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Julius Nam, PhD
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8/2007 - 9/2007 World Religions
This course studies the world's religions in the particular context of America. We explore sociopolitical and ethical aspects of the world?s religions through course readings, lectures, discussions, and audiovisual materials.
7/2007 - 8/2007 Christian Theology and Popular Culture
This course examines concepts and practices in popular culture from a Christian perspective. Students will reach understanding on how key themes and teachings of Christianity are expressed in popular culture and learn to examine these expressions analytically and critically. As a result, students will learn to engage with popular culture in a more judicious manner, informed by the beliefs and practices of Christianity.
3/2007 - 6/2007 Adventist Beliefs and Life
This course surveys the basic commitments, beliefs and practices of Seventh-day Adventists.
3/2007 - 6/2007 Loma Linda Perspectives
oma Linda University's heritage is rich with the interplay of religious, health care, and educational values. This course reviews and explores that heritage from various perspectives. Loma Linda University has a mission to make people whole. This course explores the religious, educational and health care concepts which undergird that mission. Biblical, philosophical, historical, and sociological insights will be used to examine this University's development from a small hydrotherapy facility into a regional academic medical center and a health sciences university.
3/2007 - 6/2007 World Religions
This course study the world's religions in the particular context of America. We explore sociopolitical and ethical aspects of the world's religions through course readings, lectures, discussions, and audiovisual materials.
1/2007 - 3/2007 Adventist Beliefs and Life
This course surveys the basic commitments, beliefs and practices of Seventh-day Adventists.
1/2007 - 3/2007 Gospel of Mark
Gospel of Mark examines key passages and themes in Mark, with an exploration of its message for today.
1/2007 - 3/2007 Loma Linda Perspectives
Loma Linda University's heritage is rich with the interplay of religious, health care, and educational values. This course reviews and explores that heritage from various perspectives. Loma Linda University has a mission to make people whole. This course explores the religious, educational and health care concepts which undergird that mission. Biblical, philosophical, historical, and sociological insights will be used to examine this University's development from a small hydrotherapy facility into a regional academic medical center and a health sciences university. It draws upon a wide variety of resources including media presentations, guest lecturers, a campus tour, and classroom discussion.
9/2006 - 12/2006 Adventist Beliefs and Life
This course surveys the basic commitments, beliefs and practices of Seventh-day Adventists.
9/2006 - 12/2006 Spirituality and the Christian Health Professional
Spirituality and the Christian Health Professional is a course designed to introduce students to Christian spiritual practices and spiritual formation. Through this, it seeks to increase students? spiritual and religious self-awareness and assist them in the process of becoming reflective practitioners of their faith in the context of their ongoing educational experience and vocational life in the health professions.
8/2006 - 9/2006 World Religions
This course study the world's religions in the particular context of America. We explore sociopolitical and ethical aspects of the world's religions through course readings, lectures, discussions, and audiovisual materials.
3/2006 - 6/2006 American Denominations
This was taught at Pacific Union College as a 3-credit (3 hrs a week) course. This coure is a survey of major traditions in America. Includes both historical and theological dimensions of American religious identity, with a view toward broadening the contexts of Adventism.
3/2006 - 6/2006 Doctrinal Studies
This was taught at Pacific Union College as a 3-credit (3 hrs a week) course. The course provides an in-depth study of the doctrines of the Christian?s lifestyle, standards, and worship; eschatology and last things; and the Sabbath.
3/2006 - 6/2006 Introduction to Philosophy
This was taught at Pacific Union College as a 4-credit (4 hrs a week) course. The course covers the basic issues of philosophy, including methods and values, from the perspective of Western civilization. The objectives of the course are: - To broadly survey and gain basic understanding of the major philosophical concepts and issues of the Western world - To learn to utilize and apply philosophical tools in real situations - To examine one?s own philosophy and express it in fresh, relevant ways - To commit to a life of deeper reflection and critical thinking based on Christian principles
3/2006 - 6/2006 Writings of Ellen G. White
This was taught at Pacific Union College as a 2-credit (2 hrs a week) course. This course examines the writings of Ellen G. White, with special emphasis on current issues relating to them. The objectives of the course are: - To arrive at a deeper understanding of the person and the ministry of Ellen White - To develop a biblical, consistent and balanced attitude and approach toward the writings of Ellen White - To survey the writings of Ellen White in order to gain a good overview of the major themes in her writings - To research in depth one specific topic of choice in the writings of Ellen White
1/2006 - 3/2006 Christian History: To 1500
This was taught at Pacific Union College as a 3-credit (3 hrs a week) course. The objectives of the course are: - To survey the history of the Christian Church from its beginning to the eve of the Protestant Reformation - To trace the development Christian orthodoxy, with particular focus on the doctrines of Scripture, God, Christ, salvation and church. - To lead the students to a deep appreciation of the way God has led his church and his people throughout the first fifteen centuries of Christian history
1/2006 - 3/2006 Ellen G. White and Adventism
This was taught at Pacific Union College as a 2-credit (2 hrs a week) course. This course examines the Biblical teaching on the gift of prophecy, of the Millerite movement, and of Ellen G. White and her role in the early history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
1/2006 - 3/2006 Personal Evangelism
This was taught at Pacific Union College as a 3-credit (3 hrs a week) course. The objectives of the course are: - To understand biblical and theological principles of personal evangelism - To evaluate basic evangelistic styles - To discover and develop the student?s own evangelistic style - To develop a personal witnessing strategy, including ways to create and strengthen relational bridges - To be able to make a competent presentation of the gospel and major teachings of Christianity and Adventism
1/2006 - 3/2006 Self & Society (Honors)
This was taught at Pacific Union College as a 4-credit (4 hrs a week) course. This course, as a distinctive honors course, asks students to develop deeper, better-informed answers than they have had previously to the question, 'Who am I?' The objectives are to: - Infer and articulate assumptions about and aspirations for the human self and human society that are stated or implied in books which have had widespread and lasting influence in Western Civilization and in the Seventh-day Adventist Christian tradition. - Compare, contrast, and evaluate the assorted visions of self and society contained in these books. - Construct an account of who he or she is, how this identity came to be, and how the vision of self and society in this account compares and contrasts with those contained in the books we read together.
9/2005 - 12/2005 Doctrinal Studies
This was taught at Pacific Union College as a 3-credit (3 hrs a week) course. The objectives of the course are: - To engage in an in-depth study of the nature and purpose of Christian doctrine and the doctrines of inspiration and revelation, God, humankind, sin, and the remedy for sin. - To come to a clear understanding of who God is, how God communicates with humanity, and what God?s will is for humanity. - To lead the students to commit to a God-centered life based on a deeper understanding of God and his will.
9/2005 - 12/2005 Ellen G. White and Adventism
This was taught at Pacific Union College as a 2-credit (2 hrs a week) course. This course examines the Biblical teaching on the gift of prophecy, of the Millerite movement, and of Ellen G. White and her role in the early history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
9/2005 - 12/2005 Postmodernism
This was taught at Pacific Union College as a 3-credit (3 hrs a week) course. It examines the phenomenon of postmodernism and how Christianity can respond and reach out to the postmodern culture. First, we define and describe postmodernism in its historical context. Second, we examine the opportunities and challenges that postmodernism presents to Christians. Third, we discuss how the Christian church can impact the postmodern world in specific ways. Included in this discussion will be ways for the Adventist church in particular to reach out and be meaningful to the postmodern generation. Ultimately, we arrive at (1) a clear understanding of postmodernism and (2) concrete proposals for a new kind of Christianity & Adventism that is relevant and meaningful for the postmodern world.
9/2005 - 12/2005 World Religions
This course was taught at Pacific Union College as a 3-credit (3 hrs a week) course. The objective of the course was to engage in an in-depth study of the nature so that the student will: - Demonstrate a capacity to use the concept of culture as an analytic tool for understanding religious traditions - Demonstrate acquaintance with basic concepts employed in the field of Religious Studies, e.g., Creed, Code, Cultus, Community, Character, History or Cultural Tradition, and Transcendence or the Sacred - Demonstrate a beginning acquaintance with the histories and contemporary manifestations of several great religious traditions, including a capacity to recognize and properly use basic terms from each of these traditions - Develop a personal stance regarding these traditions in relation to his or her own religious commitments
Interactive Teaching
 
9/2005 - 6/2006 Advising Students
During the 2005-2006 school year at Pacific Union College, I served as the academic advisor to 17 theology and religion majors.
Instructional Prep of New Material
 
7/2007 - 8/2007 Christian Theology and Popular Culture
This course examines concepts and practices in popular culture from a Christian perspective. Students will reach understanding on how key themes and teachings of Christianity are expressed in popular culture and learn to examine these expressions analytically and critically. As a result, students will learn to engage with popular culture in a more judicious manner, informed by the beliefs and practices of Christianity.
1/2007 - 3/2007 Gospel of Mark
Gospel of Mark examines key passages and themes in Mark, with an exploration of its message for today.
1/2007 - 3/2007 Loma Linda Perspectives
Loma Linda University's heritage is rich with the interplay of religious, health care, and educational values. This course will review and explore that heritage from various perspectives. Loma Linda University has a mission to make people whole. This course explores the religious, educational and health care concepts which undergird that mission. Biblical, philosophical, historical, and sociological insights will be used to examine this University's development from a small hydrotherapy facility into a regional academic medical center and a health sciences university.
9/2006 - 12/2006 Spirituality and the Christian Health Professional
This is a course designed to introduce students to Christian spiritual practices and spiritual formation. Through this, it seeks to increase students? spiritual and religious self-awareness and assist them in the process of becoming reflective practitioners of their faith in the context of their ongoing educational experience and vocational life in the health professions.
8/2006 - 9/2006 World Religions
This is a course that studies the world's religions in the particular context of America, exploring sociopolitical and ethical aspects of the world?s religions through course readings, lectures, discussions, and audiovisual materials. Although I taught this course at Pacific Union College, there was a considerable amount of new preparation in order to make the course relevant for health care professional students.
3/2006 - 6/2006 American Denominations
This was taught at Pacific Union College as a 3-credit (3 hrs a week) course. This coure is a survey of major traditions in America. Includes both historical and theological dimensions of American religious identity, with a view toward broadening the contexts of Adventism
1/2006 - 3/2006 Personal Evangelism
Personal Evangelism - 01/09/2006 to 03/16/2006 This was taught at Pacific Union College as a 3-credit (3 hrs a week) course. The objectives of the course are: - To understand biblical and theological principles of personal evangelism - To evaluate basic evangelistic styles - To discover and develop the student?s own evangelistic style - To develop a personal witnessing strategy, including ways to create and strengthen relational bridges - To be able to make a competent presentation of the gospel and major teachings of Christianity and Adventism
1/2006 - 3/2006 Self & Society (Honors)
This was taught at Pacific Union College as a 4-credit (4 hrs a week) course. This course, as a distinctive honors course, asks students to develop deeper, better-informed answers than they have had previously to the question, 'Who am I?' The objectives are to: - Infer and articulate assumptions about and aspirations for the human self and human society that are stated or implied in books which have had widespread and lasting influence in Western Civilization and in the Seventh-day Adventist Christian tradition. - Compare, contrast, and evaluate the assorted visions of self and society contained in these books. - Construct an account of who he or she is, how this identity came to be, and how the vision of self and society in this account compares and contrasts with those contained in the books we read together.
9/2005 - 12/2005 Postmodernism
This was taught at Pacific Union College as a 3-credit (3 hrs a week) course. It examines the phenomenon of postmodernism and how Christianity can respond and reach out to the postmodern culture. First, we define and describe postmodernism in its historical context. Second, we examine the opportunities and challenges that postmodernism presents to Christians. Third, we discuss how the Christian church can impact the postmodern world in specific ways. Included in this discussion will be ways for the Adventist church in particular to reach out and be meaningful to the postmodern generation. Ultimately, we arrive at (1) a clear understanding of postmodernism and (2) concrete proposals for a new kind of Christianity & Adventism that is relevant and meaningful for the postmodern world.
9/2005 - 12/2005 World Religions
This course was taught at Pacific Union College as a 3-credit (3 hrs a week) course. The objective of the course was to engage in an in-depth study of the nature so that the student will: - Demonstrate a capacity to use the concept of culture as an analytic tool for understanding religious traditions - Demonstrate acquaintance with basic concepts employed in the field of Religious Studies, e.g., Creed, Code, Cultus, Community, Character, History or Cultural Tradition, and Transcendence or the Sacred - Demonstrate a beginning acquaintance with the histories and contemporary manifestations of several great religious traditions, including a capacity to recognize and properly use basic terms from each of these traditions - Develop a personal stance regarding these traditions in relation to his or her own religious commitments