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AQF: 6/7/8 hybrid

SEMESTER 2 2021
Wednesday Daytime Unit

EM021-612/712/812

2.5 billion people in the world follow Islam or Buddhism. Perhaps God has given you an interest in helping Muslims or Buddhists find Jesus?

This unit will help you do that. In it, we explore the basic beliefs, practices, and some deeply held assumptions of Muslims and Buddhists. You will discover not only the formal elements of these two faiths, but also something of the everyday needs, and fears of their practitioners. You will hear from several Buddhists and Muslims how they practice their faith and why it is important to them, and you will discuss both their faith and your faith in Jesus with a practitioner of one of these religions.

Lecturers: Tim Silberman
AQF level: 6/7/8
Lecture Mode: hybrid*
Prerequisites: 2x foundational NT/OT units + 1 x CH/TH/PE unit
Times: Wednesdays 2.30pm-3.20pm + 3.30pm-4.20pm + 4.25pm-5.15pm
Dates: 14, 21, 28 July; 4, 18, 25 August; 1, 8 September; 6, 13, 27 October; 3 November 2021
Location: Roberts-Dale Campus, 140 Croydon Avenue, Croydon Park 2133
Credit Points and Costs:
AEM021 = 36hrs - Audit (no assessments) - $390 on-campus*/$351 off-campus*
EM021-612 = 12cp (1 unit) - DipTh, AssocDeg, BMin, BTh - $2520
EM021-712 = 12cp (1 unit) - BMin, BTh - $2520
EM021-812 = 12cp (1 unit) - GDDiv, MDiv, MTS - $2520

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*2021 LECTURE MODES:
On-Campus:
 units in this mode are delivered face-to-face in the classroom only, with a limit on numbers (for Covid safety).
Off-Campus: units in this mode are delivered live online only, that is, a mix of online lectures, videos, activities and interaction with lecturers and fellow students.
Hybrid: units in this mode are delivered both on-campus (limited face-to-face numbers) and off-campus (live online) concurrently.

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