BA (THEOLOGY)

If your love of God, the Church, and your fellow man has urged you to study our faith more deeply, the perfect degree is ready for you here at Helderberg. This stimulating, inspiring and satisfying programme will feed your mind and soul alike, whilst preparing you for a life in service of the Church.

4 YEARS NQF Level 7

Programme Purpose

The purpose of the programme is:

• To equip students to be pastors in the Seventh-day Adventist Church, as well as preparing students for post-graduate work in the various theological disciplines.
• To foster the knowledge and love of God by training value-driven leaders for the church and society at large.

Qualifications Outcomes

Students will be taught:

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Appreciation

A broad understanding and appreciation of the field of Theology, incorporating the following theological disciplines: Systematic Theology, Practical Theology, Biblical Studies, Missiology and Pastoral Care.
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Reason

The ability to think and reason theologically with an appreciation of the probable impact of differing theoretical theological models with regard to both faith and behaviour.
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Languages

An understanding and basic proficiency in Biblical Greek and Hebrew (the languages of the Bible).
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Understanding

An in-depth understanding of the Seventh-day Adventist theology its practical aspects, and its application in a Southern African context.
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Theory

Theoretical knowledge and understanding of the essential components of the Christian faith.

Further Studies

Post graduate studies can be pursued in the following areas:

• Systematic Theology
• Biblical languages
• New and Old Testament
• Church History
• Homiletics
• Pastoral Ministry
• Evangelism
• Missiology
• Youth Ministry
• Pastoral Clinical Care
• Pastoral Counselling

Future Careers

• Pastoral ministry within the Seventh-day Adventist Church
• Chaplaincy
• Pastoral Counsellor
• Teacher/ lecturer
• Evangelist
• Community worker
• Project manager

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