ID217Theology of Food I - Eat, Drink and be Merry

ID217 : Theology of Food I - Eat, Drink and be Merry (1.5 Credit)
Academic Year : AY 2019-2020 Sem 1
About this course
Eating is one of the most profound ways by which we relate to each other, to the created world, and to God. In this course we will explore, within the framework of Christian theology, some of the biological, ecological, psychological, aesthetic, spiritual, agricultural, historical, economic, and ethical aspects of what, why, and how we eat. Through readings, course lectures, excursions and discussions we shall explore a thoughtful Christian engagement on the dimensions of the production, distribution, preparation, and consumption of food. We will spend time engaging these topics in a context of worshipping, feasting, fasting, and cooking together.

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Lecturer : Jeff Greenman
Jeff  is President and Professor of Theology and Ethics at Regent College. An experienced leader in evangelical theological education, Jeff has served as Associate Dean of Biblical & Theological Studies  and Professor of Christian Ethics at Wheaton College, and  Vice President & Academic Dean at Tyndale Seminary (Toronto). Prior to this, he was the Canadian Executive Director of African Enterprise, and also worked for the US government in the areas of education and juvenile justice. Jeff earned his PhD in religious ethics at the University of Virginia (17th-century Anglican moral theology). An author of 11 books, he has taught and written extensively on Christian ethics, the history of biblical interpretation, spiritual formation, theological education, leadership development, and global Christianity.
Venue: St Andrew's Cathedral , 11 St Andrew's Road Singapore 178959
Course Timing:

Conference - @ Conference Room
Nov 2 (1.00 pm  - 7.00 pm, includes dinner) 

Live classes - @ Classroom A
Nov 4, 6 & 7 (7.00 pm  - 9.30 pm)

Nov 9 (10.00 am -1.00 pm) *
Nov 16 (1.00 pm - 5.00pm)*

*Class includes excursion (additional charges apply)

Course Type: Regular Live (1.5 Cr)
Semester: Semester 1
Credits: 1.5 Credit
Max class size: 80

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