Sat, Jul 21 | Dallas Theological Seminary

FC04 -1 Bible Research Workshop -Dallas

This is a required workshop for all OBA students enrolled in the Bible College Seminary Prep program
Registration is Closed

Time & Location

Jul 21, 2018, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Dallas Theological Seminary, 3909 Swiss Ave, Dallas, TX 75204

About The Event

"The OBA Biblical Research Workshop" is a requirement for all students enrolled in the OBA Bible College/Seminary Prep Program. However, all students are invited and encouraged to attend. The seminar fulfills the partial requirements for FCO4 - Research Methods & Writing. This workshop focuses on Research Methods another workshop will cover the Writing requirement.

As always, we strive to bring to you the most qualified and gifted instructors we can find. This seminar is no different. We are pleased to have Pastor Artis Lovelady, III – M.A.C.E., M.L.S. –Sr. Pastor Word of Grace Missionary Baptist Church, Library Director & Asst. Professor, College of Biblical Studies Houston. He has graciously donated his time to bring this seminar to our OBA students and we are most grateful!

Seminar Synopsis:

The seminar will expose participants to resources and tools used for biblical research, and how to find, use, and evaluate those tools.


1. Expose individuals to biblical and non-biblical research resources

2. Educate individuals how to find and use these resources

3. Education, teach individuals how to apply these resources in teaching and preaching and paper writing situations.

4. Edification, to build up the body of Christ through these resources

Learning Objectives:

1. Learn the fundamentals of scholarly research

2. Learn General and Specialty Library layouts

3. Learn about various Subject headings

4. Learn Dewey and LC classifications Systems

5. Learn bibliographic MaRC records

6. Learn search methods (Boolean searches)

7. Learn Information sources and record types

8. Learn to Identify Primary, Secondary, Tertiary sources

9. Learn to Analyze Books and their information quickly

10. Learn of citing helps and citing web sites for paper writing

11. Learn steps in the research process

12. Learn commentator views and commentary types

13. Learn how to use bibliographic books

14. Learn how to search for and evaluate information found electronically

15. Learn journals versus magazines

16. Learn to effectively evaluate and use:

1) Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

2) Custom & culture, background books

3) Historical sources

4) Archaeological sources

5) Geography sources (Atlases and writings)

6) Commentaries & Theological Sources

7) Word Studies Tools

Lunch will be provided. Please register so we have a headcount for food and course materials.

Registration is Closed

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