Hermeneutics THL514 (Master of Theology) is being taught at United Theological College in 2018 Session 1 by Gerard Moore.
The subject is an identified scholarship subject with UTC in 2018. For more information about our UCA scholarships please contact [email protected]
Hermeneutics explores some major approaches to truth and knowing in contemporary theology. It addresses the interpretation of texts, the location of the knower, and the relationship between epistemology, practice and Christian spirituality. It draws on the history of hermeneutics, as well as contemporary work in post-liberal theology, liberation and virtue epistemology, and mystical theology. The subject is designed to undergird advanced theological studies, by equipping students with the capacity to reflect critically on questions of truth and knowing in theological inquiry.
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
The subject will cover the following topics:
Following Module 1, this subject is designed to be flexible in the usage of subsequent modules. It is envisaged that in addition to Module 1, at least two of the remaining four modules would be addressed in the delivery of the subject, allowing for the specialist interests of students and teaching faculty. Module 1: Hermeneutical knowing
Module 2: Ecclesial knowing
Module 3: Transformative knowing
Module 4: Spiritual knowing
Module 5: Contemporary questions