THEO 699 – Special Topics in Theology: Theological Insights for the Contemporary Church

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THEO699 - Special Topic in Theology: Theological INsights for the Contemporary Church

WITH BRAD PENNER

ONLINE COURSE
TERM DATES: Jun 29, 2020 - Sep 4, 2020
3 CREDIT HOURS

Course Description

This course gives the student an opportunity to do focused study in a specialized area of historical theology, particularly the modern era. It will help students to broaden and deepen their knowledge of theology in the modern era, challenge them to do in-depth critical research of historical- theological issues and concepts, and promote growth in skills that are relevant to the study of historical theology in the modern era and its implications for the contemporary church.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Speak knowledgably about theology in the modern era in which this course is located, demonstrating critical understanding and broadening perspective on the field as a result of in-depth study of modern theology;

  • Demonstrate capacity to think critically and appreciatively about modern theology, together with its role within the larger discipline of historical and systematic theology;

  • Be conversant with the relevant primary and secondary literature and other public information resources—classical and current—that inform modern theology;

  • Articulate key issues under discussion in modern theology together with prominent streams of thought on those issues;

  • Demonstrate increasing problem-solving ability with respect to key issues in modern theology, forming personal conclusions and applying creative concepts to those issues;

  • Show growing competence in select skills needed in the study of modern theology, with an appreciation for the integration of skills, disciplinary concepts, and a Christian worldview;


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COURSE INSTRUCTORS



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BRAD PENNER

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:
PH.D

TEACHING AREA:
THEOLOGY, EVANGELISM