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Theology and Philosophy

Unit overview and content

This unit is designed to draw students into the intersection between the two disciplines, theology and philosophy, how they have functioned separately and conjointly throughout the history of scholarship in the West and the East.  The unit will challenge students to apply their understanding to the thinking of major scholars whose work is characterized by a conjunction of theology and philosophy. 

Study hours

10 hours per week for 12 week semester, comprised of:

  • At least one hour per week for online lectures.
  • At least three hours per week of reading.
  • At least six hours per week of directed study, including optional and assessable online activities.

Teaching methods

Online lectures; online activities; guided reading; scaffolded assessments; feedback on assessments. 

Type of Assessment and Weight

  • Essay (30%)
  • Discussion Forum (30%)
  • Research Essay (40%)
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