Every civilization has cultural aspects to it that are peculiar, not universal. But how easy it is for people to overlook these peculiarities and instead see their particular culture as normative. This course challenges students to pay attention to their own culture and consider how cultural values and cultural expectations shape relationships and decision-making. Students in this course are required to examine the underlying of various cultures and compare them to the principles and truths of Scripture. The goal of the course is for Right On Mission students to become culturally mature.
Key Questions To Be Explored:
What is culture? What is a subculture?
How does Christianity challenge every culture, including yours?
To what extent should believers adapt themselves to cultures?
What does it mean to be culturally mature?