Modern Christian Thought|
Fall 2016 not offered
|Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory|
|Course Cluster: Christianity Studies|
This course will provide an introduction to the field of Christian thought by exploring the relationship between conceptions of God and conceptions of selfhood, from St. Augustine through liberation, feminist, evangelical, process, and eco-theologies. How do the ways people think about God reflect, support, or interrupt the ways they think about the human subject? And what sorts of ethics, communities, and political decisions do these models underwrite?
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-Phil/Reli)(COL)(CSCT)(RELI-MN)(RELI)(SISP-Reli Conc)
St. Augustine, CONFESSIONS
Dietrich Bonhoeffer, LETTERS AND PAPERS FROM PRISON
Teresa of Avila, LIFE
Catherine Keller, THE FACE OF THE DEEP
Monica Coleman, MAKING A WAY OUT OF NO WAY
James Cone, A BLACK THEOLOGY OF LIBERATION
Angela of Foligno, MEMORIAL
Ivone Gebara, LONGING FOR RUNNING WATER
Mary Daly, GYN/ECOLOGY
Selections from Martin Luther, John Calvin, Martin Luther King, Jr.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Journal entries for each class (journals collected and graded 5X per semester), one midterm exam, one final paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course fulfills the "Historical Traditions" requirement for the Religion Department major.
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