Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to provide a chronological overview of the historical and cultural aspects of the global development of the biblical faith and the Christian movement, with special attention to the biblical foundations for addressing the roots of human problems around the world. An overview is given of the past and present with focus on understanding factors that enabled the biblical faith to become a global phenomenon. The positive and negative impact of the Christian movement on culture and human development is examined as well as principles for effective cross-cultural communication of biblical faith.