Identity and Mission in Faith-Based Healthcare (RELB510)


Course Memo

This course addresses the mission and practices of faith-based healthcare from a biblical perspective. Topics include the shared identity of patients and healthcare professionals as beloved children of God made in the image of God. Course assignments include a Creation Life Initiative. Readings address the connection between spirituality and healthcare; God and human suffering; and healing beyond a cure. Experienced clinical practitioners provide concrete illustration of appropriate whole person care. Additional appropriate topics may be included.