Theology and Literature
SCQF level 10
Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 30
ECTS credits : 15
Level : SCQF level 10
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
This interdisciplinary module is concerned with the diverse ways in which literature may serve as a text 'of' and 'for' theology. It will introduce students to a variety of theoretical approaches and then will focus on a range of key theological issues, which will be discussed in relation to a selection of 'great texts' from different genres and periods of literature, such as The Divine Comedy, Paradise Lost, Lyrical Ballads, In Memoriam, and Four Quartets.
Weekly contact: 3-hour seminar.
Scheduled learning hours: 33
Guided independent study hours: 267
As used by St Andrews: 3-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework = 50%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 50%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%