What is religion? Why is it even worth thinking about? In Questions of Faith I: Fact and Faith (BT850), our newest online course, Dr. Ian A. H. Bond takes students through an exploration of the philosophy of religion. No previous background in religious studies or philosophy is required. The only requirement for taking this course is an inquiring mind and an open-hearted interest in finding answers to the “big questions” of religion, existence, life, and eternity.
This study considers the major questions of this discipline: Does God exist? If God is all-powerful and all-good, why is there suffering? Is there life after death?
After completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Explain the arguments for and against the existence of God
- Argue the causes for and against life after death
- Critically evaluate how these theologies affect the modern church
Become aware of the various religious and philosophical issues confronting us today and gain proven reasoning techniques when approaching major questions. Enroll in Dr. Bond's new course Questions of Faith I: Fact and Faith (BT850) today.
Watch a free sample of Lesson 1 for a firsthand look at what you can expect from this online course.
About the Faculty Member: Dr. Ian Bond
Dr. Bond serves as Executive Director of the International Center at the Technical College
System of Georgia in Atlanta. Prior to that, he was Associate Vice President for Global
Initiatives at Columbus Technical College in Columbus, GA. He is also President of Teach
the Nations, Inc., a faith-based educational and humanitarian NGO, and an ordained
minister with Evangel Fellowship International.
During his career spanning more than 30 years, Dr. Bond has gained extensive experience as an
entrepreneur, educator, author, motivational speaker, and television talk-show host. He has
served as a business leader, senior pastor, college professor, and university president.
He has also served on the boards of various community, regional and national arts,
humanitarian, and professional organizations; including the Springer Opera House,
Columbus Symphony Orchestra and the Georgia Rotary Student Program. He serves on
the executive committee of the Association of Christian Educators and Administrators and
is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society.
Dr. Bond holds a bachelor’s degree from Lancaster University (UK) and a master’s and doctoral
degree from Beacon University (USA).