Intercultural Theology

Department of Theology and Religion, School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion

College of Arts and Law

Details

Code 25143

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 10

Semester 1

Pre-requisite modules None

Other pre-requisites None

Module description

The module explores the identity of non-western variants of Christianity, their impact on western Christianity and on Christianity as a world religion. It follows and describes new trends in local and global Christian history and charts where theological tradition is being changed. The module asks how Christian theology can be discussed in the global village. The following topics will be addressed: Biblical exegesis and cultural factors; doing theology in various contexts; Christian history of the non-Western world; theological hermeneutics in a post-colonial situation.

Teaching and learning methods

The course will be delivered principally through interactive lectures.