201 - Understanding Faith
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201 - Understanding Faith

An investigation of faith based questions to challenge you to better live your faith.
5.0 (7 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
116 students enrolled
Created by Kevin Conover
Last updated 6/2016
English
Current price: $20 Original price: $25 Discount: 20% off
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the difference between blind faith and rational faith
  • Find ways to determine whether a belief system is true
  • Determine the right reasons to put your faith in God
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Requirements
  • Viewing classes in any of the other sections may be useful but not required
  • Taking notes is encouraged but not required
Description

In this first class in the World Religions series, we begin by examining faith in depth. Many people have serious questions and doubts about faith. We aim to tackle these questions in this course. We will examine questions like, which is better: Blind faith or no faith? Do we need faith. Are there good faiths and bad faiths. Is there one true faith or are there many? How can we to determine what to have faith in? We will take a serious look at all these questions and more. By the end, we hope you will have a deeper understanding of what faith really is and how you can better live your faith.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone curious about faith
  • Anyone who wants to strengthen their faith
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 21 Lectures Collapse All 21 Lectures 01:15:47
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2-Year Apologetic Curriculum Introduction: Why Educate for Life? (video)
2 Lectures 03:57

Why are Christian kids leaving the Church after high school? Take 3 minutes & watch the video.

Preview 03:33

Courses 101-110 is recommended before taking this course.

Have you taken Semester 1?
00:24
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Understanding Faith
4 Lectures 10:14


What is Blind Faith
02:58

Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.

Article 1: What Is Moral Relativism (downloadable)
3 pages
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What is a Good Faith?
3 Lectures 22:38
Faith and Truth
10:44

Determining Truth
04:58

Consistency
06:56
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Isn't All Faith Blind
5 Lectures 16:21
Is All Faith Blind?
03:56

Faith Needs to Be Rational
05:55

The Effects of Blind Faith
01:48

Is Christianity Blind Faith?
04:42

Take the follow-up article quiz after reading this article.

Article 2: Struggling with Morality (downloadable)
4 pages
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The Priority is the Truth
3 Lectures 08:33
Blind Faith Causes Bad Things
03:44

Hall of Faith
02:45

Why Believe?
02:04
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Answer Keys & Additional Resources
2 Lectures 00:00
Downloadable Article Answer Key - What is Moral Relativism
3 pages

Downloadable Article Answer Key - YA Liberals Immorality
4 pages
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Next / Previous Course for 2-Year Curriculum
2 Lectures 00:37

Proceed to the next course to continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.

Next Course for 2-Year Curriculum
00:12

If needed, go back to the previous course & continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.

Previous Course for 2-Year Curriculum
00:24
About the Instructor
Kevin Conover
4.4 Average rating
269 Reviews
2,107 Students
34 Courses
Christian Apologetics Teacher

Kevin Conover is the host of Educate for Life radio, a weekly program that airs in San Diego, California, on 1210 AM KPRZ and on You Tube-Educate for Life Video. He's interviewed many experts including organic synthetic chemist, Dr. James Tour, one of the top 50 scientists in the world, ADF President, CEO, and General Counsel Michael Farris, world renowned brain surgeon, Dr. David Levy, world wide evangelist Will Graham, and expert on human sexuality, Dr.Christopher Yuan, who is also a former homosexual, among many others. He frequently speaks at events on the truth of the Bible and is the founder of Educate for Life, a Christian education ministry, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.

Kevin Conover lives in San Diego with his wife and three kids. He earned his BA from the University of California San Diego where he was also the commencement speaker. He earned a Masters Degree in Divinity from Trinity Biblical University and a Masters Degree in Apologetics from Biola University.

He taught Christian apologetics at Horizon Christian High School for four years and was voted by the students as teacher of the year four years in a row. He is currently in his sixth year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.