Undergraduate Course: Feminist Theology 3/4 (THET10024)
|School of Divinity
|College of Humanities and Social Science
|Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
|SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
|Home subject area
|Theology and Ethics
|Other subject area
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|An introduction to Feminist Theory and Scholarship in the areas of Biblical Interpretation and Systematic Theology. The course will focus on the work done by Feminist theologians from North Atlantic and Third World contexts such as Mujerista, Aboriginal and Womanist theologies, while studying issues such as spirituality, poverty, ecotheology and post-Christianity.
Information for Visiting Students
|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.
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Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|After successful completion of this course students should have
? A general understanding of the concept of patriarchy, and how it relates to Christianity
? A particular understanding of differences in perspectives and methodologies amongst feminists theologies
? An understanding of feminist hermeneutics
? A general knowledge of the most advanced forms of feminist theology, including sexual theologies, and how they differ from gender-based theologies
? A general insight of the main criticisms and an evaluation of the present debate on feminist theology
|In-course assessment is by 3000 word essay (30%) and seminar participation and presentation (10%). Final exam (60%)
|Prof Jolyon Mitchell
Tel: (0131 6)50 8922
|Ms Paula Kruyff
Tel: (0131 6)5