Introduction to Theology

REL600
Fall 2016
MW 11:30am-12:20pm + section
Area: 
Area II
MDIV Requirements: 
Diversity, Theology
Professor: 
Permission Not Required
No Limit to Enrollment
Course Description: 

The aim of this course is for students to gain a working knowledge of the vocabulary, topics, and history of Christian theology, to spark their interest in theology, and to give them the beginnings of the theological literacy needed to take part in cultural contestations over religion, in church, and/or in their own decisions about faith and practice. No particular faith commitment or background is assumed. 

Background Expected: 

None

Course Requirements: 

Careful reading of 60-130pp/week, submission of classesv2 writing assignments, 3 short papers, 1 final paper (5-7 pages), attendance at section

Basis of Evaluation: 

Classesv2 assignments (10%), library assignment (10%), argument outline (10%), 3 short papers (30%), final paper (40%)