BST 705 – Spiritual Gifts

Course Title: Spiritual Gifts
Course Code: BST 705
Credits: 3

The major tenets of the contemporary charismatic movement are examined and critiqued in the light of Scriptural teaching on revelatory spiritual gifts, signs and wonders, tongues, prophecy, healings, the health and wealth movement, etc. Apostolic period and praxis is also given consideration as well as the importance and superiority of doctrine over experience and mysticism. The course includes an overview of the historical background and development of the charismatic movement. Substantial readings make the student aware of the literature available on this important subject. Students are required to draw up position statements on selected issues.