THC3210 Images of Jesus in Non-European Cultures

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Hughson Ong

Course Description:

Explores Christologies found in non-European cultures. The student will gain an understanding and appreciation for how the doctrine of Christ has been developed theologically, expressed ecclesiastically, and applied ethically in majority world contexts.

How This Course Benefits Students:

A Biblical Christology is at the core of any missional endeavor. Too often, however, ministers and missionaries have either exported or imported Christologies which may be significantly culturally based in their theological, doxological, and ethical expressions. This course will provide the student with the Biblical, contextual, and cultural awareness and skills to undergird a missional Christology that is both Biblically based and culturally appropriate.

Why This Course Is Important:

Ones Christology drives his/her entire missional endeavor. This course will give the student the Biblical, contextual, and cultural skills to evaluate various Christologies and develop one that is both Biblically sound and culturally appropriate.