lreli1332  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

5 credits
30.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2017-2018 !

Main themes
The course will address issues related to belief, in its epistemological, religious, but also specifically Christian aspects. On the first aspect, the course will introduce to the epistemology of religious beliefs. On the second, it will present the problem of the relations between faith and religion. On the third, it will address the notions of lumen fidei, of theological virtue, and of dogma.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


At the end of this course, the student will be able:

-   to discern the object and the method of fundamental theology as an integral part, but also critical function and elucidation of theology;

-   to learn to reflect on the problems posed by the articulation between theology and the sciences of religions, between internal and external approach of the religious fact;

to be familiar with the fundamental theological notions of faith, magisterium, dogmas, and with the strengths and limitations of the various recent types of fundamental theology.


The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
From a perspective that is both historical and thematic, this course focuses on the question, 'what do you believe?' There will also be questions about the relationship between faith and religion.
Evaluation methods
Evaluation: lecture files and oral examination
Other information
Support: course plan, bibliography and course summaries
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in religious studies