Basic Theology II

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Study doctrines related to the atonementChristology, the Holy Spirit, the Church and the Last Things (Eschatology).A variety of theological perspectives are considered, with special attention to these topics from the standpoint of the Christian and Missionary Alliance. 

July 3 – August 20, 2023

What you’ll learn

  • Understand the essential language and schools of thought which are related to the doctrines being studied.  
  • Articulate and defend, from the Bible and scholarly research, doctrines of the Christian faith in relation to the person and work of Christ, salvation, the composition and work of the church, and the things to come.  
  • Objectively evaluate theological arguments in such a way as to be able to identify orthodoxy or potential heresy.  
  • Identify present day applications for the various doctrines learned, and be able to demonstrate how these doctrines should affect Christian faith and practice.  
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By completing this course and its assignments fully, you will meet the following C&MA credentialing criteria:

  • Read Erickson, M., A Basic Guide to Eschatology
  • Christ’s Body: The Church position paper
  • Christ as Coming King position paper
  • 3 of the 30 required Bible, theology & ministry leadership course credits


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By completing this course with a demonstrated 80% proficiency, you are eligible to apply a Certificate of Completion for 3 academic credits in an undergraduate degree at Crown College. This course can also be applied as 3 professional development credits of the Crown 30 Certificate Program for learners pursuing licensing, ordination or consecration with the Christian & Missionary Alliance. View academic credit FAQs.

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Your Instructor


Jacqueline Coleman is the Missions Pastor at Palm Coast Bible Church in Palm Coast, FL. She is ordained and consecrated with the Christian & Missionary Alliance. Jacqueline earned a BS in Youth Ministry from Toccoa Falls College, and an MA in Biblical Studies from Alliance Theological Seminary, where she is pursuing an MDiv in Missions and Theology. She has been married to her high school sweetheart for 28 years, with whom she raised and homeschooled 5 children. As a family, they love to travel and explore new places.


Personal Computer:  You must have access to a computer with Windows 8/10 or Mac OS X to complete the course work. Linux OS based computers will function for most online content, but you may run into some restrictions when trying to view multimedia content.  

Internet Service: High-speed internet service is recommended. 

CMTI Learning Management System:This course will be administered online here at CMTI runs on a different platform than Canvas. If you have a Crown Canvas account, please note that this login and password are NOT linked, and changing the password on one does not change your password on the other.

Microsoft Office:  Students must submit assignments in Microsoft Word or PDF format unless otherwise specified in order to be graded by Crown’s instructors.   


  • Erickson, M. J. (2015). Introducing Christian doctrine, 3rd edition. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic. [ISBN: 978-0801049194] 
  • Erickson, M., A Basic Guide to Eschatology

Additional readings are provided in the course.


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