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WORLDVIEW SEMINAR

This course is designed for those who will do ministry among the Chinese, whether in North America or in China. The course surveys the core teachings, history and development of Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Buddhism, folk religions and Christianity in China. Presenters will lecture about the impact of these traditions on Chinese thought and society today. 

 
 

TOPICS & STUDY SITES

Field Study Sites

• Forbidden City
• Tiananmen Square
• Temple of Heaven
• Mosque of Xian
• Terra Cotta Warriors
• Xian Stelae Forest
• National Museum
• Summer Palace
• Fay Yun Temple
• Baiyun Temple
• Lama Temple
• Yuan Ming Yuan
• Imperial School

Lecture Topics

• Introducing Chinese Thought
• Confucianism
• Neo-Confucianism
• Taoism
• Buddhism
• Folk Religions
• Marxism and Scientific thought
• Islam in China
• Christianity in China

 

DATES & COSTS

Dates: June 24 – July 8, 2018

Program Cost //
$1200 – includes tuition, housing, field trip costs, and train tickets to Beijing and Xi’an.

Combined Program Cost with Summer Teaching Programs //
 $2600 – includes tuition, housing (shared room), field studies, and train tickets to Beijing and Xi’an.

Additional Costs //

  • International Travel: $900-1500
  • Visa: $170
  • Travel Insurance: $30-100
  • Meals: $300
  • Entrance fees to Museums and Historical sites: $200