The Baptist Studies Program is an integral part of the Divinity School. designed to meet the special interests and needs of Baptists, this program offers graduate courses in Baptist history, thought, and polity and provides opportunities for Baptist students in field settings in Baptist churches, worship, and other community experiences. Special lectures and workshops by Baptist professors and ministers enrich the seminary experience of Brite students. A special committee of Baptist ministers, pastoral counselors, and lay people advises the Divinity School in shaping and carrying out this program. Financial undergirding is provided by The Alliance of Baptists and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, including CBF Leadership Scholarships.
Russell W. Dalton
Associate Professor of Christian Education
CHHI 70133/80133 BAPTIST HISTORY
This course involves a study of Baptist life and thought from the 17th century to the present. Some attention will be given to Baptists in England and Europe, but the major emphasis will fall upon Baptists in the United States.
CHTH 70113/80113/90113 SURVEY OF CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY FROM BAPTIST PERSPECTIVES
An exploration of Christian theology with special reference to the faith statements, confessions, and contemporary writings of Baptist traditions.
Resources: Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Alliance of Baptists