Methodology and Literature Course Part 1 – Eastern Christian Studies

This course is a preparation for writing a Bachelor thesis in Eastern Christian Studies. The first part of the course deepens the knowledge and use of the particular methods and theories regarding one of three perspectives of Eastern Christian Studies: Church History, particularly Patristics; Liturgics; or Ecclesiology.

Efter kursen förväntas studenten:

  • show a basic understanding of how theories of theology interact with methods of theology
  • demonstrate knowledge about theories and methods and how these can be applied when choosing a field for the coming Bachelors’s thesis
  • be able to read and interpret texts, with the methods provided in the course

Reservation för revidering av litteraturen.

  • Yaghjian, Lucretia B. , 2015. Writing Theology Well. A Rhetoric for Theological and Biblical Writers. . London & New York: Bloomsbury: Bloomsbury&T. T.Clark Ltd. (427 s.)

  • Mcdowell, Bill, 2002. Historical Research: A Guide for Writers of Dissertations, Theses, Articles and Books. New York : Routledge Taylor and Francis Group. (256 s.)

  • Evans , Robert & Mein, Andrew & Camp, Claudia V., 2016. Reception History, Tradition and Biblical Interpretation. Gadamer and Jauss in Current Practice (The Library of New Testament Studies) . Bloomsbury New York: Bloomsbury&T. T.Clark Ltd. (279 s.)

  • Kuzmanovic, Daniella & Bandak, Andreas , 2014. Qualitative Analysis in the Making. New York & London: Routledge Taylor and Francis Group. (202 s.)

  • Creswell, John W. & Creswell, J. David , 2018. Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches. London: Sage Publications Inc. (246 s.)

  • Day, Juliette J. , 2014. Reading the Liturgy. An Exploration of Texts in Christian Worship. London & New York: Bloomsbury: Bloomsbury T&T Clark . (166 s.)

  • Berger , Theresa & Spinks, Bryan D., 2016. Liturgy’s Imagined Past/s. Methodologies in the Writing of Liturgical History Today. . Collegeville Minnesota: Liturgical Press. (302 s.)

Schemat finns tillgängligt senast en månad innan kursen startar. Vi rekommenderar inte att du skriver ut schemat eftersom vissa ändringar kan ske.

Öppna schemat


A = Framstående, B = Mycket bra, C = Bra, D = Tillfredsställande, E = Tillräcklig, Fx = Otillräcklig, komplettering möjlig, F = Otillräcklig


  • Hemtentamen
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  • Seminarier

General requirements for university studies.
60 credits in Theology, including 30 credits at Introductory level, at least 15 credits in Eastern Christian Studies, and 15 credits at Intermediate level.

Completion of a course requires a minimum of 80% attendance at lectures and 100% attendance at seminars/group work and other assignments. Absence beyond that can be compensated by supplementing assignment(s) if the instructor finds it possible. In case of an absence of 50% or more, the course is considered as interrupted, even if assignments have been completed.

If a student due to disability has a decision from the EHS on special pedagogical support, the examiner shall, if necessary, adapt the examination and conduct the examination in an alternative way.

Fastställd av Ämnesföreträdarkollegiet vid Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm den 11 september 2019.