Distributed Learning Course: INTR 567 Spiritual Conflict (2 hours)
A. Scott Moreau, D.Miss.
This course provides an examination of the principles and dynamics of spiritual conflict. Issues include theoretical considerations in the areas of theological reflection and cultural analysis, pragmatic considerations such as spiritual discipline and counseling approaches, and an overview of spiritual conflict issues.
In this course, you will:
1. Explore the concept of spiritual conflict as a divine drama played out in the Scriptures.
2. Reflect on personal and theological questions of significance to spiritual conflict.
3. Grasp the need for a thoroughly biblical approach to spiritual conflict.
4. Examine the theaters of spiritual conflict, giving special attention to the mind.
5. Consider selected aspects of spiritual conflict in the North American setting.
Section One: The Divine Drama of Spiritual Conflict
Act 1: Creation
Act 2: Bondage Through the Fall
Act 3: God's People Called to Freedom
Act 4: Freedom Established on the Cross
Act 5: Freedom Inaugurated in the Church
Act 6: Freedom Fully Manifested through the Parousia
Section Two: Practical Considerations of Spiritual Conflict
Theaters of Spiritual Conflict: The Theater of the Mind
The Thinking Mind
The Choosing Mind
The Feeling Mind
Theaters of Spiritual Conflict: The Theater of Holiness
Theaters of Spiritual Conflict: The Theater of Service and Ministry
Spiritual Conflict in the North American Cultural Context
One Cassette Album (8 audio-cassettes)
One Reader (compendium of articles and book excerpts)
Allender, Dan and Tremper Longman. Bold Love. Colorado Springs, CO: NavPress, 1992.
Anderson, Neil T. The Bondage Breaker. Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 1990.
________. Steps to Freedom. LaHabra, CA: Freedom in Christ Ministries, 1993.
Arnold, Clinton E. Powers of Darkness: Principalities and Powers in Paul's Letters. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1992.
Moreau, A. Scott. The World of the Spirits. Nairobi, Kenya: Evangel Publishing House, 1990.
Two Reflection Papers
One Research Paper
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