Foundations of Faith I. 100 Level. Student Set
Engaging the Heart, High School Bible Curriculum 100 Level Course: Invited to TrustThis course will challenge students to objectively investigate the roles of faith, trust, and reason in determining the beliefs that we use as the foundational elements to our worldview. Students will understand and apply the disciplines of epistemology and metaphysics in determining a personal answer to what is real as well as understanding and being equipped to interact with opposing beliefs, assumptions and perceptions with gentleness and respect. Students will examine the concept of truth and determine what makes something objectively worthy of trust and evaluate the evidence to decide if an absolute standard for truth exists. Students will investigate the evidence to ascertain if a trustworthy revelation of truth exists and analyze and form conclusions regarding the foundation of faith that they will choose to build their life upon.
Foundations of Faith I equips students with the questions to examine the concepts of faith, reality, worldview and ultimately Christ from a safe, non-threatening perspective.
Students will examine the concepts of faith, reality and truth from the perspectives of each of the major worldview prior to examining some of the core beliefs of Christ-centered Theism.
Students will evaluate the claim that the Bible is God's collected book of inerrant revelation using internal and external evidence including non-Christian sources and historical archeological discoveries.
Unit Overview & Essential Questions