Syllabi - Topic: christianity - 28 resultsSelect an item by clicking its checkbox
A 2003 course by Jeffrey Carlson at Dominican University "explores some key reasons for, approaches to, issues in and outcomes of Buddhist-Christian interchange and reflection. Emphasis will be on Catholic Christianity and a variety of Buddhist traditions."
A 2006 course by Jane Smith at Hartford Seminary "designed to look at the ways in which Christian and Muslim perceptions of their respective religions and their relationships to one another have evolved through history, in conflict and in concord, contributing the conceptual "theological" heritage with which Christians and Muslims operate in the modern world."
A course by Mary Suydam at Kenyon College "explores the evolution and development of the Christian spiritual mystical traditions and prayer practices from the origins of Christianity to the present day."
A 2013 course by Denis Bekkering at the University of Waterloo on how a variety of films "approaches the 'revival preacher as religious fake' formula."
A 2014 course by Mark Wessner at Briercrest College and Seminary explores personal and communal Christian spiritual formation and practice.
A 2013 course by Dennis Ngien at Tyndale Seminary is a "thematic study of Christian doctrine according to the evangelical protestant tradition."
A 2013 course by James Beverley at Tyndale Seminary is part II of a "thematic study of Christian doctrine according to the evangelical protestant tradition."
A 2011Â course by James Cutsinger at the University of South Carolina explores "not just the what, but the why of Christian faith. What do ChristiansâOrthodox, Catholic, and Protestantâbelieve about God, creation, the fall, salvation, the Holy Spirit, the resurrection, and life after death? And what are their groundsâscriptural, experiential, and logicalâfor holding these beliefs?"
A 2002 course by Ian McFarland at the University of Aberdeen surveys "several important stages [of] the historical development of theological anthropology" as well as "the range of contemporary Christian views on human being."
A 2012 course by William Spencer at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary provides an "introduction 'to the study of theology within the context of urban ministry . . . '" in relation to classical loci of systematic theology.
A Fall 2014 course by Caryn D. Riswold at Illinois College surveys "foundational concepts of Christianity and their development in the life of the church" with attention to Christianity's relationship to other faith traditions.
A course by Joseph Molleur at Cornell College examines "three centuries (from the 1700âs to the 1900âs), we will examine the ideas and experiences of a wide variety of Christians, including conservative and liberal Christians, black and white Christians, male and female Christians, and Protestant and Catholic Christians."
A 2006 course by Arthur Farnsley at Hartford Seminary examines "the mixture of folk beliefs and 20th century fundamentalism practiced by so many Americans today, paying special attention to the religious and spiritual underpinnings of hyper-individualism."
A course by Joseph Molleur at Cornell College centered on how Christian theology responds to "the ongoing existence of a multiplicity of religions."
A 2009 course by Steven Studebaker at McMaster Divinity College "considers various ways Christians have sought to negotiate the path between being 'in,' but not 'of' the world."
A 2009 course by Michael Andres at Northwestern College "is a research seminar in which students will explore contemporary questions and issues in light of the Christian religious and theological tradition."
A 2009 course by Steven Smith at Millsaps College that surveys ways Christian theology has responded to "the challenges of the modern era, which are always at least partly defined or implied by the European Enlightenment."
A 2012 course by Mary Suydam at Kenyon College introduces the "origins and development of Christian traditions," its major beliefs and practices, in historical and contemporary forms.
A course by Jeffrey Robbins at Lebanon Valley College is an "examination of the history of Christianity and the development of Christian thought through the reading and discussion of primary works in Christian theology and philosophy."
A course by Joseph Molleur at Cornell College examines "the meaning of religious faith within the context of the Western Christian tradition, with a particular focus on the modern period."
A 2013 course taught by Reid B. Locklin University of Toronto examines "the impact of modern and contemporary feminist movements in Christian theology and practice . . . In dialogue with Queer theology, First Nations critique and postcolonial perspectives from the global South."
A 1999 course by James Wiggins at Syracuse University promotes thinking "about religion through the resources of Christianity that arose as a reform movement within Judaism and over the course of centuries became an independent religious tradition spread among cultures and across geographies encircling the planet."
A 2012 course by Deeana Klepper at Boston University examines "the nature of Christianity and Christian self-understanding in its multifaceted world context."
A 2005 course by Donna Freitas and James Byrne at St. Michael's College provides "an introduction to the academic study of religion (both Christian and non-Christian), a historical survey of the varieties of Christianity that have existed and still exist in the world today, and a study of some important issues in contemporary Christianity."
A 2014 course by Francis McAloon at Fordham University "provides a solid grounding in the history of Christian spirituality, both east and west."
A 2012 course by Bradley Wigger at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary that considers "the practice of teaching in relation to the life of faith."
A 2014 course by Hendrik Pieterse at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary "offers an introduction to Christianity as a truly worldwide movement today."