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010110 VO Introduction to Catholic Theology I (2021S)

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

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Classes

The lecture is currently planned as an on-site course. However, due to the pandemic, the mode may be changed. - Should this be the case, students will find updated information here.
UPDATE 2/22/2021: Due to the pandemic situation, March 2021 units will be held digitally via Moodle (BigBlueButton).
UPDATE 5/5/2021: Examination regulations - see UPDATE "Type of performance assessment".


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Aims, contents and method of the course

The course “Introduction to Catholic Theology I” deals with main topics of Christian teaching and European thinking. It is focused on Theology and Christology. Both are developed in respect of Jesus of Nazareth who is the very foundation of Christian Theology and the essential link of Christianity to God’s eternal covenant with Israel, because he was a Jew, not a Greek or a Roman. That is why the course also deals with the Christian relationship to Judaism in history and present days, a relation heavy to bear for Jews because of Christian theology and its consequences. Since the 2nd Vatican Council this burden has been recognized at least, although it is still a very long way for Christian Theology to get along with Jesus as a Jew and Judaism as a partner for Christian thinking and teaching.
MAIN OBJECTS: Knowledge of the tasks, important topics, and methods of systematic theology as well as its inner connection to the historical and contemporary Judaism due to Jesus of Nazareth.
CONTENTS:
- Main issues of systematic theology
- Relation between Christianity and Judaism as a decisive fact for Christian self-evidence
- Main stages of ecclesiastical teaching as guidelines of theology in general
- Important thinkers of Christian history, their topics, coincidences, and arguments
- God's revelation through Israel and Jesus; the eternal covenant
- Theology in contemporary European society and its resistance to modern idols
METHOD: Oral lecture; Moodle platform summarizing each lecture; theological discussions

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam; no auxiliary means allowed

UPDATE 5/5/2021: The STEOP MODULE EXAM will be held on the posted exam dates as a present-written exam in Lecture Hall 6 at 3:00pm-6:00pm. Requirements for getting access to the exam are: 1.) Registration for the examination date 3-1 week before the date; 2.)Participation in the module examination as provided for in the respective curriculum (examinations of a single course are not taken as part of the module examination); 3.) presentation of a valid admission test to the examination supervisor (https://coronavirus.wien.gv.at/testangebote/); 4.) wearing an FFP2 mask during the entire time of being in the building of the University of Vienna and during the entire time of the examination; 5.) adhering to the distance rules during the examination in Lecture Hall 6 by taking an assigned seat (2 meters away from the nearest person); 6.) surface disinfection upon leaving the seat by the student.
Adhering to the distance rules during the examination in Lecture Hall 6 by taking an assigned seat (2 meters away from the nearest person); 6.) Surface disinfection upon leaving the seat by the student(s).
Students who wish to take a LEARNING EXAM of the lecture will also register for the same exam dates 3-1 week prior to the date; the lecture exam will be oral-digital and will last 15 minutes, with the exam day beginning at 8:00 a.m. After the registration period ends, registered students must select their 15-minute time range on TEMPUS (https://www.univie.ac.at/tempus/) 7-2 days before the exam. The day before the exam, enrollees will be sent a BigBlueButton link to take the exam.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of at least 50% of the topics of the course.
STANDARD OF EXAM: Achievement of at least half the number of points in the written final examination, which will consist of three parts at the current planning: multiple choice, one-sentence questions, and a short essay.
Assessment key: 100-87 points = 1; 86-75 points = 2; 74-63 points = 3; 62-50 points = 4; 49-0 points = 5.

Examination topics

Content of the course and of the book "Auf Wanderschaft", 104-282.

Reading list

● Begleitende Pflichtlektüre: Treitler Wolfgang, Auf Wanderschaft. Betrachtungen zum biblischen Glauben, 6. Aufl., Achínoam Verlag: Perchtoldsdorf 2014, S. 104-282.
● Literaturhinweise für freie, eigene Vertiefung (thematisch zugeordnet):
Balz Horst, Art. Offenbarung IV. Neues Testament, in: TRE 25, 134-146.
Boyarin Daniel, Border Lines. The Partition of Judaeo-Christianity, Philadelphia 2004, 37-73 und 151-201.
Chouraqui Jean-Marc, Gedanken eines Juden über Jesus, in: FrRu N.F. 9 (2002) 181-191.
Descartes René, Meditationes des Prima Philosophia / Meditationen über die Erste Philosophie. Lateinisch / Deutsch. Übersetzt und herausgegeben von Gerhart Schmidt, Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam Jun. 1986.
Grümme Bernhard, Die gegenwärtige systematische Theologie und das Judentum, in: FrRu N.F. 10 (2003) 264-273.
Herms Eilert, Art. Offenbarung V. Theologiegeschichte und Dogmatik, in: TRE 25, 146-210.
Heschel Abraham J., Tiefentheologie, in: Ders., Die ungesicherte Freiheit. Essays zur menschlichen Existenz. Aus dem Englischen übersetzt von Ruth Olmesdahl, Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag 1985, 97-105.
Herzgsell Johannes, Die Unbegreiflichkeit Gottes. Einige Bemerkungen zur negativen Theologie, in: Ders. / Perčič (Hg.), Religion und Rationalität, Freiburg-Basel-Wien: Herder 2011, 36-48 (= QD 244).
Himmelbauer Markus / Jaeggle Martin / Siebenrock Roman A. / Treitler Wolfgang (Hg.), Erneuerung der Kirchen. Perspektiven aus dem christlich-jüdischen Dialog, Freiburg-Basel-Wien 2018 (=QD 290).
Homolka Walter, Jesus von Nazareth. Im Spiegel jüdischer Forschung, Berlin-Teetz: Hentrich & Hentrich 2009.
Kasper Walter, Die Wissenschaftspraxis der Theologie, in: Handbuch der Fundamentaltheologie. Herausgegeben von Walter Kern, Hermann Josef Pottmeyer, Max Seckler. Band 4: Traktat Theologische Erkenntnislehre. Schlussteil: Reflexion auf Fundamentaltheologie, Freiburg-Basel-Wien: Herder 1985, 242-277.
Keel Othmar, Jerusalem und der eine Gott. Eine Religionsgeschichte, Göttingen 2014.
Kern-Ulmer Brigitte (Rivka), Art. Offenbarung III. Judentum, in: TRE 25, 128-134.
Marquardt Friedrich-Wilhelm, Das christliche Bekenntnis zu Jesus, dem Juden. Eine Christologie. Band 2, München: Kaiser Verlag 1991, 135-237.
Metz Johann Baptist, Glaube und Geschichte und Gesellschaft. Studien zu einer praktischen Fundamentaltheologie, Mainz: Grünewald Verlag 1977, 77-119.
Metz Johann Baptist, Messianische Geschichte als Leidensgeschichte, in: Ders., Mystik der offenen Augen. Wenn Spiritualität aufbricht. Herausgegeben von Johann Reikerstorfer, Freiburg-Basel-Wien: Herder 2011, 120-128.
Moingt Joseph, Die Christologie der jungen Kirche – und der Preis für kulturelle Vermittlung, in: Conc 33 (1997) 56-63.
Oosterhuis Huub, Jesus von Nazareth – ein jüdischer Lehrer, in: Dialog – Du Siach Nr. 103 (April 2016) 7-14.
Pesch Otto Hermann, Art. Thomas von Aquino (1224-1274) / Thomismus / Neuthomismus, in: TRE 33, 433-474.
Preuß Horst Dietrich, Art. Offenbarung II. Altes Testament, in: TRE 25, 117-128.
Salmann Elmar, Der geteilte Logos, Zum offenen Prozess von neuzeitlichem Denken und Theologie, Rom: Benedictina 1992 (Studia Anselmiana Band 111), 189-290.
Sanders E. P., Jesus, Ancient Judaism, and Modern Christianity: The Quest Continues, in: Fredriksen Paula / Reinhartz Adele (Hg.), Jesus, Judaism, and Christian Anti-Judaism. Reading the New Testament after the Holocaust, Louisville-London: Westminster John Knox Press 2002 (San Bernadino 2013), 31-55.
Seckler Max, Begriff der Offenbarung, in: Handbuch der Fundamentaltheologie. Herausgegeben von Walter Kern, Hermann Josef Pottmeyer, Max Seckler. Band 2: Traktat Offenbarung, Freiburg-Basel-Wien: Herder 1985,60-83.
Stosch Klaus von, Theologie als Wissenschaft, in: ET-Studies 7 (2016) 3-26.
Treitler Wolfgang, Der Blick auf die älteren Geschwister – Zur Bedeutung des Judentums für das Studium katholischer Theologie, in: Dialog – Du Siach Nr. 82, Jänner 2011, 10-17.

Association in the course directory

STEOP für 011 (15W), für 033 195 (17W) BRP 02 (STEOP) für alle Schwerpunkte, für 198 418 STEOP, auslaufende Studienpläne: Teil der STEOP für 011 (11W), 020

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