The Loss Transcendence (Part 1)
James M. Houston

The Loss Transcendence (Part 1)

James Houston reflects upon loss and recovery of transcendence in our contemporary culture and how it relates to the secularisation of contemporary Christianity.

At a Glance

  • Access to lecture videos and by Dr. James Houston
  • Lecture transcripts are provided
  • 24/7 access for 12 months to complete the course at your own pace
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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.

Course Outline

  1. Loss of History
  2. Relationship of Human and Divine
  3. The Christian Historiographical Revolution
  4. The Dark Ages and the Reformation
  5. The Reformation and the Enlightenment
  6. The Present Situation
  7. A Call for Radical Christianity
  8. Loss of Biblical Authority
  9. Contemporary Biblical Criticism
  10. Christian Response to Biblical Criticism
  11. Loss of the Soul
  12. Classical Interpretations of the Soul
  13. Embodiment of Faith
  14. Embodiment in Community; Soul and Culture
  15. Embodiment and Self-Sacrifice
  16. Loss of Sin Understanding
  17. Contemporary Significance of the Seven Cardinal Sins

FAQ

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.

Instructors

James M.  Houston
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.