Undergraduate Course: Church, Sacraments and Ministry 3/4 (THET10001)
|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||The theology of the church and its ministry particularly in the context of the relationship of word and sacrament, relating these to contemporary issues facing the church and its ministry.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||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.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 27,
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)
||20% on seminar presentations and participation, 30% on an essay, 50% on degree examination.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||2:00|
| After successful completion of the course students
- should have gained an understanding of different models of the church in both historical and theological perspective.
- should have gained an understanding of different approaches to Christian worship with particular regard to the relationship between word and sacrament.
- should have gained an understanding of different aspects of contemporary ministry in relation to prior theological understandings of the church and its worship.
- should be able to read critically and comment upon a number of important texts in the designated areas of study.
- should be able to relate the study of historical/theological texts to issues of concern in the contemporary church and its ministry; relate reflection upon the services of worship attended (and worship generally) to the theological texts studied in the course.
- should have enhanced the development of their presentational and communication skills in a small group setting.
- should be able to demonstrate an ability to identify key terms and their meanings.
- should be able to demonstrate good judgement about how to judge the relative importance of items on course bibliographies.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof David Fergusson
Tel: (0131 6)50 8912
|Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900
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