Course Description

We all want to make sense of life, of who we are and why we are, of the relationship of our deepest beliefs about faith, hope, and love to the rest of life, personally and publicly.

This course will challenge us to move beyond the fragmented sense of reality that seems in the air we breathe in the 21st-century, offering a more coherent vision of the whole of life, our labour and love, our work and worship; pushing against the dualisms that so easily entangle us, we will argue instead for a more seamless life in which all of life is holy because all of life matters to God.

Through conversations and lectures, films and short stories, we will explore the coherence of the cosmos and of our place in it, by grace forming the eyes of our hearts to see more seamlessly the world that is really there.


Dr Steven Garber

Associate Lecturer

Dr Steven Garber is always at work to understand the relationship of belief to behaviour, personally and publicly, focusing on the meaning of vocation for the common good. He was Professor of Marketplace Theology and Leadership (2017–2020) at Regent College, and Principal of The Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation, and Culture in Washington, D.C. He is also an advisor and consultant for a diverse range of institutions, including Demdaco Corporation, Mars Corporation, and Telos Group. Dr Garber completed his PhD in the Philosophy of Learning at Pennsylvania State University and is author of several publications, including Visions of Vocation: Common Grace for the Common Good.
  • Location

    Online via Zoom (Live)
    with Blended Learning

    * On-site at BGST:
    50 Kallang Pudding Road,
    #07-01, AMA Building,
    Singapore 349326

  • Dates & Times

    Sep: 2, 16, 23

    Oct: 7* (9:00am-3:00pm)
    9*, 11* (7:30-9:30 pm)

    Registration Close Date:
    Aug 30, 1023

Course curriculum

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    Assignment Submissions

    • Major Assignment

    • Theological-Cultural Interaction Assignment

    • Discretionary reading and research