Undergraduate Course: Doctrine of Creation (THET10022)
|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 aim of this course is to study in historical and contemporary perspective Christian theological approaches to creation, particularly with reference to key primary sources. Attention will be devoted both to classical formulations and also to modern disputes which reflect issues in the science-religion dialogue.
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 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)
||Seminar presentation and participation 20%; essay 30%; degree examination 50%.
|No Exam Information
| To create a sense of the historical range of theological constructions of the world as creation; to foster an awareness of the leading issues governing contemporary constructions of these ideas; to increase the student's analytic and evaluative skills in theological thought; to promote skills of close textual reading; to enhance ability in literary and oral communication; to demonstrate an ability to identify key terms and their meanings; 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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