Faculty of Arts
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
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Previously coded HSY1200
This unit explores the different ways God has been presented in the scriptures and traditions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The emphasis is on exploring the broad history of religious ideas and images about divinity from the time of the formation of the canon of classic sacred texts in each of these religions to modernity. It will consider how these ideas and images have related to specific situations in human experience at particular moments in history, as well as how they have been used both to support and to question an established religious, social and political order. The emphasis will be on how these teachings are lived out in practice as well as in theory.
Upon completion of this unit, students will be expected to:
Major essay (1750 words): 50% +Tutorial presentation (1000 words) and participation: 10%
Two hours of lectures and one hour of tutorials per week
This unit applies to the following area(s) of study