Overview of selected authors and works from the early church fathers to present-day fiction. Various genres of literature are analyzed, including letters, short stories, allegories, poetry, and novels. Prerequisite: EN 102, English Composition II.
This course offers an overview of convictions and life dynamics involved in effective Christian living and service. Included is a study of the eternal purpose of life, the promotion of personal spiritual growth through discipline and development of spiritual gifts, talents, and passions for a deliberate life of service to God through sharing the love and message of God with people.
The course is a study of the canonical Gospels, merging the accounts into a chronological narrative of the life of Christ from his birth in Bethlehem through His crucifixion and resurrection in Jerusalem. The teachings of Jesus are considered in their first-century context with a view to making application in the world today.
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The founding and early history of the church, with emphasis upon model conversions and other doctrinal passages.
An examination of the Biblical basis for making ethical decisions. Building on the foundation of God’s revelation to Moses, the prophets, Jesus, and the apostles, students will apply these teachings to issues ranging from personal moral responsibility; to major social issues facing the world today; and in business/organizational leadership context. Students explore the theological and Biblical foundations that determine the nature of ethical leadership by discerning the ethical foundations evident in the lives of great leaders. Students learn how the person/leader’s values and beliefs affect decision-making by identifying key factors involved in ethical decision-making. Finally, students assess and apply the concepts of organizational and social responsibility by looking at real world problems.