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DIVINITY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES

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DR 4085 / DR 4585
THESE THREE ARE ONE: INTRODUCTION TO THE CHRISTAIN DOCTRINE OF GOD
CREDIT POINTS 30

Course Co-ordinator: Professor T Greggs

Pre-requisite(s): Students of non-DRS subjects are required to get permission from the course coordinator prior to admission.

Note(s): This course will be available as DR 4085 in 2012/13.

The course involves a consideration of the development of the Christian doctrine of God and related themes from Scripture to the 20th century. It pays close attention to significant texts in the Christian tradition (including creedal statements, and the writings of Origen, Augustine, Barth, and others), and to discussions of the doctrine of the trinity. The course requires careful reading of key primary texts.

1 two-hour seminar (which includes an introductory lecture) and 1 one-hour tutorial per week.

1st Attempt: Continuous assessment; text review of 3,000 words (30%), essay of 3,000 words (30%); 1 three-hour written examination (40%).

Admission to the examination depends on the submission of all coursework and each item's assessment at CAS 6 or above.

Resit: 1 three-hour exam (100%).

Admission to the exam depends on the submission of all coursework and each item's assessment at CAS 6 or above.