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CENTRE FOR LIFELONG LEARNING - CHRISTIAN STUDIES

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KL 102M / KL 152M
CRITICISM AND DEFENCE OF CHRISTIANITY
CREDIT POINTS 15

Course Co-ordinator: Dr L Clayton

Pre-requisite(s): None

Note(s): This course will run in 2012/13 as KL 102M.

The course will consider the range of criticisms advanced against the central elements of Christian Belief from the Enlightenment to the present day. Attention will be devoted to criticism of the traditional arguments for the existence of God, historical scepticism, the problem of evil, Freudian challenges and the secularisation thesis.

Workbook for self-study
1 one and a half hour audio-conferenced tutorial per fortnight.

1st Attempt: Continuous assessment (100%): 2 equally weighted essays of 2,000 words.

Resit: 2 essays if both original essays CAS 5 or below. If 1 original essay CAS 6 or above mark carried forward for that essay. New essay questions will be supplied.