Theology; Greek


Year 1:

Blok 1

Hebrew 1.

Theology: Concepts and Methods:

    • Christ and Culture (Harper Collins, 2002, 320 pp.). Studenten dienen te beschikken over een papieren versie van “Christ and Culture” (HarperOne, 2001).
  • Theology: The Basics (Wiley-Blackwell, 3rd edn 2011, 256 pp). NOTE: purchase access to the book within Perusall, via the link the NESTOR-module site.

Blok 2

Hebrew 2.

Hebrew Bible and Ancient Judaism.

  • The History of the Jews in the Greco-Roman World: The Jews of Palestine from Alexander the Great to the Arab Conquest, Taylor & Francis, 2003, Schäfer, 2003.
    (Available as ebook in the RUG online library)

Blok 3

Old Testament Exegesis.

Psychology and Sociology of Religion. 

  • Several other articles, which will be available as ebooks in the RUG online library. The readings for this class will be announced in the syllabus.

Blok 4

New Testament.

Religion and Philosophy.

Year 2: 

Blok 1

Christianity: Constantine-Reformation.

Greek 1. 

  • Logos. Charles Hupperts, Simon Veenman ISBN: 9789087711016

Blok 2

Christianity, Reformation-the Present.

Greek 2. 

Blok 3

New Testament Exegesis.

Religion, Media and Popular Culture.

Religion and Politics. 

    • Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism. Siedentop, Larry. ISBN: 978-0141009544

Blok 4


Ethics and Secularity. 

Year 3:

Blok 1

Quranic Arabic 1.

Spirituality and Secular Religion.
– The readings for this class will be announced in the syllabus.

Blok 2

Quranic Arabic 2.

    • Arabic through the Qur’an. Cambridge: The Islamic Texts Society (2005). Alan Jones ISBN: 9780946621682

Law and Religion.

Religion, Space and Place.

Blok 3

Lived Religion: Reading Case Studies.

Contested Humanity.

    • Bioethics: A Philosophical Introduction. Second edition (ebook available via UL). Stephen Holland ISBN: 9780745690605
    • “Redeeming the ‘Human’ through human rights. Talal Assad
    • ‘The Cyborg Manifesto’ in Donna Haraway, Simians, Cyborgs and Men (London: Free Association Books 1991).(available on the internet). Donna Haraway
    • The Origins of Totalitarianism. Hannah Arendt
  • Parts of Posthumanism,Cambridge: Polity Press 2014. Pramod K. Nayar

Check the course guide / ocasys to be sure

Blok 3&4

Bachelor thesis.

Ba Thesis Seminar Lived Religion.

Ba Thesis Seminar Impact of Religion.

Ba Thesis Seminar Origins of Religion.

Blok 4

Lived Religion: Academic Debates.

Cultural Impact of Religion.

The Afterlife of Bibl. Texts and Figures.