RE-Vision Day 2018

Date:

October 20th

Time:

9:00am - 15:30pm

Location:

Loftus Halls

Update 19/10/2018: Unfortunately, due to a technical issue, this event has now been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience caused


Leaving Certificate Religious Education Exam Preparation Day

- New insights & fresh ideas

- Meet professional Theologians

- Friendly & supportive academic staff


PUGIN HALL: COFFEE, REGISTRATION AND WELCOME

9.00 Registration

9.45 Introduction to the Day (sessions will take place in Loftus Halls on the South Campus of St Patrick’s College)

PART 1

THE SEARCH FOR MEANING & VALUES

10.00 - 10.45 The Quest for Meaning, Dr Michael Shortall

10.50 - 11.35 The Response to the Quest, Dr John Paul Sheridan

11.40 - 12.25 Concepts of God, Dr Noel O’Sullivan

12.30 - 1.15 LUNCH

Participants will be able to meet academic staff and graduate students during lunch

PART 2

FOUR SEMINARS RUNNING SIMULTANEOUSLY

AT 1.20 – 2.00 / REPEATED AT 2.05 – 2.45

Christianity: Origins & Contemporary Expressions, Dr. Neil Xavier O’Donoghue

World Religions, Dr Patrick Claffey

Moral Decision-Making, Dr Kevin O'Gorman

Worship, Prayer and Ritual, Prof. Liam Tracey

PART 3

PRESCRIBED TITLES FOR PRACTICAL COURSEWORK 2019

THREE SEMINARS RUNNING SIMULTANEOUSLY AT 2.50 – 3.30PM

Religion and Gender

- The connection between the understanding of God/gods/the transcendent and the roles men and women perform in Buddhism and Hinduism today (Dr. Patrick Claffey)

- A profile of the role played in salvation history by either one man or woman whose life story and faith is described in the Hebrew Scriptures (Ms. Ann Guinee)

The Bible: Literature and Sacred text

- Storytelling is an important feature of Bible literature. An investigation into the evidence for for this statement making reference to the Book of Job in the Hebrew Scriptures and one of Jesus’ parables in the Gospels. (Dr. Jeremy Corley)


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