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010050 VO "Killers of Christ" (Gregor of Nyssa) and "People of the Convenant" (John Paul II). (2017S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 1 - Katholische Theologie

Details

Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 06.03. 11:30 - 13:00 (ehem. Hörsaal 48 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8)
Monday 20.03. 11:30 - 13:00 (ehem. Hörsaal 48 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8)
Monday 27.03. 11:30 - 13:00 (ehem. Hörsaal 48 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8)
Monday 03.04. 11:30 - 13:00 (ehem. Hörsaal 48 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8)
Monday 24.04. 11:30 - 13:00 (ehem. Hörsaal 48 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8)
Monday 08.05. 11:30 - 13:00 (ehem. Hörsaal 48 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8)
Monday 15.05. 11:30 - 13:00 (ehem. Hörsaal 48 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8)
Monday 22.05. 11:30 - 13:00 (ehem. Hörsaal 48 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8)
Monday 29.05. 11:30 - 13:00 (ehem. Hörsaal 48 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8)
Monday 12.06. 11:30 - 13:00 (ehem. Hörsaal 48 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8)
Monday 19.06. 11:30 - 13:00 (ehem. Hörsaal 48 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8)
Monday 26.06. 11:30 - 13:00 (ehem. Hörsaal 48 Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 8)

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

MAIN OBJECTS: Knowledge of the connections between Christian self-interpretation and its anti-Judaic effects as they have become real from the Christian beginnings to present days. This line of development allows to take a look at few counter-examples and at their fates.
CONTENT:
- Apologetics of early Christianity
- The teaching of Christ in the 4th and 5th century (Nicaea and Arius; Ephesos, Chalzedon, and Nestorios)
- The first Crusade and anti-Jewish agitation
- The Eucharist and the marking of Jews
- Reformation, missionary struggle for Jews, Christian disappointment, and anti-Semitic preaching
- The crisis of anti-modernism
- National Socialism: Christian consent (M. Schmaus, C. Schmitt), resistance (D. Bonhoeffer), and indecision
- After 1960: turnaround, recognition of Israel, “Theology after Auschwitz”, new ways of distinctive Christendom.
METHOD: Oral lecture in English; Moodle platform summarizing each lecture; reading and interpreting important text parts together; theological discussions

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral exam, no auxiliary means allowed

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Basic knowledge of the topics of the course
STANDARD OF EXAM: Distinct presentation of anti-Jewish positions and their evaluation as well as fundamental knowledge of main topics of Christian teaching in respect of their anti-Jewish implications.

Examination topics

Lecture, discussion of texts; E-learning (Moodle).

Reading list

Boyarin Daniel, Border Lines. The Partition of Judaeo-Christianity, Philadelphia 2004.
McDonald William J (ed.), The Catholic Encyclopedia. An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church. 15 vol., New York 1976.
Nirenberg David, Anti-Judaism. The Western Tradition, New-York-London 2013.
Simon Marcel, Verus Israel. A Study of the Relations between Christians and Jews in the Roman Empire AD 135-425, Oxford-Portland 1986 (reprint 2009).
Treitler Wolfgang, Über die Verzweiflung hinaus. Das Jahrhundert zwischen Stefan Zweig und Aharon Appelfeld, Göttingen 2015 (= Poetik, Exegese und Narrative 4), 11-30.
Vermes Geza, Christian Beginnings. From Nazareth to Nicaea, New Haven-London 2012, 177-199 und 223-244.

Association in the course directory

Die LV ist insbesondere für ERASMUS Studierende geeignet
für UF BA RK 14 , auslaufenden Studienpläne: für 011 (11 W), LV zu Wahlmodul I oder II, (freies) Wahlfach für 020

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