This study considers the major questions of this philosophy of religion: Does God exist? If God is all-powerful and all-good, why is there suffering? Is there life after death?
Become aware of the various religious and philosophical issues confronting us today and gain proven reasoning techniques when approaching major questions.
GOALS OF THE COURSE
After completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Explain the arguments for and against the existence of God
- Argue the causes for and against life after death
- Critically evaluate how these theologies affect the modern church
ABOUT DR. IAN BOND
Dr. Bond serves as Executive Director of the International Center at the Technical College System of Georgia in Atlanta. He is also President of Teach the Nations, Inc., a faith-based educational and humanitarian NGO, and an ordained minister with Evangel Fellowship International.
During his career spanning more than 30 years, Dr. Bond has gained extensive experience as an entrepreneur, educator, author, motivational speaker, and television talk-show host. He has served as a business leader, senior pastor, college professor, and university president.
He has also served on the boards of various community, regional and national arts, humanitarian, and professional organizations; including the Springer Opera House, Columbus Symphony Orchestra and the Georgia Rotary Student Program. He serves on the executive committee of the Association of Christian Educators and Administrators and is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society.
Dr. Bond holds a bachelor’s degree from Lancaster University (UK) and a master’s and doctoral degree from Beacon University (USA).