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Undergraduate Course: Vocation, Ministry, and Theology (THET10043)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Divinity CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) Credits20
Home subject areaTheology and Ethics Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe course will examine the theology of call, vocation and ministry, whether lay or ordained, within the Christian community. It is designed to help students to reflect more deeply on a range of theologies which underpin different aspects of Christian ministry with a view to beginning to identify the $łoperative&© theology that informs their sense of ministry.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements It is recommended that students have passed 60 credits of Level 8 courses in the School of Divinity or have permission of the Course Manager.
Additional Costs None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesBy permission of the Course Manager
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?Yes
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2011/12 Semester 2, 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, Tuesday, 11:10 - 13:00, Zone: New College. Senate Room
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours:Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)2:00
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate understanding of some of the key dimensions of the Theology of Ministry $ś its material content and its relationship with context and wider church doctrine.
2. Engage critically with some biblical and contemporary sources.
3. Demonstrate the ability to develop and deliver a presentation for a seminar.
4. Participate in constructive discussion and debate with other seminar members in a respectful manner.

5. Demonstrate the ability to consider the implications of a Theology of Ministry for the development of Christian Church life at local and national levels.
Assessment Information
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
KeywordsVMT
Contacts
Course organiserDr Cecelia Clegg
Tel: (0131 6)50 8943
Email: C.Clegg@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Joanne Cannon
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900
Email: j.cannon@ed.ac.uk
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