A survey of biblical theology, including methodological issues of debate during the last two centuries. Emphasis on the Bible's storyline, examining how the books and corpa of the Bible contribute to the unfolding history of redemption. Attention is given to themes of temple, sacrifice, priest, rest, kingshiip, exile, idolitary, promise, messiah, wisdom and others. Finally, the relationship of biblical theology with other disciplines, especially exegesis and systematic theology, is considered.

An examination of the nature and the effects of culture, ethnicity, and cross-cultural differences on counseling theory and the therapeutic process. The Christian world view and its effect on the counseling process with multi-cultural clients will also be examined.  Specific guidelines and detailed methods for counseling specific minority groups will be addressed. A series of case vignettes will be used to contrast the similarities and differences between specific minority groups