Questions of religious sciences: reflections about christian faith

lteco2202  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Questions of religious sciences: reflections about christian faith
2 credits
15.0 h
Bourgine Benoît;
Main themes
In order to achieve these objectives, the instructor makes a critical presentation of certain central themes of the Christian faith (e.g. Scriptures, Christ and God, the human being in the world, the Church, etc.) in dialogue with the modernity. He/she shows how to distinguish the different language' levels, illustrating their respective relevance in our intelligence of truth. The basic awareness of the plurality of religious and laic approaches protects the discourse from close-mindedness, opening it to different traditions and to other approaches.

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

1 By the end of this course , the student should be able: - to confront him/herself in a personal and critical way with the reflection developed during the lectures about the Christian faith, and to argue his/her position, showing that he/she is conscious of the complexity of the questions at stake, also when confronted with various philosophical and religious traditions. - to clarify the complex relationship between Christian faith and modernity, paying attention to the different language' levels and to their relevance in the context of the reflection about the meaning of life.

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

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Human and Social Sciences

Master [120] in Sociology

Master [120] in Political Sciences: General

Bachelor in Sociology and Anthropology

Master [120] in Anthropology

Master [60] in Sociology and Anthropology

Master [120] in Political Sciences: International Relations

Bachelor in Political Sciences: General

Bachelor in Economics and Management

Master [120] in Public Administration

Bachelor in Business Engineering

Bachelor in Information and Communication

Master [60] in Political Sciences: General