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DR452B: MAJOR THEMES IN CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

Christian theology involves close reflection upon the substantive claims of the Christian faith, their interconnections and their historical development. This course invites students to detailed exploration of one or more major themes in Christian doctrine by engaging primary texts in the context of lively seminar discussion and debate.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Paul Nimmo

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Programme Level 4

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course invites students to extended critical reflection on the form and substance of a range of key topics in Christian theology.  By way of extensive analysis and seminar discussion of important historic and contemporary texts, we will investigate the form and content of one or more major Christian doctrines, e.g., Christology, Trinity, the doctrines of salvation, ecclesiology, creation and providence, eschatology.  In addition to exploring the substance, important formulations and debates which surround such doctrine, we will also consider both the historical development of Christian theology and its systematic character with a view to enhancing our understanding of the nature, responsibilities and craft of Christian theology as such.


Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 90
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Feedback

Feedback will be given by course instructors in the form of personal conversation with students in seminar, detailed written comments on all submitted written work, and detailed written feedback on seminar presentations.

Word Count 3000
Learning Outcomes
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Tutorial/Seminar Participation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
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Feedback
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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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