Undergraduate Course: Jewish Christian Relations in Modern Times (REST10034)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||To chart the developments of Jewish-Christian relations since the French Revolution in order to enable a better understanding of the different levels of mutual interpretation. Attention will be paid to the social, political, literary and theological interpretations of Jews by Christians and of Christians by Jews. Concepts such as 'dialogue' and 'pluralism' will be problematised and examined in their historical and theological contexts. The geographical focus of this course will be Germany in the 19th and 20th centuries, broadening to the United States after World War II.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||By permission of the Course Manager.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Revision Session Hours 1,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Class presentation and leading the following discussion (20%); Essay (20%); Degree Exam (60%).
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- By the end of the course, students will be able to:-
- Demonstrate knowledge of major themes and works in the history of Jewish-Christian relations in modernity.
- Summarise key interpretive concepts of the relationship between Christians and Jews on a theological level.
- Demonstrate awareness of "relations" of Christians and Jews beyond theological conceptualisations.
- Critically discuss concepts such as "dialogue" and "pluralis".
- 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.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Hannah Holtschneider
Tel: (0131 6)50 8933
|Course secretary||Ms Joanne Hendry
Tel: (0131 6)50 7227
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