This unit will enhance students’ ability to engage theologically with literature, deepening their capacity for mature and close reading of texts, and thereby for a more informed and critical reading of culture.
Unit code: CT9038W
Unit status: Approved (New unit)
Unit level: Postgraduate Elective
Unit discipline: Systematic Theology
Proposing College: Whitley CollegeShow when this unit is running
Identify key themes and content in literature.
Engage theologically and critically with literature in various contexts.
Evaluate ways people seek and communicate meaning through literature.
Demonstrate critical connections between literature, theology, and the life of faith.
Formulate research criteria and methodologies relevant for pursuing postgraduate-level research in theology and culture.
This unit builds on and applies hermeneutical and theological skills gained in foundation units in CT and BA or DM units to the reading of fiction.
Prerequisites 48 points in CT and 24 points in BA or DM
The subject could combine a lecture with tutorials, or be run as a seminar-style subject, depending on enrolments. It could involve a combination of pre-reading, lecturer/tutor presentation, assessed in-class student presentations, in-class discussions.
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Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 13 Oct, 2020
Unit record last updated: 2020-10-13 15:04:39 +1100