Postgraduate Course: Friedrich Schleiermacher's The Christian Faith (THET11029)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course offers the opportunity for sustained critical engagement with Friedrich Schleiermacher's The Christian Faith, one of the landmark works of nineteenth-century theology. The course will proceed carefully through this text, exploring its methodology and investigating a range of theological loci en route. At each stage, the course seeks to promote a critical yet constructive dialogue between Schleiermacher and alternative theological positions.
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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| On successful completion of this course, a student will have:
1) achieved a clear understanding of the overall structure of Schleiermacher's The Christian Faith and of its particular methodology;
2) gained a detailed knowledge of selected doctrinal loci as treated in The Christian Faith, along with their wider implications;
3) enhanced their critical ability to engage and evaluate the selected readings in the course of preparing for and participating in seminars;
4) developed their skills in both presentation and writing tasks in the course of the seminar discussions and the course assignment.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Systematic Theology, Christian Faith, Friedrich Schleiermacher
|Course organiser||Dr James Eglinton
Tel: (0131 6)50 8975
|Course secretary||Ms Joanne Hendry
Tel: (0131 6)50 7227