, and application.
Graduate Course
Larry J. Waters

Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, and Selected Epistles

An exposition of Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, and three of Paul’s epistles (Romans, Ephesians, and Philippians) that are not taught in the other required Bible courses.
Graduate Course
Ronald B. Allen

The Story of Scripture

An exposition of the biblical narrative of Scripture from Genesis to Revelation.
Graduate Course
Mark M. Yarbrough

Kingdom and Covenants

A look at the kingdom and the covenants presented in the Gospels.
Graduate Course
J. Dwight Pentecost

Life of Christ

A thematic study of the earthly life of Christ, tracing in detail the movements of His presentation, authentication, opposition, and rejection.
Graduate Course
J. Dwight Pentecost

Theology of Suffering, Disability, and the Church

A study of the biblical meanings and purposes of suffering, with theological reflections and application to various aspects of suffering and disability-related ministries.
Graduate Course
Linda M. Marten, Stephen J. Bramer, Mark L. Bailey, Stanley D. Toussaint, Joni Eareckson Tada

Educational Process of the Church

A study of the educational ministry of the local church, with attention to aims, principles, leadership, organization, and agencies of a biblical program for all age-groups.
Graduate Course
Sue G. Edwards, Jay L. Sedwick

History and Philosophy of Christian Education

A survey of the history of religious education from Old Testament times to the present, and a study of theories of Christian education.
Graduate Course
Michael S. Lawson

Teaching Process

A study of spiritual dynamics in effective Bible teaching and principles of learning and teaching.
Graduate Course
Jay L. Sedwick, Sue G. Edwards

The Church to the Modern Era

A study of Christianity from the second century to the rise of the Enlightenment.
Graduate Course
John D. Hannah

The Church since the 1600's

A study of Christianity in Europe and America since the rise of the Enlightenment with emphasis on the numerous influences that have forged the current religious scene.
Graduate Course
John D. Hannah

History of Doctrine

A study of the historical development of selected doctrines, with attention to the development of each theological theme from the church fathers to the present day.
Graduate Course
John D. Hannah

Elements of Greek 1

A study of the basic principles of biblical Greek, for students who have not had Greek or who need an extensive review in the elements of the language.
Graduate Course
Michael Burer

Elements of Greek 2

A study of the basic principles of biblical Greek, for students who have not had Greek or who need an extensive review in the elements of the language.
Graduate Course
Michael Burer

Intermediate Greek

Graduate Course
Michael Burer

Introduction to Greek Exegesis

Introduction to Exegesis and exegesis of Ephesians.
Graduate Course
Michael Burer

New Testament Introduction

A study of the historical background and canon of the new Testament, and an evaluation of New Testament criticism.
Graduate Course
Darrell L. Bock

Elements of Hebrew 1

An introduction to the basic principles of hebrew phonology and morphology.
Graduate Course
Brian L. Webster

Hebrew Exegesis and OT Introduction

An introduction to the exegesis of Hebrew narrative and poetry.
Graduate Course
Gordon H. Johnston

Hebrew Exegesis 2 and OT Introduction Part 2

Graduate Course
Brian L. Webster

Christian Life and Witness

Graduate Course
Victor D. Anderson

Leadership

*This class is no longer taught in person, however elements of this class can be found within the SF52– classes.
Graduate Course
Andrew B. Seidel

Theological Method and Bibliology

A study of prolegomena as the nature, method, and sources of theology; revelation, especially the inspiration, authority, sufficiency, inerrancy, and canonicity of the Bible.
Graduate Course
Glenn R. Kreider

Trinitarianism

A study of the existence and attributes of the one God, the Holy Trinity; the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit in Scripture and in Christian history.
Graduate Course
J. Scott Horrell

Humanity and Sin

Graduate Course
Nathan D. Holsteen

Soteriology

The study of salvation.
Graduate Course
Glenn R. Kreider

Sanctification and the Church

A study of sanctification, the doctrine of the spiritual life; and ecclesiology, the doctrines of the body of Christ and the local church.
Graduate Course
Michael J. Svigel

The End Times

A study of eschatology, the doctrine of the consummation of God’s plan of redemption, including major themes in eschatology and the order of predicted events.
Graduate Course
Michael J. Svigel

World Missions

A study of the biblical meaning and purpose of missions, missions agencies and instruments, and missions accomplishments, trends, needs, and possibilities.
Graduate Course
Rodney H. Orr

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Dallas Theological Seminary

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