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DR355D: SCOTTISH REVIVALS (2020-2021)

Last modified: 24 Jun 2020 14:40


Course Overview

This course will examine the manifestations of religious revivals in Scotland from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries within their economic, political, religious and social historical contexts. Firstly, it will explore the various traditions of revival that have emerged during the course of the previous 300 years. Secondly, it will review the historiography of revival studies and will consider the theories that surround religious movements. Thirdly, it will consider the timing and manner of these demonstrations of religious enthusiasm. Fourthly, it will analyse the people who were affected by revivals. Fifthly, it will investigate the effects of religious movements within the lives of the communities where they have been experienced. Finally, the course will appraise the significance of revival within the wider tradition of the Christian church in Scotland in modern times.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr K.S. Jeffrey

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

  • Programme Level 3
  • Any Undergraduate Programme

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 will examine the manifestations of religious revivals in Scotland from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries within their economic, political, religious and social historical contexts. Firstly, it will explore the various traditions of revival that have emerged during the course of the previous 300 years. Secondly, it will review the historiography of revival studies and will consider the theories that surround religious movements. Thirdly, it will consider the timing and manner of these demonstrations of religious enthusiasm. Fourthly, it will analyse the people who were affected by revivals. Fifthly, it will investigate the effects of religious movements within the lives of the communities where they have been experienced. Finally, the course will appraise the significance of revival within the wider tradition of the Christian church in Scotland in modern times.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 25 - 34, 38 - 40

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 34 Feedback Weeks 36

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Word Count 2500
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Distinguish the various theories of revivalism
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Explain the effects of revivals within the communities where they are experienced
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Identify the main traditions of revival in Scotland
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Analyse the composition of those affected by revivals
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Appraise the significance of revivals within the tradition of the church in Scotland
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Interpret the factors that influence the timing and manner of revivals

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 50
Assessment Weeks 30 Feedback Weeks 32

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Word Count 2500
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Identify the main traditions of revival in Scotland
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Analyse the composition of those affected by revivals
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Appraise the significance of revivals within the tradition of the church in Scotland
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Interpret the factors that influence the timing and manner of revivals
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Distinguish the various theories of revivalism
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Explain the effects of revivals within the communities where they are experienced

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Word Count 4000
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Identify the main traditions of revival in Scotland
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Distinguish the various theories of revivalism
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Interpret the factors that influence the timing and manner of revivals
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Analyse the composition of those affected by revivals
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Explain the effects of revivals within the communities where they are experienced
ProceduralAnalyseThe students will learn to Appraise the significance of revivals within the tradition of the church in Scotland

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