Communicating the Gospel in a Pluralistic World
An overview of the biblical, theological, and historical foundations for personal, congregational, and mass evangelism strategies, both local and global. Attention will also be given to the role of the Church of the Nazarene in global missions as well as the development of new Great Commission strategies.
- Lectures 29
- Quizzes 0
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes
Session 1 The Various Meanings of Pluralism
Session 2 A Brief History of Religious Pluralism
Session 3 The Influence of the Modern Era on Religious Pluralism
Session 4 The Influence of Postmodernity on Religious Pluralism
Session 5 Responses to Religious Pluralism Among Christians
By the end of this lesson, participants will understand and be able to discuss the five major responses to religious pluralism among Christians
Lesson 6: New Testament and Religious Pluralism
By the end of this lesson, participants will • be able to discuss how the writers of the New Testament responded to religious pluralism as it characterized first century Greco-Roman society • understand and be able to discuss the challenge the New Testament proclamation of Christ presented to Greco-Roman religious pluralism • have a clear understanding of the gospel the first century Church proclaimed • begin to see how orthodox Christian faith, based on the New testament, responds to the charge that the gospel of Jesus Christ is “oppressive” with reference to other religions.
Lesson 7: The Wesleyan Way of Salvation: Prevenient Grace, the Gift of Faith, Justification
By the end of this lesson, participants will • understand and be able to discuss the theological foundations of the Wesleyan way of salvation