Undergraduate Course: Homiletics 3/4 (THET10008)
|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||An advanced course in preaching with special attention to hermeneutical, theological, practical and contextual issues.
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.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 10,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||20% Seminar presentation and participation
50% Degree Examination
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||2:00|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of the liturgical, pastoral and public contexts of preaching.
- Demonstrate the ability to exegete specific genres of biblical texts appropriately for preaching.
- Outline and evaluate the different approaches to preaching found in the 'new homiletic'.
- Evaluate preaching form and content.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof Jolyon Mitchell
Tel: (0131 6)50 8922
|Course secretary||Dr Jessica Wilkinson
Tel: (0131 6)50 7227