PG 464 Research in Theology: Historical and Methodological Approaches

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Module Level


Time Allowance

Semester 1. Alternate Mondays 16:00-18:00. Beginning 05.10.2020


Continuous Assessment: 100%

Module Aims

The aim of this course is to explore the dynamic of research in theology in its historical contextualization.

Learning Outcomes

  • This course is directed at enabling students to undertake independent research in theology.
  • It will focus on methodology and on an appreciation of the evolving nature of the discipline.
  • Particular emphasis will be placed on the various contexts within which Christian theology emerges, and the manner in which this has shaped the theological enterprise.


  • David F. Ford and Mike Higton, eds., The Modern Theologians Reader (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012).
  • Kate L. Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 8th ed. (Chicago: University of Chicago, 2013).