Theology

Ocasys

Year 1:

Blok 1

Hebrew 1.

Theology: Concepts and Methods

  • Christ and Culture, by Richard Niebuhr (ISBN: 9780061300035)
  • Theology: The Basics, by Alister McGrath (third edition, ISBN: 9780470656754)

Blok 2

Hebrew 2.

Hebrew Bible and Ancient Judaism.

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.

Quranic Arabic 1. 

    • Answer Key to Alif Baa: Introduction to Arabic Letters and Sounds, Third Edition. Washington DC: Georgetown University Press (2010). Kristen Brustad, Abbas al-Tonsi en Mahmoud al-Batal ISBN: 9781589016347
      (Make sure you get the right edition)

Rituals in Theory and Practice.
Will be announced later

Spirituality and Secular Religion.

The readings for this class will be announced in the syllabus.

Blok 2

Christianity, Reformation-the Present.

Quranic Arabic 2. 

The Text Awakens.

The Sacred Image.
(Literature available in the RUG online library)

Blok 3

New Testament Exegesis.

Religion, Media and Popular Culture.
(Literature will be provided at the start of the course)

Religion and Politics. 

Blok 4

Islam.

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.

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.