INDS 620 - FAITH & LIFE MODULE II: WORK
WITH KARINA VARGAS
CLASS DATES: MAR 25 - JUNE 7, 2019
3 CREDIT HOURS
This course offers opportunities for discussion, analysis and the building of new perspectives on the topic of Work and its implications from a Christian perspective. Vocation and Professional Life seeks to help participants to articulate their own thoughts on the topic and examine them within the context of a community. It also helps students clarify and put into practice the spirituality of work and rest.
By participating in this class, you should expect to construct and apply the meaning of ‘Work’ and its role in the life of every Christian and in the furthering of the kingdom of God.
Specifically, participants will:
Explore the complexity of the definition of “work” by different inclusive, pertinent, and contextual approaches and methodologies.
Articulate the meaning of “vocation” and “calling” in the context of their work and service experiences, allowing global contexts to inform this process.
Develop an appreciation for the work experience and attitudes in historical and theological framework, their classmates' journeys, and social groups in Latin America as they relate to gender, ethnic background, and socio economic standing.
Generate concrete ideas and plans of service and Sabbath as citizens of the kingdom of God, analyzing the social, communal and cultural role of Work in relation to their life experience, faith and a worldwide community.
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