Wisdom Quest

Wisdom Quest

Teacher
Dow F. Robinson, Ph.D.

Course Description
Wisdom Quest is a foundational course that introduces the student to the concept of Biblical Wisdom. Through specific study routines and research methods of sectioning, thematic studying, outline writing, and essay writing the student is equipped to study the biblical texts and hear what they say to present day culture. The student will develop critical thinking skills and the ability to discern humanistic thinking and reasoning.
Course Objectives
  • To enable the student to study the biblical texts effectively.
  • To learn how to use extra-biblical resources, including original language resources, for interpreting scripture.
  • To acquire the Word of God as the Living Son of God and to impart it to the student
  • To let the Spirit direct our thinking to know biblical Wisdom and reject human-centered education, and whatever reflects the prevailing mindset or cultural perspective of today.
  • To acquire the tools for learning built into human culture since the days of Babylon’s schools for the son’s of the wealthy and powerful, about 3400 B.C.

Required Texts
  • The Bible (more than one translation is highly recommended)
  • Wisdom Quest – from Research to Communication (provided by Trilogy)
Secondary Texts
During the course students will need access to Bible encyclopedias, Bible dictionaries, Concordances, as well as lexicons/dictionaries for Greek and Hebrew. Refer to the Suggested Student Library available on the website for more information.
Course Calendar
  • Lesson 1: Course Introduction; Tools for Learning
  • Lesson 2: Humanisitc Education; Biblical/Christian Education; Modernism/Post Modernism
  • Lesson 3: Biblical Background for the Tools of Learning; Reasearch Methods for Thematic Studies
  • Lesson 4: Section Studies; Research Method of Outlining
  • Lesson 5: Research Methods of Essay Writing; Review of the Course Matter