The Cross-Cultural Christian

WYP2622HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2009/05/21
Offered in Winter 2010  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will teach students to analyze factors and dynamics in Third Word ministry settings. Lectures and readings will enhance understanding of the new context in which cross-cultural Christian interactions take place. This course also aims to increase empathy for the challenges and differences in cross-cultural communication. In addition to class meetings, students will also visit a) a Sudanese Christian congregation, b) a Chinese evangelical congregation, c)a Brazilian charismatic congregation in Toronto, d) a cross-cultural counseling center, and talk to their leaders. For this reason some weeks will only have an hour of contact time. Students will be evaluated through: a) class presentations b) reflections on cross-cultural visits, and c)a teaching experience in a cross-cultural setting.

Schedule: Thursday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: George R. Sumner
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

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