Postgraduate Course: Catholic Social Thought: The Common Good: from Rerum Novarum (1891) to Centesimus Annus (1991) (THET11041)
|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||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|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||This is a graduate-level course. Please confirm subject prerequisites with the Course Manager.
Course Delivery Information
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| After successful completion of this course, a student should 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 through engagement and contextualisation of a text, or a topic.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Catholic Social Teaching, Theology, Ethics, Labour, Justice, Marx. Liberation
|Course organiser||Dr Michael Purcell
Tel: (0131 6)50 8940
|Course secretary||Ms Joanne Hendry
Tel: (0131 6)50 7227