HLT5210 Historical Foundations of Faith and Health
Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Sharon Hinton
This course provides a review of the general history and philosophy of healthcare in relation to faith and emphasizes the multiple aspects of supporting the integration of health ministry into the life of a congregation. Individual projects may include a focus on a specific period in history and a personal health timeline.
How This Course Benefits Students:
The history of faith directly influences current beliefs and healthcare practices. A general understanding of the history of faith and health provides a foundation to influence the future of healthcare.
Why This Course Is Important:
Health and wellness are gifts from God. Christs mandate to heal includes the many aspects of holistic health and wellness included in the concept of health ministry.