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Study Christian Thought and History at Otago

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Overview

Christian Thought and History is concerned with the growth and development of the Church from the first century to modern times and a critical exposition and analysis of Christian thought.

For further information, please see subject entries for Theology  and Religious Studies.

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Contact details

Website: http://www.otago.ac.nz/theology

Email: theology@otago.ac.nz

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Qualifications

Papers

See the full list of Christian Thought and History (CHTH) papers.

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Programme Requirements

Bachelor of Arts (BA) majoring in Christian Thought and History

LevelPapersPoints
100-level

CHTH 102  The History of Christianity

CHTH 111  Doing Theology or CHTH 131  God and Ethics in the Modern World

18

18

200-level

Three 200-level CHTH papers, one of which may be replaced with a 200-level BIBS paper

54
300-levelFour 300-level CHTH papers, one of which may be replaced with a 300-level BIBS paper72
Plus

198 further points; must include 54 points at 200-level or above.

Up to 90 points may be taken from outside Arts

198
Total 360

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Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA(Hons)) majoring in Christian Thought and History

Papers

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Postgraduate Diploma in Arts Subjects (PGDipArts) in Christian Thought and History

The Postgraduate Diploma in Arts Subjects (PGDipArts) programme in Christian Thought and History is the same as the programme for the degree of Bachelor of Arts with Honours (BA(Hons)).

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Programme Requirements

Bachelor of Theology (BTheol) endorsed in Christian Thought and History

For students enrolled for a BTheol programme in or from 2015

Papers

A programme may be endorsed in Christian Thought and History if it includes a total of eight CHTH papers, including three at 300-level.

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Programme Requirements

Bachelor of Theology (BTheol) majoring in Christian Thought and History

For students enrolled for a BTheol programme in or before 2014

Level Papers Points
100-level

BIBS 112  Interpreting the Old Testament

BIBS 121  Interpreting the New Testament

CHTH 102  The History of Christianity

CHTH 111  Doing Theology

CHTH 131  God and Ethics in the Modern World

18

18

18

18

18

200-level

One of
CHTH 202  Modern Christianity,
CHTH 203  Special Topic: Public Theology and Global Issues
CHTH 204  Special Topic: New Zealand Christianity
CHTH 206  The Reformation.

One of
CHTH 211  Christology,
CHTH 212  Spirit, Church and Sacraments,
CHTH 213  Issues in Theology,
CHTH 215  Humanity and Creation,
CHTH 217  Special Topic,
CHTH 231  Christianity, War and Violence.

One further 200-level CHTH paper

Two 200-level BIBS, PAST or RELS papers

 
18

 

 

 

18

 

 

 

18

36

300-level Four 300-level CHTH papers 72
Plus

108 further points; must include 18 points at 200-level or above.

Up to 90 points may be taken from outside Theology

Must include a RELS paper if no RELS paper included elsewhere in programme.

108
Total   360

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Bachelor of Theology with Honours (BTheol(Hons)) in Christian Thought and History

Papers

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Postgraduate Diploma in Theology (PGDipTheol) in Christian Thought and History

Papers

Note: Some variations may be possible. For further details consult the University of Otago Calendar or the Head of the Department of Theology and Religion.

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Minor Subject Requirements

Christian Thought and History as a minor subject for a Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Applied Science (BAppSc) or Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) degree

Level Papers Points
100-level Two 100-level CHTH papers 36
200-level Two 200-level CHTH papers 36
300-level One 300-level CHTH paper 18
Total   90

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