Class Preparation, Participation, and Presentation 30% Final Essay: 70%
The aim of this module is to familiarize students with a variety of contemporary issues or questions in systematic theology and to practice the art of analysing and evaluating the various theological positions on these issues.
- — Enumerate and describe a set of contemporary theological issues/questions/debates.
- — To explain what the deeper issues at stake are in a particular question/debate.
- — Defend any position on a question, regardless of one’s personal opinion on the matter.
- — On Religious Pluralism (T. Tilley, G. D’Costa, and P. Schmidt-Leukel)
- — On the Church and sin (K. Rahner, Y. Congar, C. Journet)
- — On the Economic and Immanent Trinities (K. Rahner and Y. Congar)
- — On the local and unviersal Church (Ratzinger and Kasper)
- — On Universalism (Balthasar and Scheffczyk)
- — On Christ's Beatific Vision (White and Weinandy)