Tracing the development of all three branches of Christianity – Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox – and providing context to Christianity’s origins and its links to Judaism, this course adopts a global perspective. The student will explore the expansion of Christianity and related issues across America, Asia, Latin America, and Africa. The course goes beyond a simple denominational history in analyzing the impact of Christianity as a social, political, and intellectual phenomenon, as well as its legacy on art, architecture, and the natural sciences.

This courses challenges you to become a better leader through evaluating your own performance and become more conscious about your choices and intentions. You will examine and improve your ability to put into action an exemplary leadership model by creating a leadership project. This course is for anyone in a leadership role. Whether you are an employee, a volunteer, a supervisor or a senior executive, a student or a parent, you will find this course applies to you.

The first four books of the New Testament — Matthew, Mark, Luke and John — are commonly known as "the Gospels." These books explain the life and ministry of Jesus, and are the basis for most of the distinctive doctrines of Christianity.

This course overviews the Pentateuch and investigates how God humbled and shaped Jacob into one of the most admired patriarchs of Israel. Examines the portion of Genesis that deals with Joseph and his troubled relationship with his brothers. Explores a number of basic issues related to what Exodus meant when it was first written and how we should apply it to our lives today.


Christians, Muslims and Jews all look to the patriarch Abraham as the father of their faiths, but these religions draw very different conclusions from his biography. This course explores the account of Abraham's life in Genesis from a distinctly Christian perspective in order to answer questions such as: What did these stories mean for those who first received them? And what do they mean for us today?