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Undergraduate Course: Paradise Lost? Christianity in the Pacific 1668-1999 3/4 (ECHS10013)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Divinity CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThe course will examine the history of Christianity in the Pacific in context of change and continuity over a period of three hundred years. Through an examination of primary sources drawn from diverse perspectives students will be encouraged to reflect critically on the nature, interpretation and significance of the encounter between European Christianity and the religions of the Pacific; the forms of Christianity which have emerged there; and the impact of religious change on Pacific societies.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs Pack of printed seminar readings circa 5
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesVisiting 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.
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
Students who complete the course should be able to:
Demonstrate a historical approach in interpreting primary evidence to provide information about the past and evaluating material on the basis of reliability and significance.
Analyse events by identifying causes and constructing empathetic explanations which reflect the complexity of factors which influenced them and the diverse perspectives of participants.
Construct analytic accounts of change and continuity and draw appropriate cross-temporal [diachronic] and geographic comparisons.
Reflect critically on the nature, interpretation and significance of the encounter between European Christianity and the religions of the Pacific and also on the forms of Christianity which have emerged there.
Demonstrate an ability to identify key terms and their meanings.
Demonstrate good judgement about how to judge the relative importance of items on course bibliographies.

Reading List
None
Additional Information
Course URL http://www.div.ed.ac.uk/
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsPLost
Contacts
Course organiserDr Sara Parvis
Tel: (0131 6)50 8907
Email: S.Parvis@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900
Email: Kate.Munro@ed.ac.uk
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