A Selective Defense of "Introduction to Christian Doctrine" Online: Disputatious Perspectives and Propitiating Pedagogy

From: Volume 6NS, Issue 1: Spring 2002 Pages 111-125


Should Christian colleges offer doctrine courses online? Both faculty and students raise questions regarding the compatibility of teaching doctrine with online formats for delivery. After setting the discussion in its proper context, this article presents four common objections to teaching doctrine online and answers these objections from the experience of teaching doctrine online. The three authors designed an online Introduction to Christian Doctrine course, and two of them teach it regularly.



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