Module information

Code

MIS2062/3

Name

Marriage Counseling A Cross-Cultural Approach (Credit: 2 or 3 hours )

Average equivalent

ECTS 4 or 5

Description

Marital distress is universal. This course attempts to address the void of pastoral training in marriage counseling. Founded on God’s Word, it begins by looking at a model of lasting change based on a biblical theology. Key biblical passages are examined to establish a clear understanding of God’s purpose for Christian marriage. A biblical-practical-motive model of marriage counseling is presented. Marriage illustrations from various cultures help show how the biblical model can be a powerful tool in the pastoral counselor’s hand.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to: 1. Identify the nature of humankind as described in the Word of God. 2. Assess the effect of the Fall on human nature. 3. Discuss the effect of idolatry on the human heart. 4. Explain the many influences on the human heart. 5. Describe the many resources of grace available to humankind for lasting change. 6. Compose a biblical theology of marriage. 7. Construct a biblical model of marriage counseling.

Mode of Study

Lecture Video (in progress) Student interaction Professor of Record Interaction Hands on

Assessment

100  objective multiple choice questions Online or pencil and paper Project Collateral Reading Assignment  (for 3 (USA) credit courses Student Learning Requirement Passmark 70%

Grading Rubric

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL OF

BIBLE AND THEOLOGY 

Bachelors of Bible and Theology

MQF Level 6 Qualification

230 ECTS Credits

License-2013-FHI-026
97-100 A+ 93-96 A
Superior
90-92 A-
Excellent
87-89 B+ 83-86 B
Good
80-82 B- 77-76 C+ 73-76 C
Satisfactory
70-72 C- 67-69 D+ 63-66 D 60-62 C
Poor
0-59 F
Fail