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LST Chapel

Each week we meet on Tuesdays for worship all together. We enjoy a wide range of speakers for these - see our YouTube channel for videos of past services.

Study Theology Online

Explore a full range of degree opportunities for theological education online, including BA (Hons) Theology, with no residential requirements, the MA in Integrative Theology (MAiTh) and the MA in Theological Education (MATE) (specifically for theological educators).

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If you're not interested in a full degree, why not think about studying on one of our Lifelong Learning courses? Alternatively, explore the rich possibilities of auditing our online courses for personal development.

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Contact our help team for support or advice about LSTOnline. For general questions regarding studying at LST please contact admissions@lst.ac.uk.

    Available courses

    New Testament Survey (TH4001)

    The aim of this module is to begin the process of transforming the students’ view of the Bible by demonstrating the importance of genre and historical context and, thus, the foundations of a more critically aware methodology. This foundation will serve as a basis for further modules in which these hermeneutical, exegetical, theological and applied foundations will be built upon

    This is a Level 4 Theology Common Core module, shared with the BA in Theology, Music and WorshipBA in Theology and Worship and the BA in Theology and Counselling programmes.

    10 credits

    Running 19 November 2018 - 14th December 2018 (assessment deadline 16:00 25 January 2018)
    Course

    Old Testament Survey (TH4002)

    The aim of this course is to immerse students in the world of the Old Testament as Christian Scripture and begin the process of transforming their understanding of the Bible by demonstrating a range of approaches to the Old Testament in contemporary scholarship. To complement related study of Christian Scriptures and hermeneutical tools necessary for their interpretation at Level 4, and lay foundations for further study at Levels 5 and 6. 

    This is a Level 4 Theology Common Core module, shared with the BA in Theology, Music and Worship, BA in Theology and Worship and the BA in Theology and Counselling.

    10 credits

    Running 8 October - 9 November 2018 (assessment due 25 January 2019)
    Course

    Introduction to Doctrine (TH4005)

    The aims of this module are to establish a basic overview of the key contours of Christian doctrine, and thereby deepen students’ existing knowledge, by enabling them to engage with key historical texts, recognize that doctrines have developed historically and need to be understood contextually, understand the interconnections between various doctrines, and explore how and why different groups differ over particular doctrines.

    This is a Level 4 Theology Common Core module, shared with the BA in Theology, Music and WorshipBA in Theology and Worship and the BA in Theology and Counselling programmes.

    10 credits

    Running  4 February - 8 March 2019 (assessment by exam 23-24 May)
    Course

    Introduction to Theology (TH4006)

    The aims of this module are to begin the process of transforming the students’ view of the Bible by demonstrating the importance of genre and historical context and, thus, the foundations of a more critically aware methodology. This foundation will serve as a basis for further modules in which these hermeneutical, exegetical, theological and applied foundations will be built upon

    This is a Level 4 Theology Common Core module, shared with the BA in Theology, Music and WorshipBA in Theology and Worship and the BA in Theology and Counselling programmes.

    10 credits

    Running 18 March 2018 - 12 April 2019 (assessment deadline 17 May 2019)
    Course

    Key Christian Thinkers (TH4010) 2018-19

    This course aims to provide students with a knowledge of key individuals in the history of Christian thought within their context, to communicate a sense of the progress of doctrine in different areas and to analyse how thinkers have built on what has gone before in historical theology.

    This is a compulsory Level 4 course for all HE Cert, HE Dip and BA Hons in Theology students.

    10 credits

    Running 15 July - 16 August 2019 (assessment deadline 30 August 2019)
    Course

    TH4004 - Old Testament Texts (Online 2018/19)

    This course aims to introduce students to biblical content at the level of a whole book unit, enable them to investigate exegetical problems and methods, and address hermeneutical questions regarding the interpretation and application of canonical texts for today. It also aims to complement related study of Christian Scriptures and hermeneutical tools necessary for their interpretation at Level 4, and lay foundations for further study at Levels 5 and 6.

    This is a Level 4 Theology Compulsory module.

    10 credits

    Running  4 February - 8 March 2019 (assessment deadline 17 May 2019)
    Course

    God and Creation (TH4007) 2018-19

    This course aims to equip students with a basic knowledge of key issues concerning the doctrines of God and creation, to introduce questions about the relation between God and create, to articulate the identity of God as Trinity and to articulate a theological understanding of creation.

    This is a compulsory Level 4 course for all HE Cert, HE Dip and BA Hons in Theology students.

    10 credits

    Running 18 November 2018 - 11 January 2019 (assessment deadline 25 January 2019)
    Course

    Practical Placement 1 (TH4012)

    This year long module combining a taught element and a practical placement will introduce the knowledge, skills and spiritual gifts for Christian engagement on a practical level within the context of the local church.  It will put particular emphasis on Christian discipleship and disciple-making in this context, and encourage students to integrate their learning through acquisition and participation with their own personal and spiritual formation as a Christian disciple.

    This is a compulsory Level 4 course for all HE Cert, HE Dip and BA Hons in Theology students.

    10 credits

    Running  8 October 2019 - 17 May 2020
    Course

    New Testament Texts (TH4003)

    This module aims at introducing students to biblical content making use of exegetical skills acquired in New Testament Survey (TH4001), and enabling them to further investigate exegetical problems and methods. It complements related study of Christian Scriptures and hermeneutical tools necessary for their interpretation at Level 4, and lays foundations for further study at Levels 5 and 6.

    This is a compulsory Level 4 course for all HE Cert, HE Dip and BA Hons in Theology students.

    10 credits

    Running  18 March - 10 May 2019 (assessment deadline 17 May 2019)
    Course

    Practical Placement 2 (TH5008)

    This year long module combining a taught element and a practical placement will introduce the knowledge, skills and spiritual gifts for Christian engagement on a practical level within the context of the local church.  It will put particular emphasis on Christian discipleship and disciple-making in this context, and encourage students to integrate their learning through acquisition and participation with their own personal and spiritual formation as a Christian disciple.

    This is a compulsory Level 5 course for all HE Dip and BA Hons in Theology students.

    10 credits

    Running  9 October 2018 - 28 May 2019
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