THEISM. A defense of the historic Christian faith from the standpoint of a well-defined Christian philosophy. It deals with various types of religious philosophy, various attacks upon the Christian faith, but primarily it is a defense of the truthfulness of Christianity. Prerequisite, Philosophy 401. Credit, two hours. ISLAMIC THEOLOGY. The chief tenets of Islamic faith, sects in Islam, modern trends in Moslem religion, and comparisons with Biblical Christianity. Elective. Credit, two hours.
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
PAUL AIJIAN, S.T.M., Professor (Head of the Department) BERTHA H. PENTNEY, A.B., Associate Professor INEZ McGAHEY, A.B., Assistant Professor
The Department of English has five objectives: the understanding of language as a means of communication and its structure as a basis for translation; the ability to speak and write with clarity of thought and mechanical correctness; an understanding of literature as a record of the development of human thought and the reflection of human history; the appreciation and enjoyment of good literature and an acquaintance
of the literary heritage of the English speaking world. Eight units in English are required for graduation. 110
ENGLISH GRAMMAR. The grammar of the English language applied to the text of the English Bible. Special emphasis is given to those constructions which lay the foundation for the study of other languages. This course is a prerequisite for New Testament Greek. Credit, two hours. FRESHMAN COMPOSITION. The mechanics of writing and the funda mentals of written composition applied to short papers. Credit, two hours. 201-202 ENGLISH LITERATURE. Learning to appreciate our heritage of English literature. Considers the masterpieces of poetry and prose in their chrono logical order. Credit, two hours each semester. 301 120
SHAKESPEARE. A study of selected Shakespearean plays from the stand point of the universal human truths portrayed by his characters. Elective. Credit, two hours. MILTON. A study of the prose and poetry of Milton's more important works. Elective. Credit, two hours. WRITERS OF THE REFORMATION PERIOD. This course is intended to give the student some familiarity with the writings of Wycliffe, Luther, Erasmus, Zwingli, Calvin, etc. Elective. Credit, two hours: BIOGRAPHY. A study of Christian biographies and autobiographies show ing the operation of God through human life in all centuries of the Christian era. Credit, two hours. 50
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