Humans have different systems of beliefs, knowledge, values and traditions. The study fields of religion, social and political studies support these systems of beliefs and help us to understand ourselves as both individuals and members of various groups.
In a democratic and multicultural society, people need to understand multiple perspectives that derive from different cultural vantage points. This understanding will allow them to relate to fellow human beings.
Certificate courses in a variety of theological topics equip spiritual leaders to manage effectively and offer them specific skills training in counselling and ministry.