Undergraduate Course: Catholic Social Teaching and the Common Good: from Rerum Novarum (1891) to Centesimus Annus (1991) (THET10051)
|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 socio-political context and impact of key documents in Catholic Social Teaching from Rerum Novarum (1891) to Centesimus Annus (1991).
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| 80 credits at Level 8 in the subject areas of Theology & Ethics or History of Christianity or by permission of the Course Manager.
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| After successful completion of this course, a student will be able to
- chart the development of Catholic Social Teaching from 1891-1991;
- display an ability to situate and critically engage with texts and their historical and social contexts;
- generate a relevant bibliography through a search strategy of relevant secondary literature;
- write an essay which displays critical, constructive and sympathetic skills;
- demonstrate an ability to identify key terms and their meanings;
- demonstrate good judgement about how to judge the relative importance of items on course bibliographies.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Catholic Social Teaching, Theology, Ethics, Labour, Justice, Marx. Liberation
||Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900