Postgraduate Course: Themes and Explorations in Jewish-Christian Relations (REST11013)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course charts 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.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|Prohibited Combinations|| Students MUST NOT also be taking
Jewish Christian Relations in Modern Times (REST10034)
||Other requirements|| This course is open to taught postgraduate students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 11,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Students are required to write a 4,000 word essay on an agreed topic.
|No Exam Information
| By the end of the course, students will be able to:-
1. critically discuss major themes and works in the history of Jewish-Christian relations in modernity;
2. confidently handle key interpretive concepts of the relationship between Christians and Jews on a theological level;
3. demonstrate awareness of 'relations' of Christians and Jews beyond theological conceptualisations;
4. competently discuss concepts such as 'dialogue' and 'pluralism'.
|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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