Christian Life and Evangelical Spiritual Theology

CMT 028 Christian Life and Evangelical Spiritual Theology

Course Description:

With the contemporary interest in spirituality, it is imperative that the Church establish a comprehensive theology of Christian spirituality that can inform the life and witness of Christian believers. This course presents such a theology of spirituality: a theology that is biblical, practical, and contemporary, accounting for and enabling spiritual formation and nurture in a post-modern, pluralistic, materialistic society. In addition, the course provides a theological foundation for a life of prayer that will empower and sustain the believer in life and ministry.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1.   Recognize the role of ministry in the lives of believers.

2.   Gain insight into the theology of spirituality such that he/she is able to develop a practical model of spiritualformation within congregational life.

3.   Appreciate the diversity of theological traditions in Christian spirituality.

4.   Develop a model of spiritual life and discipline that is both theological and practical

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