At a Glance
- Access to lecture videos and by Dr. James Houston
- Lecture transcripts are provided
- Summary notes and reflection questions included
- 24/7 access for 12 months to complete the course at your own pace
This course reflects upon loss and recovery of transcendence in our contemporary culture and how it relates to the secularisation of contemporary Christianity. Organized in a 17 lesson format, the course provides video lectures and lecture transcripts for each lesson. Summary notes and reflection question are also included.
- Loss of History
- Relationship of Human and Divine
- The Christian Historiographical Revolution
- The Dark Ages and the Reformation
- The Reformation and the Enlightenment
- The Present Situation
- A Call for Radical Christianity
- Loss of Biblical Authority
- Contemporary Biblical Criticism
- Christian Response to Biblical Criticism
- Loss of the Soul
- Classical Interpretations of the Soul
- Embodiment of Faith
- Embodiment in Community; Soul and Culture
- Embodiment and Self-Sacrifice
- Loss of Sin Understanding
- Contemporary Significance of the Seven Cardinal Sins
What do I need to take this course?
You will need an Internet connection and a Bible.
Who is this course for?
This course is for those who like to better understand the loss of transcendence within a historical and contemporary framework.
Dr. James M. Houston
James Houston (now retired) is one of the “founding fathers” of Regent College. He was appointed Principal in 1970 a post he held until 1978, at which time he was appointed Chancellor (1978-1980) and Professor of Spiritual Theology. He also taught part-time at the University of British Columbia. His chair of Spiritual Theology was endowed in 1991. He is co-founder of the C.S. Lewis Institute in Washington, DC, and still acting as a Senior Fellow. Dr. James Houston is a prolific author, editor, and Christian scholar.