May 20, 2018
TH 100 - Introduction to the Judeo-Christian Tradition
An introduction to the history, contents, and lived-experiences of the Christian faith. This course does not contribute towards the Bachelor of Arts in Theological Studies but may be taken as a general elective. This course previously was listed as TH 105. Students who took TH 105 should not take this course.
Assignments: 5 Units
Interactivity: Discussion Board
Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:
- Give evidence of having reflected deeply upon the sources, doctrines, and teaching of Christian faith by:
- Defining key Christian concepts and their development.
- Describing key events and persons in Christian history.
- Offering an explanation for some pivotal historical decisions in Christian history.
- Give evidence of having understood the faith expressions of some other contemporary and historical Christians by:
- Discussing the contents of select original texts with other students and the instructor.
- Discerning elements of Christian faith within the life experiences of select men and women.
- Describing a synthetic understanding of their faith in comparison to the faith as described in scripture and theology.
- Offer an articulate and well-reasoned rationale for ones own faith or for ones own beliefs and attitudes with respect to the faith of those people who have been surveyed in the course by:
- Completing a summative essay incorporating, by reference, the doctrinal, historical, objective, and subjective elements of the course.
- Incorporating a strongly personal statement of faith and values in comparison (building upon, disagreeing with, adding on to, subtracting from) to the doctrinal, historical, objective, and subjective elements of the course.
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