REvision Day for Students & Teachers

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REvision Day for Students & Teachers – Saturday 21st October 2017

  • Meet professional theologians
  • RE examination preparation
  • New insights and fresh ideas
  • Friendly and supportive academic staff

 

REGISTER THROUGH EVENTBRITE:
https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/revision-day-2017-tickets-37494187123

Cost: €35

Enquiries: admissions@spcm.ie or 01 708 4772

 

Programme for the Day 

PUGIN HALL: COFFEE, REGISTRATION AND WELCOME
9.00 After registration the 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 Expression, Catherine Punch
World Religions, Dr Patrick Claffey
Moral Decision-Making, Dr Padraig Corkery
The Bible: Literature and Sacred Text, Dr. Jeremy Corley


PART 3
PRESCRIBED TITLES FOR PRACTICAL COURSEWORK 2018
TWO SEMINARS RUNNING SIMULTANEOUSLY AT 2.50 – 3.30PM
F.2 Discrimination in Ireland; Poverty in Ireland; World Hunger
(Dr Suzanne Mulligan): An analysis of how the understanding of justice
and peace in a major world religion encourages its members to address
the structural causes of one of the issues listed above.


G.2 Sacraments are central to worship in some Christian traditions:
(Dr Andrew Meszaros): An evaluation of the evidence for this statement
making reference to the role sacraments play in worship for the members
of two Christian denominations.