If you never took a philosophy course but wanted to have some working knowledge, this Mini-Course might be a perfect fit. This course features Templeton Award winner Dr. Roy Clouser.
Learn the common logical fallacies and how to spot them. Become a more effective leader and communicator.
This class examines big questions philosophers have asked about reality, being, God, cosmology, reason, mind, heart human identity, time, and ethics. The class will explore various answers offered by secular and Christian thinkers in various cultures throughout history.
This general education core class explores the academic discipline of sociology, evaluates claims of sociology from a Biblical perspective and Christian Philosophic, and shows how understanding social structures and relationships can make ministry more effective.
The very idea that there can be such a thing as a Christian Philosophy has long been denied and seldom tried. This course will explain why some Christian philosophers of the 20th century concluded that a Christian philosophy is possible, and will end with a brief account of one proposal of such a theory, the Christian theory of reality developed by Herman Dooyeweerd (1894 - 1977).
This course focuses on living according to God’s pattern for us. We study biblical commands and their wise application to various life situations. We expose demonic strategies of temptation and learn about spiritual warfare. We seek ways to express the Christ-life within us by the power and guidance of the Holy Spirit.
Sexual Ethics provides an overview of a biblical and theological approach to questions of marriage, sexuality, and gender. This includes questions of marriage and singleness, bioethical questions surrounding procreation, contraception, and assisted reproductive technologies, and questions surrounding sexual and gender identities. These matters are engaged from both an intellectual and pastoral standpoint with the goal of understanding both Scripture and our contemporary culture so that we can better minister in the present cultural moment.
This course uses philosophical dialogue to show that religious experience can produce self-evident knowledge of God.
This course introduces five major world religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Similarities and differences are explored.