REL6891 Evaluating Wicca and the Occult

Course Overview

Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. John Marriott

Course Description:

Evaluation of the worldview of Wiccans, Satanists and the Free Masons in light of Biblical teaching. Students will gain the knowledge required to communicate the dangers of the occult by synthesizing the unbiblical elements shared by all occult groups. Consideration will be given to effective means of communicating with 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.