Theology incl. PTHU


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).
      (Correct edition is not available on, ask the teacher)
  • 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.

Practical Theology.

Blok 4

New Testament.

Religion and Philosophy.

Year 2: 

Blok 1

Christianity: Constantine-Reformation.

Quranic Arabic 1.

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.

Blok 3

New 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



Year 3:

Blok 1

Historical Theology.

  • De libertate christiana / Von der Freiheit eines Christenmenschen (1520), in: Martin Luther Studienausgabe, ed. H.-U. Delius, vol. 2, Berlin 1982 (Repr. 1992). M. Luther

Theological Ethics.

Blok 2

Biblical Theology.

Intercultural Theology.

Blok 3

Lived Religion: Reading Case Studies.

Contested Humanity.

    • “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.