NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
REL 246 - CHRISTIANITY (3 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Examines the origins and historical development of Christianity, its basic metaphysical and theological assumptions, the essential doctrines, and the present state of the church in the modern world. Lecture 3 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

To survey the origins and historical development of Christianity. To examine its basic theological assumptions, its essential doctrines, and its philosophical base. To analyze and discuss contemporary issues and problems which trouble Christian communities today.

ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

None

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the completion of this course, students will be able to

MAJOR ELEMENTS OF CONTENT

Critical attention will be given to the following:

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