REL4891 Wicca and the Occult

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. John Marriott

Course Description:

Examination of the worldview and lived experience of Wiccans, Satanists, and the Free Masons. Students will be become aware of the various doctrines and practices of each group and where they depart from orthodox Christianity. Special attention will be given the dangers inherent in occult practice and reaching those in the occult.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Students ministering to those in the occult need to be aware of the beliefs and lived experience of Wiccans, Satanists, and the Free Masons and know the important theological differences between orthodox Christian theology and these religious movements. This class will compare and contrast the theology of specific religious movements with sound Christian theology.

Why This Course Is Important:

This course is important because it provides students with the knowledge of the beliefs and lived experience of those in the occult. In order to effectively minister to those in the occult, students need such knowledge.