The Bethlehem Institute of Peace and Justice at Bethlehem Bible College invites you to enroll in its fully online course beginning this September 2021
Introduction to Peacemaking and Justice in the Palestinian Context 1
This asynchronous, guided, online course, taught by Palestinian and international professors, explores fundamental concepts in peacebuilding and justice, the history of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict and present realities on the ground; Biblical theologies of peace; reflections on peace and justice from the perspective of Judaism and Islam; non-violence and peacemaking; the practice of sulha in Arab societies and how it relates to other models of reconciliation, and more.
The course may be taken for credit or audit by either students already enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs, or by non-traditional students. The course is offered internationally and to people of all faiths.
All the course material, including required reading, is located on the educational platform, Its Learning, which the Institute uses. The tuition is inclusive of reading assignments.
The tuition fee is determined on a per-credit basis. The rate for the academic year 2021/2022 is $495 ($165 per credit hour) for internationals and $240 ($80 per credit hour) for local and auditing students. The course is for 3 credits.
This course especially serves:
Those who are passionate about affirming the relevance and reasonableness of peacemaking in the world.
Those who desire to learn more about the Palestinian Christian experience – its joys and sorrows – in peacemaking.
Those who want to explore the holistic discipline of peacemaking and justice studies.
Find out more at www.bipj.org or direct your inquiries to Info@bipj.org.