Life of Christ. 200 Level. Student Set
This class will focus on inviting students to become friends of Christ. Students will examine and apply the concept of Christ’s role as our prophet, priest, and king. Students will gain an understanding of Jesus as the fulfillment of prophecy and will not only understand His place in history, but also His relevance to our lives today. Ultimately, the hope is that Jesus’ life and message will transform students’ lives as they gain a greater understanding of who Christ is in their individual lives, and personalize their response to Him.The purpose of this course is to equip students with basic guidelines, principles, and tools to effectively evaluate the claims, sources and accounts of Jesus of Nazareth. Students will be invited to assess Biblical, Historical non-Christian, and contemporary non-Christian sources to construct a personal trustworthy and reliable lens to determine their response to the man, myth, legend or Messiah known as Jesus Christ.
Life of Christ challenges students to objectively analyze the historical perspectives and personal claims of Jesus of Nazareth.
Students will compare and contrast the different beliefs about the deity and humanity of Jesus. Students will understand and differentiate between core theological claims regarding the atonement and test the reliability of the resurrection.
Students will formulate their own theological position about who they say that Jesus is and how they will respond to His invitation to follow Him.
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