PACIFIC LUTHERAN COLLEGE
H ICH SC HOOL COU RSES The descriptive summaries that follow are designed to constirute both a record of the courses acrually given in 1940-4 1 and an announcement of what will be offered in 1941-42. The teachers are listed by departments in accordance with the division of the teaching load in 1940-4 1, and rhe courses which were actually given during the year have the names of the respective instructors attached.
Christia nity ( B ible Study )
Mr. H. G. RONNING, Assisted by the COLLEGE PASTOR
Because the Bible u the most important book in the world, and because a knowledge of its contents is essential, not only to all true education and culture, but to temporal and eternal happiness, courses in it are made an integral part of all curricula offered by the school. The aim of the courses in Christianity is, rherefore, to acquaint the student with the riches of the Bible, to strengthen hi. faith, and, incidentally, to prepare him for the work of the Church. 1, 2. FUNDAMENTALS OF CHRISTIANITY
The fundamental doctrines of the Christian. faith srudied in the light of rhe Old and New Testaments. Other books on Christian doctrine for parallel reading.
Two semesters. Two credit hours
3. lNTRODUCTION TO THE BIBLE
An introduction to all the books of the Old Testament.
First semester. Two hours
4. INTRODUCTION TO THE BIBLE
the books of the New Testament.
Second semester. Two hours
5, 6. BIBLE BIOGRAPHY
A srudy of the great characters of the Bible.
Two semesters. Two hours
7, 8. HISTORY OF MISSIONS
The history of the Christian Church in terms of the activities of its mission足 ary heroes.
Two semesters. Two hours 9,
10. LUTHER'S CATECHISM
Students who desire to srudy the Lutheran Catechism may join the weekly class which rhe College pastor conducts for his catechumens in preparation for confirm a tion.
Throughout the 'Year. One two-hour session a week.
Rev. T. O. Svare
Commercial Bra nches MR. w. D. K. REID
I, 2, 3, 4. BOOKJ(EEPING
Individual instruction; general exercises, discussions, and drills.
Four semesters. Five or ten hours