Course number: DETS2203 • Credit hours: 3 hrs


This course deals with God’s incredible plan of salvation. It is designed to encourage and strengthen your convictions, your understanding of salvation, the work of Jesus Christ and the role of the Holy Spirit.

Upon completion, students will be able to identify, discuss and explain the various theories of atonement, the gravity of sin and God’s holiness. Students will also differentiate between Calvinism and Armenianism in their views on salvation and eternal security. You will also be asked to deal with your personal position on issues such as Universalism, Pluralism and the conditions and content of salvation.

Course Textbooks:
1. Gundry, S.N., D.L. Okholm, and T.R. Philips, eds. Four Views on Salvation in a Pluralistic World.  Counterpoint Series. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996

2. Demarest, Bruce. The Cross and Salvation: The Doctrine of Salvation. Wheaton IL: Crossway, 2006

    Instructor:  Nathan Hill

Biography: Nathan is originally from the east coast of Canada however he now resides in Ontario with his wife Mandy where he is the Student & Worship Pastor at a local PAOC assembly. Nathan has a passion for teaching and a desire to be involved in equipping future leaders for the various tasks that they will undertake. On a hot summer day Nathan enjoys a glass of fresh squeezed lemonade.

Bachelor of Science (Microbiology & Immunology), Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia;
Master of Divinity (Pastoral), Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia.