World Foundations II
World Foundations II is the second half of a two-course sequence that examines great world civilizations through literature, art, music, philosophy, and history.
- Have a general and specific understanding of various redemption patterns and moral truths.
- Understand historical contributions up to the 15th Century (history as context for our lives).
- Understand relationship of civilization (just society) to redemption (religious ritual and myth).
- Contextualized historical overview of several civilizations.
- Be able to appropriately evaluate the ways in which a civilization's art, architecture, music, drama, and literature reveal its values, redemptive rituals, moral truth, and concepts of social justice.
- Increased willingness to look for and acknowledge moral truths found in other cultural and religious traditions.
- Increased awareness of self as a learner applying tools and applying articulated processes to the business of learning.
- Willingness to engage other cultures or traditions with a conscious attempt to manage biases and prejudices inherent in one's own culture.
- Greater appreciation that the gospel encompasses all truth.
- Demonstrably increased ability to evaluate cultures, literatures, music, arts, philosophies and religions to better understand different cultures, traditions and perspectives.
- An increased ability to see through the eyes of another who is very different from oneself.
FDWLD 101 (Recommended)
Fall, Winter, Spring