The Loss Transcendence (Part 2)
James M. Houston

The Loss Transcendence (Part 2)

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 18 lesson format, the course provides video lectures and lecture transcripts for each lesson.

Course Outline

  1. Loss of History
  2. C.S. Lewis—The Great Christian Prophet of the 20th Century
  3. Oxford vs. Cambridge
  4. Writings of C.S. Lewis
  5. Jacques Ellul— Critique of Technological Society
  6. Seek Understanding and Retain Hope
  7. Life of Jacques Ellul
  8. Technique in the Modern World, Pt. 1
  9. Technique in the Modern World, Pt. 2
  10. Remembering the Christian Past through the Psalms
  11. Domestic Involvement with the Psalter
  12. Biblical Eschatology and Secularity Today
  13. Tensions between Immanence and Transcendence
  14. Proper Responses to Immanence and Transcendence
  15. Time and Eternity
  16. Old Testament Understanding of Time
  17. New Testament Understanding of Time
  18. Conclusion

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.