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360006 DR Biography and Theology: The way from Christian identity to a theological research project (2015W)

Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 08.10. 18:30 - 19:30 Seminarraum 1 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG
Monday 25.01. 08:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 2 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG
Tuesday 26.01. 08:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 2 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG
Wednesday 27.01. 08:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum 1 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG
Wednesday 27.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 5 (Kath) Schenkenstraße 1.OG
Thursday 28.01. 08:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 2 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG
Friday 29.01. 08:00 - 16:30 Seminarraum 2 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG


Aims, contents and method of the course

This interdisciplinary seminar is held for those who begin with their doctoral studies. Here we are going to discuss the connection between theology and biography concretely our identity as believers and theologians and the effect on our theological research. The interdisciplinary character of this seminar shows also the interconnectedness of different theological disciplines and methods.

Assessment and permitted materials

Active participation and reflection papers that develop the connections between personal motivation and the dissertation project and at the same time analyzing how this project is linked to different theological disciplines.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Clarification of the own dissertation-project and localizing it into theology as a whole; recognition of the biographical dimension in it and clarification of the personal motivation, by which the project will be pushed forward more effectively.

Examination topics

Seminar following the guidelines of Communicative Theology and the methodology of Theme Centered Interaction (TCI).

Reading list

Scharer, Matthias/Hilberath, Bernd Jochen: Kommunikative Theologie. Grundlagen - Erfahrungen - Klärungen, Ostfildern 2012

Association in the course directory

LV für Doktorats-/PhD-Studien

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