Intercultural Studies (IS)

IS501 – Communicating Christ in Culture. Lectures By: John Branner, D.Miss., and Terry Burns, D.Min. Ministry is communication. The content must be known and experienced so the proclamation will have substance and credibility. After learning what we are to communicate, we must learn how to communicate. The course imparts fundamental concepts that will equip the student to communicate across personal and cultural barriers. 2 credits or 2 Learning Units.

IS542 – Applied Anthropology. Lectures By: John Branner, D.Miss., and Terry Burns, D.Min. Concepts of culture and cultural effects on the communication of God’s Word in different societies. Cultural assumptions and resulting patterns of attitudes and behaviors, as well as the need to use anthropological tools for field study, are identified. 2 credits or 2 Learning Units.

IS526 - Religions of the World. Lectures By: John Branner, D.Miss. A survey of each major world belief system is presented in order to learn the common themes expressed in different religions. Strategies are examined for establishing an effective witness to the uniqueness of Christ to each of the major religions. Includes field trips to local places of worship. 2 credits or 2 Learning Units.

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