Undergraduate Course: Practical Theology 2 (THET08009)
||School of Divinity
||College of Humanities and Social Science
||Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
|Home subject area
||Theology and Ethics
||Other subject area
||Taught in Gaelic?
||The course will introduce students to the study of Christian life and practice through practical theological approaches. Students will consider Christian life and practice within the context of the church as a reconciling, worshipping, and engaged community. Different models of theological reflection on practice will be explored.
Students will also be introduced to the ways in which practical theology relates to, and interacts with, other disciplines including sociology and psychology.
Information for Visiting Students
||Visiting students should usually have at least 1 introductory level Divinity/Religious Studies course at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this) for entry to this course. We will only consider University/College level courses.
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Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2010/11 Semester 2, Available to all students (SV1)
||WebCT enabled: Yes
|New College||Lecture||1-11|| 12:10 - 13:00|
|New College||Tutorial||1-11|| 12:10 - 13:00|
|New College||Lecture||1-11|| 12:10 - 13:50|
||Week 1, Monday, 12:10 - 13:00, Zone: New College. Martin Hall |
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||2:00||3 x 8 sides|
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||2:00||3 x 8 sides|
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|By the end of the course students should be able to:
- Describe key features of Christian life and practice in building reconciled communities, in worship, and in engagement in society.
- Analyse case studies of Christian reconciling, liturgical, engaged life and practice.
- Engage in theological reflection on life and practice in the study of the Christian church.
- Give an inter-disciplinary account of the church as a community of practice.
|Assessment will consist of:
1. Reflections of 300-400 words (1 side of A4) on weekly tutorial text (20%).
2. Essay of 2,000-2,500 words (20%).
3. Two hour examination (60%).
In order to pass this course, you must obtain a minimum of 40% in each of the above assessed components.
||Dr Cecelia Clegg
Tel: (0131 6)50 8943
||Mrs Joanne Cannon
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900
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