Lectures: 24 hours / Private study: 64 hours
Continuous Assessment: 40% / End of Semester Examination: 60%
- To introduce students to the philosophical and theological tradition of reflection on Divine Revelation in its various cultural settings.
- To appreciate the significant issues in answering critically for Christian Faith in contemporary secular culture.
- To underline the impact of various Church Councils in the understanding of Divine Revelation and Faith in their cultural contexts.
- To have a comprehensive understanding of the achievement of Dei Verbumand be able to discuss its significance as a foundation for addressing life situations in the light of Divine Revelation.
- To appreciate significant recent discussions of revelation that might enable theological discourse to respond to contemporary needs.
- — • To provide a theological synthesis of Divine Revelation and have an appreciation of how this has developed over time and in various cultural contexts.
- — • To articulate in a spirit of ecumenism a theologically informed understanding of Revelation in the circumstances of today.
- — .• To have a comprehensive appreciation of the achievement of Dei Verbum and see its relevance in responding to the changing conditions of human reality.
- — • To appreciate the hermeneutic interface between Scripture, Tradition, and Magisterium.
- — • To recognize the continuing relevance of Revelation to the new evangelisation of contemporary culture, particularly in the Irish context.