Following the completion of the course, a student will be able to:
- Define and engage significant concepts such as ‘worldview,’ ‘ideology,’ ‘epistemology,’ ‘ontology,’ ‘social imaginary,’ and ‘secularization.’
- Interpret and explain various ideologies, philosophies and worldviews that influence contemporary thought.
- Articulate a cohesive Christian worldview and critically engage competing, contemporary worldviews.
- Recognize and critique structural sin.
- Engage contemporary issues with the hope of God’s manifesting reign.
- Identify and discuss significant global issues.
Contemporary Thought Course Reader
Endo, Shusako. Silence: A Novel. New York: Picador, 2015
Students are also required to bring a paper Bible to each class, preferably NIV, NLT or NRSV
This course seeks to uncover the ideological roots of modern and postmodern society, while engaging significant worldviews, major philosophies, and world religions, in an attempt to better understand reasons for hope in our contemporary world.
- Lectures 13
- Quizzes 0
- Duration Lifetime access
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes