Undergraduate Course: Christian-Muslim Relations: diatribe, discourse and dialogue (THET10050)
|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 looks at some of the most critical historical and contemporary discussions between Christians and Muslims on faith and doctrine.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
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)
||Please contact the School directly for a breakdown of Learning and Teaching Activities
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Essay (2,500 words) - 40%.
Seminar - 10%.
Exam - 50%.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||2:00|
| On successful completion of this course, a student will have:
(1) understood some of the key issues which shaped the discourses between Christians and Muslims from the 8th/9th centuries to the modern period;
(2) engaged critically with primary texts and by judicious use of secondary sources, learnt to appreciate the continuing importance of understanding theology in an inter-religious context;
(3) deepened their knowledge of Christian and Muslim theologies through writing one class essay using primary and secondary literature and 3 essays in the exam using similar tools;
(4) enhanced class engagement through presenting to their colleagues one prepared oral seminar, participated constructively in discussion and shown ability to appreciate class and lecturer feedback to improve their written seminar;
(5) gained a much deeper and more nuanced insight into the varying modes and themes of discussion between Christian and Muslim scholars and its relevance today;
(6) demonstrated an ability to identify key terms and their meanings;
(7) demonstrated good judgement about how to judge the relative importance of items on course bibliographies.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof Mona Siddiqui
Tel: (0131 6)50 7912
|Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900
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