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4 Universities with Free Theology World Religions Courses Online

See our list of universities offering free online theology and world religions courses. Learn about what courses are available, what topics they cover and whether you can use them to get college credit.

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Online Theology and World Religions Courses for Credit

Free courses in theology and world religion are typically offered through a university’s humanities, theology or anthropology department. These courses don’t result in college credit, and students are not graded. Students looking for a credit-bearing option might want to consider Study.com’s vast collection of online courses. This resource offers one of the most economical options for earning college credit. The Religion 101: Intro to World Religions course could prove useful to students who would like to survey the history and belief systems of the world’s major religions. Instruction is delivered via free lesson transcripts. Registered members can also access entertaining video lessons and self-assessment quizzes for a small fee. Some of the chapters in this course are listed below:

  • Bygone Religions – Explore primal religions, mystery cults, Greek myths and Roman religious practices as well as the definition and origins of religion.
  • World Religion: Islam – Study the origin and spread of Islam and identify the scientific accomplishments during the Islamic Golden Age. Instructors also discuss the five pillars of the Islamic faith.
  • World Religion: Judaism – Learn about Jewish belief systems and laws. The history of Jewish denominations, rituals and holidays is also discussed.
  • World Religion: Christianity – Find out what’s in the Gospels and survey the history of the early church, the Crusades and the Reformation.

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Free Online Non-Credited Theology and World Religions Courses

University of California – Irvine

  • Anthropology 135A: Religion Social Order focuses on the role of religion in society. Through a series of PowerPoint presentations, students examine how religion has impacted society through art, politics and popular culture. The program explores topics as diverse as the Salem witchcraft trials and UFO sightings in addition to how the Protestant faith affected America’s development as a country. No textbook is cited as a requirement, and links to related websites and articles are provided.

University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame’s free online theology courses look at the relationship between God and humankind from a Catholic viewpoint.

  • Jesus in Scripture and Tradition explores the book of Genesis, the Gospels and the works of early Christian writers to understand the relationship between the people of Israel, Jesus Christ, and the church.
  • Introduction to the Quran: The Scripture of Islam investigates the central Islamic text, its relationship to the bible, the historical context in which it was written, the various interpretations of the text, and its role in the practices and traditions of Muslims today.

Utah State University

  • Anthropology of Religion Students interested in exploring the concept of religion as a cultural phenomenon can access video lectures, lecture notes, quizzes, visual aids and a list of additional resources. The syllabus names a general textbook, which students can purchase online. Course materials cover the rituals, language, symbols and myths of religion, along with religion’s place in society, its organizational structure and adaptability in the face of change. Though credit isn’t offered for completion of USU OpenCourseWare classes, students may be able to earn credit for knowledge acquired through a departmental examination.

Yale University

Both of these Open Yale courses include video lectures and handouts which can be downloaded separately or together as a zip file. The course pages provide links to download course pages and video lectures.

  • Introduction to the New Testament History and Literature looks at the scripture both as a chronicle of ancient Israel and as a foundation for Western ideas.
  • Introduction to the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) gives students the chance to examine these books as literature and historical records.

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Faculty

Full Time Faculty

Fernando Abella, DMin // Associate Professor of Pastoral Ministries

  • DMin, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • MRE, Cornerstone University
  • MA, Liberty University
  • BA, Rio Grande Bible College
  • Director of Spanish Bible Program

Fred Chay, PhD // Professor of Pastoral Theology

  • DMin, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • MS, Psychology, California Western University
  • BA, Psychology, College of Notre Dame
  • Dean of Doctor of Ministry Studies

Juan Francisco Cortez, // Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Apologetics

  • MA in Apologetics, Biola University
  • BA, University of California at Irvine
  • Director of General Education Core, Registrar

Deborah Cox, MLS // Assistant Professor of Library Sciences

  • MLS, Texas State University
  • MA, University of Missouri at Springfield
  • BA, Evangel College
  • Librarian

Chris Matthews, DMin // Professor of Cultural Studies

  • DMin, Missions and Intercultural Studies, Gordon–Conwell Theological Seminary
  • S.Hamilton, MA;
  • MA, Cross-Cultural Ministries, Wheaton College
  • BA, Spanish Language, University of North Carolina
  • Director, Spain Branch Campus

Peter Oh, PhD // Professor of Old Testament and Biblical Languages

  • PhD, Baptist Bible Seminary
  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • BS, Chonnam University
  • Graduate Dean

Greg Sapaugh, PhD // Professor of New Testament and Biblical Languages

  • PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • BS, Texas A M University

Juan Ariel Sanchez, MACL // JD Assistant Professor

  • JD, Universidad Dominicana O M, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • MA in Christian Leadership Studies, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
  • BA in Law (License in Law), Universidad Dominicana O M, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • AA in Pre-Law, Universidad Dominicana O M, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Diploma of Classical, Pop, Jazz Piano (with emphasis in Composition and Music Arrangement), The National Conservatory of Music of the Dominican Republic
  • Diploma of Recording Engineering and Music Recording Production, Audio Institute of America
  • Director of Spanish Admissions

Ezequiel Serrato, PhD (ABD) // Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology

  • PhD (ABD), Baptist Bible Seminary
  • MDiv, Southern California Seminary
  • MA, Tyndale Theological Seminary
  • BA, Seminario Teológico de Baja California
  • Undergraduate Dean

Joe Wall, ThD // Professor of Systematic Theology

  • ThD, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • BA, Baylor University

Ken Wilson, DPhil // Professor of Systematic Theology and Church History

  • DPhil, The University of Oxford, England
  • ThM, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
  • MDiv, Faith Evangelical Lutheran Seminary
  • MD, University of Texas
  • BS, Houston Baptist University

Part-Time Adjunct Faculty

Dave Anderson, PhD // Professor of Systematic Theology and Biblical Languages

  • PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • BA, Rice University
  • President, CEO

Emery Bastidas, ThD // Associate Professor of Systematic Theology

  • ThD, Universidad San Paulo
  • BTh, Seminario Evangélico Asociado

Ana María Campos, DMin // Adjunct Professor of Ministry

  • DMin, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • ThM, Seminario Teológico de Centroamérica (SETECA)
  • BA in Theology, SETECA

Mark Cancel, Mdiv // Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology

  • MDiv, Southern California Seminary
  • BA in Business Administration, National University

Francisco (Paco) Echevarria, MABS

  • MA, Biblical Studies, Southern California Seminary (SCS)
  • MA, Religious Studies, SCS
  • MA, Christian Ministry, SCS
  • BA, Biblical Studies, SCS (Spain Campus)

Ernie Frey, PhD

  • PhD, Missions, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary
  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • BA in Social Science, Wheaton College

Mark Haywood, ThM // Assistant Professor of Bible Exposition

  • JD, John F. Kennedy University
  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • BA, San Francisco State University
  • Vice President of Student Services

Walt Jurek, MS // Adjunct Professor of Sciences

  • MS, Systems Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology
  • BS in Engineering Mechanics, U.S. Air Force Academy

Garry Kiker, MS // Assistant Professor of Counseling

  • MS, Educational Psychology, Texas A M University, College Station
  • BSBA, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Albert Letting III, EdD // Associate Professor of Leadership

  • EdD in Educational Leadership, Alliant International University
  • ThM, Capital Bible Seminary
  • MDiv, Capital Bible Seminary
  • MA in Education, United States International University
  • BS, Philadelphia Biblical University
  • Vice President of Academic Affairs

Bob Livesay, DMin // Adjunct Professor of Ministry

  • DMin, Talbot Theological Seminary
  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • BBA, Baylor University

Lizabeth (Beth) Matthews, PhD // Adjunct Professor of Counseling

  • PhD, Professional Counseling, Liberty University
  • MA, Counseling Psychology, Wheaton College Graduate School
  • BA in Religion, University of North Carolina

Kristen Peña, MA // Adjunct Professor of Counseling

  • MA, Professional Counseling, Liberty University
  • BS, Psychology, University Of Central Florida, Orlando

Carlos Dario Peralta, Mdiv // Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies

  • MDiv, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • MA, Northern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • BTh, Instituto Bíblico Buenos Aires, Argentina

Javier Rodriguez, Mdiv // Adjust Professor of Biblical Studies

  • MDiv, Southern California Seminary
  • BA in Christian Education, Seminario Teologico de Baja California

Ike Rhyu, Mdiv // Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies

  • DMin (post-graduate studies), Dallas Theological Seminary, (Spain Campus)
  • MDiv, Capital Bible Seminary
  • BA in Bible, Washington Bible College
  • Dallas Theological Seminary, (Spain Campus)

John Scholl, PhD // Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies

  • PhD, History, University of California Santa Barbara
  • MA, History, Western Michigan University
  • BA, History, Texas A M University

Lindsey Scholl, PhD // Adjuct Professor of Biblical Studies

  • PhD, History (Ancient Mediterranean), University of California, Santa Barbara
  • PhD coursework (Medieval and Ancient History), University of Missouri-Columbia
  • M.A. History, (Medieval Europe) University of Missouri-Columbia
  • B.A. History, Hannibal LaGrange College

Alice Thomas, MA, ESL // Adjunct Professor of English and Literature

  • MA, English, Sam Houston State University
  • BA in English, Sam Houston State University
  • AA, North Harris County College, Houston, Texas
  • National Writing Project Teacher Consultant, Lifetime Texas Teaching Certification in English and Business, ESL Certification for Secondary Education (State of Texas)

Alvin Thompson, PhD // Adjunct Professor of Biblical Studies

  • PhD, Bible Exposition, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • ThM, Old Testament Studies, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • BS in Christian Education, Biola University

Dr. Daniel Steffen, PhD // Associate Professor in New Testament Biblical Studies

  • PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • MA, Social Work, University of Illinois
  • BA, Sociology, Indiana University
  • Diploma in Spanish Studies, Rio Grande Bible Institute

Dr. Gerardo Alfaro, PhD // Associate Professor in Systematic Theology

  • PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • Studies in Sacred Theology Master, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • Licenciatura en Teología, The Central American Theological Seminary, Guatemala, Central America
  • Studies in Licenciatura (B.A.) in Social Studies, Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala, Central America
  • Profesorado en Teología (B.A.), The Central American Theological Seminary, Guatemala, Central America
  • Diploma in Bible Studies, The Salvadoran Bible Institute, El Salvador, Central America

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Theology Schools In Texas

In Texas, there are 52 accredited schools where theology classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the theology academic community in Texas, and the future trends in theology training at the following levels:

  • Theology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Theology
  • Bachelors degree in Theology
  • Masters degree in Theology
  • PhD degree in Theology

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1600 Campus Court, Abilene, Texas 79699

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2011 S. Washington, Amarillo, Texas 79109

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3001 W Division, Arlington, Texas 76012-3425

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900 N Grand Ave, Sherman, Texas 75090-4400

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100 E 27th St, Austin, Texas 78705-5797

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1530 E Pine St, Jacksonville, Texas 75766-5407

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500 Speight Ave. Waco, Texas 76798

75 U.S. News National University Ranking

1122 College Drive, Clarendon, Texas 79226

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11400 Concordia University Dr. Austin, Texas 78726

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3000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211-9299

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2700 Christian Pkwy, Dallas, Texas 75234-7299

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3909 Swiss Ave, Dallas, Texas 75204

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1845 E Northgate Drive, Irving, Texas 75062-4736

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1209 North Grove St. Marshall, Texas 75670-1498

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501 E. 32nd St. Austin, Texas 78705

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2200 Hickory, Abilene, Texas 79698-0001

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7502 Fondren Rd, Houston, Texas 77074-3298

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1000 Fisk St. Brownwood, Texas 76801-2794

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4301 Broadway, San Antonio, Texas 78209

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Hwy 80 E, Hawkins, Texas 75765-1470

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1100 Broadway, Kilgore, Texas 75662-3299

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2100 S Mobberly Ave, Longview, Texas 75607-7001

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800 College Ave, Jacksonville, Texas 75766-0800

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5601 19th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79407-2099

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900 College St, Belton, Texas 76513-2599

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S 14th and Sayles Blvd, Abilene, Texas 79697

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285 Oblate Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78216-6693

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411 SW 24th St, San Antonio, Texas 78207-4689

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3837 Simpson Stuart Rd, Dallas, Texas 75241

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6100 S Main, Houston, Texas 77005-1827

17 U.S. News National University Ranking

3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78704

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3800 Montrose Blvd, Houston, Texas 77006-4696

115 U.S. News National University Ranking

2100 Memorial Blvd, Kerrville, Texas 78028-5697

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One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, Texas 78228-8572

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6425 Boaz St, Dallas, Texas 75275-0221

62 U.S. News National University Ranking

1200 Sycamore, Waxahachie, Texas 75165

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1001 University Ave, Georgetown, Texas 78626

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100 W Hillcrest, Keene, Texas 76059

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200 Bowser Circle, Terrell, Texas 75160-4812

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Austin, Texas 78712

45 U.S. News National University Ranking

2800 S University Dr, Fort Worth, Texas 76129

97 U.S. News National University Ranking

2404 N. Grand Avenue, Tyler, Texas 75702

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1000 W. Court St, Seguin, Texas 78155-5999

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1201 Wesleyan St, Fort Worth, Texas 76105-1536

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One Trinity Place, San Antonio, Texas 78212-7200

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1900 W 7th St. Plainview, Texas 79072

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711 Wiley Ave, Marshall, Texas 75670

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2501 Central Parkway, Suite A19, Houston, Texas 77092-7729

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7640 Guadalupe St, Austin, Texas 78752

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7000 Regency Square Blvd. Houston, Texas 77036-3211

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8019 Pan Am Expwy, San Antonio, Texas 78224-1336

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2800 S. University Dr. Forth Worth, Texas 76129

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Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Theology Employment

Approximately 5% of the country’s theology professionals work in Texas state.

Employment Growth for Theology professionals In Texas

In Texas, theology is a growing field. There were 680 more theology professionals working in Texas in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Texas, this field has grown by 29% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of theology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of theology professionals has grown by 15% from 2006 to 2010.

Theology VS. All Professions salaries in Texas

  • Light Blue: Theology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Texas, as the number of theology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by theology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for theology professionals in 2006 was $50,590 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $55,195 per year.

Salary percentiles for Theology professionals in Texas

Thus, there was a 8% growth in theology professionals’ salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of theology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid theology professionals earning 258% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Texas state.

Average Salaries for Theology professionals and related professions in Texas

In Texas, theology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Theology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Texas

The number of students graduating from the 52 accredited theology schools in Texas is decreasing. In 2006 there were 2,409 theology graduates from theology courses in Texas and in 2010 there were 1,802 graduates.

Thus there was a 25% percent decrease in the number of theology school degree or certificate graduates in Texas. Most of these graduates, or 49%, earned an bachelor’s degree in theology.

Theology Faculty Salaries in Texas

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