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PHI-302 CHRISTIAN ETHICS (3)
Probes the Biblical and theological aspects of 20th century ethics; social awareness, societal
conscience, and the affectation of change in society.


PHI-308 PHILOSOPHICAL BACKGROUNDS OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH (3)
Deals with the problems that arise in relating the facts of human experience to the truths of the
Christian Faith.


PHI-305 CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN ETHICS (3)
Examination of the systems by which moral decisions are made and the criteria of value and
evaluation which they presuppose.


PHI-310 SOCIAL ASPECTS OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH (3)
A study of the relationship between Christian principles and the modes of human organization.


PHI-320 CHRISTIAN AESTHETICS (3)
The nature and aims of art and of the aesthetic experience, criteria of judgment and standards of
criticism in the various genre of art; literary, visual, auditory and performance.


PHI-401 LOGIC AND THE CHRISTIAN MINISTRY (3)
Elementary logic oriented to the needs of the minister. The emphasis is placed upon integrity,
clarity and precision in argument.


PHI-402 CHRISTIAN ETHICS IN A POSTMODERN WORLD (3)
Video also available This course examines critical questions such as abortion, euthanasia, bioethics, human sexuality, politics, war, capital punishment, race, the arts, and the environment from
a biblical viewpoint.


PHI-420 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION (3)
Study of the nature of religion and religious experience, itís varieties, and the metaphysical,
epistemological and ethical problems involved in examining their meaning in life.


PHI-450 ORIENTAL PHILOSOPHY (3)
In depth study of the major philosophical systems of India, China, Japan, and Southeast Asia
including various schools of Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism in comparison to Christian Philosophy.


PHI-460 POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY (3)
Study of theories of the state, authority and the individual, law, natural rights and the nature of
justice in comparison to Christian Philosophy.


PHI-501 WESTERN PHILOSOPHIES OF RELIGION (3)
Study the nature and experience of Western religion, itís varieties, the metaphysical,
epistemological and ethical problems involved in examining meaning.


PHI-503 THEISM (3)
A study of the belief that their is creator and supreme ruler of the universe; and of the Biblical
confirmation of that belief.


PHI-500 EASTERN PHILOSOPHIES OF RELIGION (3)
Study of the nature of eastern religions and religious experience, its varieties, and the metaphysical,
epistemological and ethical problems involved in examining their meaning.


PHI-501 WESTERN PHILOSOPHIES OF RELIGION (3)
Study of the nature of Western religions and religious experience, itís varieties, and the
metaphysical, epistemological and ethical problems involved in examining their meaning.


PHI-712 AMERICAN PHILOSOPHIES IN RELIGION (3)
Study of the nature of American religions and religious experience, itís varieties, and the
metaphysical, epistemological and ethical problems involved in examining their meaning.


PHI-713 THEISM (3)
A study of the belief that there is a creator and supreme ruler of the universe; and of the Biblical
confirmation of that belief.


PHI-504 HISTORICAL SURVEY OF ETHICS AND MORALITY, A BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE (3)
Survey of the history of ethics and morality.


PHI-515 LANGUAGE AND LOGIC A BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE (3)
Selected topics in semantics, semiotic, formal logic and scientific method are examined in relation
to contemporary theories of meaning and truth.


PHI-520 CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN PHILOSOPHY (3)
Main trends of 20th Century philosophy: pragmatism, analytic philosophy, positivism,
existentialism and phenomenalism.


PHI-530 SELECTED TOPICS THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY (3)
Intensive study of the lives works and influence of selected philosophers or of the nature and
influence of selected schools or periods in the history of philosophy.


PHI-535 HISTORICAL SURVEY OF PHILOSOPHERS (3)
Survey of Philosophers down through history to present day.


PHI-570 PHILOSOPHY AND THE COSMOS, A BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE  (3)
An in-depth examination of the major world views which have characterized the human experience,
their epistemological assumptions and their historical impact on religion, politics, morals and the
arts.


PHI-601 COMPARATIVE RELIGIOUS PHILOSOPHIES (3)
A comparative study of world religious philosophies.


PHI-704 DIRECTED RESEARCH IN CHRISTIAN PHILOSOPHY (3)
This course focuses on the research, and preparation of that research for the dissertation. The
student will learn how to organize knowledge within his field for presentation in a standard
scholarly fashion.


PHI-710 THE PROPOSAL FOR THE DISSERTATION (3)
This course requires that the student present in an acceptable proposal form the research done in
course for review and analysis in lieu of final course examination.


PHI-711 THE DISSERTATION (12)
The student will develop and compile an original work demonstrating the ability to add to the body
of knowledge in his field for presentation to the university. Dissertation to be 150-300 pages,
original, type written, bound and presented in approved form.


PHI-601 COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS (3)
Definition of religion, comparison and analysis of various aspects, including rituals, social,
experiential, and symbolic.


PHI-602 RECENT TRENDS IN RELIGION (3)
Comparison of recent changes and trends in religion.


PHI-603 METHODS OF CRITICAL THINKING, A BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE (3)
Selected topics contemporary Anglo-American philosophy from Moore to Wisdom.


PHI-601 COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS (3)
Definition of religion, comparison and analysis of various aspects, including rituals, social,
experiential, and symbolic.


PHI-709 DIRECTED RESEARCH IN PHILOSOPHY, A BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE  (3)
This course focus on the research, and preparation of that research for the dissertation. The student
will learn how to organize knowledge within his field for presentation in a standard scholarly
fashion.


PHI-710 THE PROPOSAL FOR THE DISSERTATION (3)
This course requires that the student present in an acceptable proposal form the research done in
course PHI-704 for review and analysis in lieu of final course examination.


PHI-711 THE DISSERTATION (12)
The student will develop and compile an original work demonstrating the ability to add to the body
of knowledge in his field for presentation to, and acceptance by the university. Dissertation to be
150-300 pages, original, type written, bound and presented in approved form.

 

 

 

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