Worldview Studies Courses (Korean Language) (WVS)

WVS 500 - Anthropology, Theology & Worldview (Korean) (3 Credits)
This course begins with a consideration of the anthropological and sociological understandings of a “worldview” and how it works to shape personal and community ethos. It then moves to a selective survey of the history of the Christian worldview as it has gained expression from the patristic times to the twentieth century. Special attention is given to the way in which diverse worldviews have shaped and affected theological discussion and expression.
WVS 501 - Korean Culture & Worldview (Korean) (3 Credits)
Students consider the oriental thought and its worldview(s) in the light of Christian truth. Nationalism, literature, and philosophical elements of oriental culture as expressed in individual and communal settings are analyzed. The contextualization of the gospel to this culture is considered.
WVS 502 - Ideologies & Christianity (Korean) (3 Credits)
This course surveys contemporary religious, philosophical and cultural ideologies with particular emphasis upon their significance for communicating the Christian worldview. New Age, religious pluralism, humanism, post-communism, utopianism, and various Hindu sects and ideologies of science and technology are considered.
WVS 503 - Christianity & Humanities (Korean) (3 Credits)
The nature and meaning of arts and literature in relation to the development of Christian thought is examined in this course. The historical and ideological backgrounds of post-modernism and its influence upon the arts and literature are analyzed and criticized from the Christian worldview position.
WVS 600 - Worldview Foundations (Korean) (3 Credits)
This course deals with a consideration of the philosophical understanding of a worldview.
WVS 602 - Worldview in the Workplace (Korean) (3 Credits)
One or more Christian leaders are invited from the church and other areas, sharing their experience, knowledge and wisdom on how to live Christianly and apply the biblical worldview to their ministry and vocational areas. In addition to the active class interaction with the leaders and the leaders’ biographical sketches, students are expected to write reviews for the books that moved the leaders’ lives and ministry and biographical sketches for the figures that significantly influenced their career.