CAS Ecumenical Studies 2018

Information

Period

September 2018 - January 2019
25 ECTS credits
254 Teaching hours
Fall semester

Language

English

Format

On-site

Contact

Location

Bossey

Registration

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Objectives

• Study the issues at stake in the ecumenical movement through an interdisciplinary approach linking theory and practice • Understand the nature of the ecumenical studies as well as their place in a local, national and international society • Strengthen knowledge on ecumenical biblical hermeneutics, ecumenical missiology, ecumenical social ethics and ecumenical theology • Understand the past, present and future challenges of the ecumenical debate • Become aware of interdisciplinary approach of the ecumenical studies • Find constructive solutions linking theory to practice • Integrate in an ecumenical reflection

Audience

Theologian, pastor and professional of other disciplines with a suitable level of theological literacy

Programme

An intensive one-semester of study, research and community life

5 compulsory modules: Core Course on the History of the Ecumenical Movement • Workshop on Intercultural Bible Study • Workshop on Practical Theology • Ecumenical Study Visits • Intensive Thematic Seminar

One module chosen out of the following: Ecumenical Biblical Hermeneutics • Ecumenical Missiology • Ecumenical Social Ethics • Ecumenical Theology

Director(s)

Prof. Ghislain WATERLOT, Faculty of Theology, University of Geneva and Prof. Ioan SAUCA, Ecumenical Institute of Bossey

Coordinator(s)

Dr. Ioan SAUCA, Ecumenical Institute of Bossey

Diploma delivered jointly with

University of Geneva, Ecumenical Institute of Bossey

Admission criteria

University bachelor’s degree certificate in Christian theology, or in a closely related discipline.

Number of participants

Max. 40 participants

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