A detailed consideration of God’s and Israel’s mission, as portrayed in the Old Testament and as understood within the geographical, historical, religious, philosophical and political climate of that time. This course may be taken as a substitution for the BS 515 Introduction to the Old Testament Studies requirement, and as a practical theology elective in Mission and Intercultural studies.

Replacement imageThis course is a study of the religious cults and new religious movements, their origins, history, nature, and worldviews. The course will seek to understand the appeal of cults, how they often cloak themselves in biblical and contemporary terminology and where they differ from historic Christianity’s worldview. The intent of the course is to equip Christians to recognize and respond appropriately to the cults as they complete with mainstream Christianity for the allegiance of people.
Replacement image COURSE DESCRIPTION
An examination of the biblical and theological principles of Christian prayer and their application in life and ministry.