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Studies in Religion & Society

Subject: THL
Course Number: 459
Credits: 2 Credits
Available Online: No
A study of the interaction between the essential tenets of Lutheran Christianity and the structures of democratic society. Among the topics considered are Christian vocation, the nature of culture and the ways Christianity has historically related to culture (with a special emphasis on the interplay of religion, church and race in North American cultural experience), the functions of Law and Gospel, the Lutheran understanding of the two governments, and the role of Christians in society at large. This course is an elective for the major in theology. It does not fulfill the general education requirement for Theology.
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