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DI3703   Reading in Reformation and Early Modern Theology

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF Level 9

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: Lecture 11.00 am - 12.00 noon Tue, Seminar 11.00 am - 1.00 pm Thu (Classes held in Weeks 1-5 essay submitted in week 6)

This module involves close study of key texts of Reformation and counter-Reformation theology, setting these in the context of historical developments and noting the development of key theological themes and language. Texts will be studied chronologically, with attention paid to their contexts in the ecclesiastical developments and conflicts of the early modern period, as well as to their formative influence on the modern world. Students will be expected to read broadly in the primary texts, with specific readings assigned for closer attention.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you should pass DI2000

Co-requisite(s): While taking this module you should take DI3704

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 x 1-hour lecture and 1 x 2-hour seminar (x 5 weeks).

Scheduled learning hours: 15

Guided independent study hours: 135

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Prof M W Elliott