HDS 2950

Baptist Polity, Practice, and History

Michael Casey Worthy Woolf


An introduction to the principles and practices of Baptist churches, especially as they affect pastoral leadership. The course is designed largely for a student looking toward ordination in the Baptist ministry and serving in a pastoral role. The curriculum includes broad strokes of Baptist history and distinctives, the local congregation, denominational structures, liturgy and worship, ordination, and pastoral leadership in general.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes

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0.50 credits
Spring 2015
Fri 10am-12pm
Andover Hall Room 118

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus None
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Christianity
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Denominational Polity
Language Course Designation(s) None