St Mary's In-Depth Theology Course

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Syllabus with Links

  1. Ethics and Doing Theology Today
  2. Mainly Nineteenth Century Theological Liberalism (Schleiermacher, Ritschl, Harnack, Troeltsch)
  3. What Became Narrative Theology: Karl Barth (1886-1968)
  4. Theological Correlation: Paul Johannes Oskar Tillich (1886-1965)
  5. Towards God and Secular Theology: Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945)
  6. Pragmatism and the Supreme Sacrificial Ethic of Jesus: Karl Paul Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971)
  7. Demythologising and Keeping a Distinctive Christianity: Rudolf Bultmann (1884-1976)
  8. The Place of Theology, Religious Studies and Other Disciplines
  9. Anglican Controversy: Essays and Reviews
  10. Honest to God - John Robinson's biblical theology and his consequent view of God and Jesus
    Discussion during that meeting (relates to Thomism)
  11. The Myth of God Incarnate - Meanings of Myth
  12. Atheology of Don Cupitt: Phases and Biography
  13. Theology and Events around David Jenkins
  14. Some Church of England Doctrine Commissions
    Pause to Review Past and Intend Future
  15. Traditionalisms from the past - introducing Reason (Augustine of Hippo, Thomism, Anselm, and a look at Islam doing similar with Aristotle as Aquinas)
  16. Protestant Reformation Background
  17. Evangelicalism Today
  18. Oxford Tractarian Movement and Afterwards
  19. Early Closing: The Broadest of Theologies

  • Comprehensive: Hans Kung
  • After the Shoah and a Theology of Suffering: Jürgen Moltmann
  • Theologies of Liberation with Politics and Radical Education
  • Eco-Feminist theology: Sallie McFague and Rosemary Radford Ruether
  • Animal Theology: Andrew Linzey
  • Classics and Conversation: David Tracy
  • Faiths: John Hick and Exclusivists, Inclusivists, Pluralists and Universalists
  • Real Absence and Back to Transcendence: Raw, Cold Theology and the Poet
  • Postmodern Theology: Nihilist Textualism and Radical Orthodoxy


Adrian Worsfold