Dogmatics I

Dogmatics is the branch of theology which tries give an analytical reflection on Christian doctrine. The goal of this course is to present the teaching of the Church concerning these topics in their historical context in order to develop the ability to formulate the christian doctrine as relevant as possible for the present age.
The courses of the first semester are going about the self-definition of dogmatics, the doctrine concerning revelation, Holy Scipture, faith, God and His attributes, and the first part of anthropology.

Competences

Specific competences

The student will be able to analyze and interpret the content of the Christian faith, and can apply it on different fields of ministry.

General competences

After having acquainted with the main topics of dogmatics, the student will be able to confess the actuality of christian faith in the contemporary cultural medium.

Course structure

Total estimated time

Classroom study Course Seminar Practice
2 hours/week 1 1 0
28 hours/semester 14 14 0
Individual study Hours/sem
Total estimated time 128
Studying course notes and bibliography 65
Further documentation in libraries, electronic platforms, or on the field 25
Preparing essays, papers, or documentation 8
Personal tutoring 2
Total individual study 100

Examination

The student must know the main concepts of dogmatics, their biblical, historical and philosophical background, and must evaluate them in a relevant way.

Bibliography

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