ID101Christianity, Culture and Society

ID101 : Christianity, Culture and Society (3 Credit)
Academic Year : 2022
About this course

In today’s complex and complicated world, Christians need to bring together various disciplines and skills so as to be able to first, understand the challenges, and then secondly to respond with Christian grace and wisdom. With this deeper and fuller understanding then, comes the ability to live well, and to be his witnesses.

 To do this, an interdisciplinary approach is needed, which will include the following dimensions:

  1. Contextual: to develop awareness and sensitivity to key issues that concern life in contemporary Singapore by identifying and analysing case studies taken from the local context.
  2. Integrative: to integrate theological studies and vocational life by offering basic frameworks of thought.
  3. Theological: to facilitate socio-cultural analysis that is guided by biblical and theological reflection.
Lecturer : Kwa Kiem Kiok
REGISTRAR, DIRECTOR (ENGAGEMENT PROGRAMS) LECTURER IN MISSIOLOGY AND INTER-DISCIPLINARY STUDIES. Kiem Kiok brings her legal, theological training, and work experience from the marketplace, church, and para-church into this role. In her previous role as Lecturer and Registrar at East Asia School of Theology, she taught a variety of courses in inter-cultural studies. She has published on a diverse range of subjects including a contextual commentary on Matthew (ATA, 2017). She also contributed to the Dictionary of Christian Spirituality (Zondervan, 2011), and on religious harmony in Faith in an Age of Terror (BGST, 2018). She is married to a Methodist pastor and together they enjoy serving others through hospitality over meals.
Venue: To be Advised , To be Advised
Course Timing:

Dates (2022)
Jan 13, 20       
Feb 12* (6.00pm-9.30pm visit HealthServe at Jalan Papan)
Mar 3, 17
Apr 7, 21

Time
7:15pm – 10:00pm
*pre-requisite: HE101

Closing Date for Registration:  Jan 10 2022
(NB. BGST reserves the right not to accept any registration after this date)

Subscription to BGST Access Membership (BAM) Advanced is compulsory for credit students. Access to good library resources (like DTL) is critical for postgraduate academic research.

Course Type: Live (3 credits)
Semester: S2
Credits: 3 Credit
Max class size: 30
COURSE FEES

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