Undergraduate Course: The Theology of Karl Barth (THET10042)
|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||This course explores key themes in the theology of Karl Barth, engaging critically with his work and reflecting carefully on aspects of its scholarly reception and contemporary adequacy.
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
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| On successful completion of this course, students will have:
(1) understood the key dimensions of the work of Barth: its intellectual context, underlying concerns, and material content;
(2) engaged critically with Barth's work by way of a close reading of primary texts and by judicious use of secondary literature;
(3) considered the implications of the theology of Barth for contemporary constructive work in systematic theology;
(4) deepened their knowledge of an aspect of Barth's work through writing an essay engaging with both primary and secondary literature;
(5) enhanced their ability to present to their colleagues in the seminar and to participate constructively in discussion.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Paul Nimmo
|Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900