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Nazarene Bible College

03/03/2015http://www.nbc.edu/schedule/online-courses.php

Online Courses

Online Courses

HIS2023SP - Mundo Occidental Emerger de la Sociedad Moderna

Course Description

Un curso de estudio que rastrea las fuerzas sociales (sagrados y seculares) contribuyendo al desarrollo de la civilización occidental en el contexto global de la época de la Reforma hasta el presente. El estudio de los principales eventos, ideas, personalidades y movimientos que han contribuido a los grandes períodos de la historia y los pasajes entre ellos aumenta la comprensión de los estudiantes y el aprecio para propósitos redentores de Dios. Por medio de este curso, el estudiante estudiará las formas de construir puentes desde una comprensión histórica hacia la formación espiritual personal, el papel de la iglesia en la sociedad y el ministerio contemporáneo.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the general storyline of the history of the West and Christianity.
  2. Understand key cultural and philosophical developments and their influence on Western Civilization.
  3. Describe the relationship between Church and culture.
  4. To think critically about Western History.
  5. Be able to connect their ministry context to an understanding of history of the west and Christianity.
  6. Develop an appreciation of the Wesleyan perspective of Western Civilization.
  7. Develop an appreciation for the West in contrast with other civilizations.

The following competencies as outlined in the Sourcebook on Ordination: United States of America Edition, 2006 to meet the educational requirements for Ordination within the Church of the Nazarene will be achieved by completing this course:

  • Ability to describe the general story line of Church History and the development of the major doctrines and creeds.(CN-24)
  • Ability to identify and describe the significance of the major figures, themes, and events of the: Patristic, Medieval, Reformation, Puritan, Pietist, Wesleyan, and Modern periods of Church History.(CN-25)
  • Ability to describe how the church implemented its mission in the various periods of Church History.(CN-26)
  • Ability to describe and interpret the relationship between culture and individual behavior.(CX-5)
  • Ability to understand, appreciate, and work sensitively to explain the nature of cultures and sub-cultures.(CX-6)

Online Courses