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    Free Theology Courses, Master and Doctor degree

    Tuition free course at Trinity School Of Apologetics And Theology.

    Masters Degrees
    1. PGDA - Post Graduate Diploma In Christian Apologetics
    2. MBS: The Master Of Bible Subjects
    3. M. Div. - The Master Of Divinity
    4. M.Min. - The Master Of Ministry
    5. MRE: Master Of Religious Education
    6. Th. M. - The Master Of Theology

    Doctoral Programs
    1. D.B.S.: The Doctor Of Bible Subjects

    2. D.Min. : The Doctor Of Ministry

    3. Th. D.: The Doctor Of Theology

    4. Dr. Apol: Doctor Of Christian Apologetics

    5. DD: Doctor Of Divinity

    6. PhD : Doctor Of Philosophy (In Theology)

    7. DRE: Doctor Of Religious Education (In Theology)

    8. STD: Doctor Of Systematic Theology

    9. DLit: Doctor Of Letters (In Theology)

    10. DSc: Doctor Of Science (In Theology)

    11. DrTheol: Doctor Of Theology

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    Interesting concept. Seems on the surface to be legit. Would a degree from this institution be recognized in India and if so, would it be considered RA equivalent in the US ?

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    Originally posted by Rob Coates
    Interesting concept. Seems on the surface to be legit. Would a degree from this institution be recognized in India and if so, would it be considered RA equivalent in the US ?
    I don't think it legit.

    Affiliation And Recognition
    Trinity School Of Theology is theologically a Conservative, Calvinist, Separatist, Dispensational, institution. We are thus affiliated to Calvin Research Group, a Theological-education Think-Tank. Our merit and recognition depends upon three things: our faculty, our course content, and the quality of our graduates.

    As you would have noticed above, our Faculty is made up of very high caliber theologians, thinkers, and writers. All of them have published books, articles, and papers. Many of them continue to study for higher degrees even today. None of them is allowed to join Trinity for their basic and advanced degrees so as to maintain our objectivity.. Our course-content is conservative, biblical, and of the best quality by any measure. The above two factors combine to produce students who leave a mark wherever they go. This is our recognition . Most evangelical and conservative institutions recognize degrees granted by each others -- whether affiliated or not.

    Unlike many other external-education institutions or degree-mills that grant honorary degrees for a financial consideration, Trinity NEVER offers anything like that. This practice of selling "honorary" degrees for money is unethical for Christians -- and a criminal offense for any institution operating in India. If your primary interest is in buying a degree, then Trinity is not the place for it.

    How do you think about that sentense?

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    Originally posted by zvavda


    Unlike many other external-education institutions or degree-mills that grant honorary degrees for a financial consideration, Trinity NEVER offers anything like that. This practice of selling "honorary" degrees for money is unethical for Christians -- and a criminal offense for any institution operating in India. If your primary interest is in buying a degree, then Trinity is not the place for it.

    How do you think about that sentense?


    I think it speaks in their favor. It seems pretty clear they are saying work must be accomplished to earn a degree from them.

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    I am not sure about the Calvinists. I have complete confidence in the Hobbesists. :p

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    I think this school is illegal in india because longtime I had send e-mail asking for legal status but still no answer.

    No matter how hard to get degree if it still illegal(no government recognized) it worthless degree.

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    I would be highly suspicious of this school. It has no recognized affiliation with its government, no course descriptions are listed, most of the degrees have similar requirements, and (a big "red flag" here) no listing of where any of the faculty received their degrees.

    The website is pleasant enough and looks fairly professional, but I could have created the whole site in a couple of hours. I was very unimpressed with the amount of content and disclosure on the site.

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    [QUOTE]Originally posted by Anthony Pina
    I could have created the whole site in a couple of hours.


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    Really? Hey Tony let's go into business:D
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    The picture that is on the website....I thought it looked familiar. Boy was I right. That is from the Texas A&M website. Oh man. www.tamu.edu, it is a revolving picture, but it is from professors carrying a mace in the quad.http://www.tamu.edu/00/tamu-images/une01.htm. Those stealers. That is Robert Gates the president of Texas A&M....this is rich.
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    Originally posted by Tireman4
    The picture that is on the website....I thought it looked familiar. Boy was I right. That is from the Texas A&M website. Oh man. www.tamu.edu, it is a revolving picture, but it is from professors carrying a mace in the quad.http://www.tamu.edu/00/tamu-images/une01.htm. Those stealers. That is Robert Gates the president of Texas A&M....this is rich.
    The corrected links are http://www.tamu.edu/ and http://www.tamu.edu/00/tamu-images/une01.html .

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    I didn't even notice Bush 41 on the Trinity site when I first pulled it up.

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    Re: Free Theology Courses, Master and Doctor degree

    Originally posted by zvavda
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    10. DSc: Doctor Of Science (In Theology)
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    Isn't this an oxymoron?

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    My knowledge of bible is limited

    I went to Catholic school, so I learned the position of the Catholic Church, whereas my husband, reared as a fundamentalist Christian, knows the bible by heart. All that knowledge forced upon my DH has made him cynical and more of an agnostic than a true believer.

    Since I intend to teach history , I would like to know more about Calvinist beliefs, for my unit on the Reformation. Calvinism played an important role in European migration to North America. The overall problem I have with Calvinism is the notion of predestiniation--it seems like there is no chance for salvation if you aren't one of the chosen few.

    Is there anything on the website about accreditation? If there is, I should be able to use the units for salary point advancement.

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    Re: Re: Free Theology Courses, Master and Doctor degree

    Originally posted by Ian Anderson


    Isn't this an oxymoron?
    Theology is the greatest science of all.

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    Re: My knowledge of bible is limited

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by sympatheticear
    [B] The overall problem I have with Calvinism is the notion of predestiniation--it seems like there is no chance for salvation if you aren't one of the chosen few.



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    This hardly began with Calvin. You may wish to look at Augustine, a father of RC, on predestination as in Enchiridion, chapter 98. Of course, if you have a problem with predestination ,then St. Paul also must be a worry for you too
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    Re: Re: My knowledge of bible is limited

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by Bill Grover
    [B]
    Originally posted by sympatheticear
    The overall problem I have with Calvinism is the notion of predestiniation--it seems like there is no chance for salvation if you aren't one of the chosen few.



    ===

    This hardly began with Calvin. You may wish to look at Augustine, a father of RC, on predestination as in Enchiridion, chapter 98. Of course, if you have a problem with predestination ,then St. Paul also must be a worry for you too
    Here is a good Catholic link that discusses predestination and includes Augustine and Paul: http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12378a.htm

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