Ecumenical Theology

Unit code: CT3008L

Description

This unit is an introduction to ecumenical studies and the main traditions within the Christian church. It focuses on the most important ideas in ecumenical theology especially those that emerge from the bilateral dialogues, both regional and international. Special attention will be given to theological insights that challenge Lutheran theology to reflect on the problem of the reception and transformation of its Reformation heritage. Students will focus on the milestones in ecumenical theology under the following topics: Eastern Orthodox Christianity; Western Catholicism; Churches of the Reformation (other than Lutheran); The Reformed and Evangelical tradition; The Ecumenical movement; Vatican II, dialogues, and new challenges.

Discipline

Systematic Theology

Study level

  • Bachelor Level 3

Alternative study level

  • Bachelor Level 2

Prerequisites

  • At least 30 credit points in Field C—Systematic Theology (CT) is desirable

Details

Credit points: 7.5

Not available in 2017

Unit updated: 04/04/2017 8:31am