True Parents Theology
1. Department Introduction
The department of True Parents Theology seek to understand Heavenly Parents, who are the origin of universe, aims at systematically studying the words through teaching ideas, life, achievements, status, and values of Rev. Sun Myung Moon and Dr. Hak-Ja Han Moon who came as the messiah and savior of humanity and nurtures leaders with True Parents spirituality. To do so, education designed to experience the shimjeong of True Parents, education that can understand True Parents ideas, and education that can practice the will of True Parents at the pastoral and missionary sites are sought.
2. Degree Granted
Major Degree Spirituality Theology Master (Th. M.) Theology Ministry Master of Divinity (M. Div.)
Theology Doctoral (Ph. D)
3. Course Introduction
1) Master Common Required Courses
Required course Course Introduction Introduction to
True Parents Theology
Who are your True parents?
This question is a question that has been given to all who live in the age of Cheon Il Guk (CIG), and we should put the answer to the question as the beginning and the end of life prospects and realize it in various life relationships.
Through multi-disciplinary discourse of organizational theology, we aim to establish the value of the true parents academically and study the theories and realities of the heavenly kingdom to promote a full understanding of the true parents.
The role of citizens (religious people) as well as the government, regardless of the east and the west, is very important and can create a peaceful and just society through their cooperation.
The legitimate role and responsibility of various social co-operatives is important even in the realm of NGOs to create a good government, or our community.
Through sound partnership of civil society organizations, social responsibility to lead the co-prosperity to the God's country is emphasized.
Learn the basics of management methods and backgrounds necessary for leaders who will lead the future to practice logic development for regional problem solving and study the methodology of implementing them.
2) Master Required Courses
Major Required Courses Course Introduction Spirituality Introduction to
Cheon Il Guk
To blossom the original spirituality in our lives, we first explore the general concept of spirituality and the methods and domains of spiritual study. And while realizing True Parents spirituality which is the core of the spirituality that we should emulate, the course aims to study the concepts and reality of spiritual growth and life spirituality.
Furthermore, we examine the significance of spirituality in the settlement and completion of CIG.
Theology Introduction to
The purpose of this course is to achieve a structural and comprehensive understanding of True Parents by systemizing in the prospect of organizational theology the words and ideas of True Parents.
By doing so, the institution will foster the ability to interpret various topics of Christian theology from the viewpoint of True Parent theology, and further develop the ability to systematically study various issues within the True Parent theology itself in a consistent theological framework.
Ministry Theory of
Cheon Il Guk
The Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWP), a blessed family community centered on the True Parent's words and ministry, the purpose and function of the church is established, the mission and role of the pastoralists were endowed, the church were fully organized and the CIG can becomes more substantive when the pastors are properly engaged in the ministry service.
Therefore, through the words and ministry of True Parents, the theory of ministry in the period of CIG is established by describing the true character of pastors in the era of CIG through embodying the mission and role of the pastors.
3) Elective Courses for Masters and Doctorals
Majors Courses Spirituality A Study on the Korean Language of CIG, CIG Culture of Heart Study, Study of CIG Language Theory, the religious culture study of CIG Era, Religious Community Studies, Religion Social Studies, the Theory of Education of CIG, the Cheongpyeong History study, and the study of the principles of CIG life Theology Theology of Filial Piety Study, Christian Theory and True Parents Theory, Study of Unification Thought Theory of Original Image, Study of advanced Divine Principle , Study of True Parents Life Course, Study of the history of Unification Church, Study of CIG Constitution, Unification Theology of Religion, History of Western Philosophy in the Perspective of Unification Thought, Study of the CIG Mutual Existence, Mutual Prosperity and Mutual Righteousness, The Era of CIG and the Understanding the Bible I,II. Ministry Theory of Ministry Seminar, Ministry Counseling, CIG Missionary Theology, Missionary and NGO, Coaching and Ministry Leadership, Ministry Practice, National Messiahship in the Era of CIG
4. Credits and Graduation Requirement
1) Master Course
Major Required Major Electives Thesis Total Course Introduction to
Spirituality Introduction to
Theology True Parents
Ministry CIG Theory
Credits 9Credits 3 Credits 18 Credits 6 Credits 36 Credits
※ Common Required 9 Credits + Major Required 3 Credits + Major Electives 18 Credits + Thesis 6 Credits = 36 Credits
※ Thesis is mandatory for Theology, Spirituality Majors
※ Graduation possible for ministry majors with thesis or taking courses in place of thesis (2courses from major electives).
※ Refer to the booklet for further information on the exams, passing the major exams and foreign language exam.
2) Doctoral Course
※ Refer to the booklet for further information regarding major exams, foreign language exam, and other requirements for graduation.