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Theology and Gender

Course
RT2320
Master’s level
7.5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-12380
Tuition
Full education cost: 11 000 SEK
First payment: 11 000 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees

Application closed

Study pace
50%
Time
Mixed time
Location
Location independent
Study form
Distance
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-12390
Tuition
Full education cost: 11 000 SEK
First payment: 11 000 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees

Application closed

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Summary

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About

The issue of gender and sexuality is central not only to public debate, but also to theology and religious studies. Over the past years a rich theological discussion has developed about gender, including biblical studies, historical theology, spirituality and constructive systematic theology.

This course aims at developing an understanding of the gender theological field, with forays into general gender theory as well. It treats sexuality, body, and mysticism from feminist, queer, and masculinist perspectives, using both historical and contemporary materials. As such, the course offers a deeper understanding of how these perspectives influence – and are influenced by – classical theological teachings on the divine, Christology, salvation, and the church.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

Bachelor?s degree or University studies equal to a Bachelor?s degree, including an approved Bachelor thesis of at least 15 credits. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 5/English A from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.

Facilities

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