Postgraduate Course: From diatribe to dialogue in Christian-Muslim relations (THET11040)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||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||This is a graduate-level course. Please confirm subject prerequisites with the Course Manager.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||4,000 word essay (75%)
weekly written reflection on texts for the PG seminars (25%)
|No Exam Information
| 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) been able to demonstrate the ability to develop and deliver a presentation for a seminar;
(4) have participated in constructive discussion and debate with other seminar members in a respectful manner.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Islam, Christianity, religion, dialogue, doctrine, interfaith.
|Course organiser||Prof Mona Siddiqui
Tel: (0131 6)50 7912
|Course secretary||Ms Joanne Hendry
Tel: (0131 6)50 7227
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