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Undergraduate Course: The Theology of Friedrich Schleiermacher (THET10038)

Course Outline
School School of Divinity College College of Humanities and Social Science
Course type Standard Availability Available to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken) SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) Credits 20
Home subject area Theology and Ethics Other subject area None
Course website http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/divinity/current-students-staff/undergraduate/handbooks-course-information Taught in Gaelic? No
Course description This course explores key themes in the theology of Friedrich Schleiermacher, engaging critically with his work and reflecting carefully on aspects of its critical reception and contemporary adequacy.
Entry Requirements
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: ( Christian Theology 1 (THET08006) AND Systematic Theology 2Bh: Dogmatic Theology (THET08001))
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements Or by permission of the Course Manager.
Additional Costs None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisites Visiting students should have at least 3 Divinity/Religious Studies courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses.
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2010/11 Semester 1, Available to all students (SV1) WebCT enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Location Activity Description Weeks Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
New CollegeLecture1-11 11:10 - 13:00
First Class Week 1, Monday, 11:10 - 13:00, Zone: New College. Room 1.07
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours:Minutes Stationery Requirements Comments
Main Exam Diet S1 (December)The Theology of Friedrich Schleiermacher2:0020 sides
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this course, a student will have:
(1) understood the key dimensions of the theological work of Schleiermacher $˙ its intellectual context, underlying concerns, and material content;
(2) engaged critically with Schleiermacher&ęs theological work both by way of close reading of primary texts and by judicious use of secondary literature;
(3) written an essay on an aspect of Schleiermacher&ęs theological work studied in the course, engaging with both primary and relevant secondary literature;
(4) presented in the seminar and participated in constructive discussion and debate with other seminar members in a respectful manner;
(5) considered the positive and negative implications of the theology of Schleiermacher for contemporary constructive work in systematic theology.
Assessment Information
The assessment will be based on:
10% - seminar presentation;
10% - seminar participation;
30% - essay of 2,000 words;
50% - degree examination.
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
Keywords Systematic Theology, Christian Theology, Friedrich Schleiermacher
Contacts
Course organiser Dr Paul Nimmo
Tel:
Email: paul.nimmo@ed.ac.uk
Course secretary Mrs Joanne Cannon
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900
Email: j.cannon@ed.ac.uk
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