JUPEB/DIPLOMA/FOUNDATION: CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES(CRS)

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JUPEB/DIPLOMA/FOUNDATION: CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES(CRS) is divided into:

  1. CRS 001: OLD TESTAMENT STUDIES: HISTORY AND RELIGION OF ISRAEL AND JUDAH

2. CRS 002: NEW TESTAMENT STUDIES: THE SYNOPTIC GOSPELS

3. CRS 003: HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY IN WEST AFRICAN

4. CRS 004: RELIGION AND SOCIETY

At the end of the series of courses, candidates should be able to :

  1. explain how the Old and New Testaments came into existence;
  2. enumerate the outstanding Kings and Prophets of Israel during the monarchy and itemise  the contributions of each of the religious, social and political development of Israel;
  3. trace the history and development of Christianity in West African with particular reference to Sierra Leone, Ghana and Nigeria;
  4. discuss the relationship between the religion and society paying attention to such personality and human valves like dignity, security, power and prestige based on basic rights and duties and religious sanctions; and
  5. highlight Christian response to specific contemporary societal challenges, stressing effects of such on the individual and the society and profer the way forward.