AE501― Comparative Religious Systems 1
Required for MDiv― 3 credits. No prerequisite.
As Christian leaders in today’s world, awareness of the fundamentals of competing religions or cultish deceptions is mandatory.
This course provides a sound foundation in apologetics for the Christian faith as compared to opposing world religions, religious philosophies and cults. The curriculum for this course is divided into 3 volumes: 1) Counterfeits of Christianity, 2) Moralistic, Mythical, and Mysticism Religions, and 3) Atheist and Humanistic Religions.
Included in these volumes are nearly 50 of these. While studying about 20 of them in the course, the rest are available for future reference. The material includes origin accounts, and is presented from a presuppositional apologetics perspective with each topic presented thoroughly by individual authorities.
Strategies to reach each group are included. You will find this relevant, fascinating and easy to comprehend. This represents COURSE 1 of a 2-course series.
Textbook: World Religions and Cults: Counterfeits of Christianity- box set (3 volumes), Bodie Hodge, Roger Patterson, 2015 total pages, Paperback, Amazon Prime $43.87, used or new from $33.53 + shipping.
World Religions, Apologetics, Evangelism
Dr. Patterson is Senior Pastor of West University Baptist & Crosspoint Church- a multi-site church in Houston, Texas. His A Minute of Vision broadcast is heard in over 300 markets across and outside the US. He holds a BA in Christianity and Speech from Houston Baptist University; and MDiv and PMin degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Southern Baptist).
• World Religions and Cults: Counterfeits of Christianity- 3 Volumes