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M.A in Theology

Faculty of Theology

  • THO6301 - Special Topics in Theology I

    A course whose content can vary, and which is renewed periodically, dealing with a specific theological matter.

  • THO6302 - Special Topics in Theology II

    A course whose content can vary and which is renewed periodically, dealing with a specific theological matter.

  • THO6303 - Special Topics in Theology III

    A course whose content can vary and which is renewed periodically, dealing with a specific theological matter.

  • THO6304 - Theology in the 21st Century

    The main historical landmarks of the theological world through the 20th and 21st centuries. The place and role of theology and theologians in a post-modern society. The main questions and debates in theology today. The relation between theological discourses and their expression in relation to cultures.

  • THO6305 - The Bible: How it Came to Be and its Scientific Interpretation

    The coming together of the biblical text (Old and New Testaments) over a period of nearly a thousand years. Birth of the canon and the issues related to this question. Theoretical and practical grasp of the main scientific methods used today in exegesis (historical-critical, narrative, socio-rhetorical, etc.).

  • THO6334 - Issues and Debates in Contemporary Ethics

    Exploring in depth the basic concepts of theological tradition with regard to Christian ethics, as well as the main questions related to ethical research in a contemporary context. Reflection on what is at stake with regard to the public relevance of the Christian ethical discourse in a pluralist and multicultural society.

  • THO6399 - Methodologies in Theology

    Various methodologies used in the main fields of theological research. Theoretical and practical aspects of writing a paper or a thesis: matters of research, defining the problem, a working hypothesis, choosing a method, bibliographical research, writing up the status questiones, etc.

  • THO6999 - Research Paper

    The research paper, approximately 40 pages in length, aims at a deeper understanding of a precise theological topic, with the help of pertinent methodological tools.

  • THO7999 - Master's Thesis

    The master’s thesis, about 100 pages long, must show that the student can work independently and in a rigorously scientific manner.