Developments in Christian Thought
In this course, students will learn about the methods, purposes and characteristics of theology as a field of inquiry and scholarship. The history of Christian theological thinking will be surveyed from the New Testament to the twenty-first century. Through a presentation of significant figures or schools of thought that have contributed and are contributing to theology, students will discover and deepen the various styles of theologizing. The pedagogical approach used in this course will be lecture-based but will include classroom discussions focused on specific readings and personal reflections. The assessment for this course is based on participation, periodic in-class and take home assignments and written essays.
Thursday, 1:30-4:20 p.m.