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TITLE Ecclesiology and Ecumenical Theology

LEVEL 04 - Years 4, 5 in Modular UG or PG Cert Course


DEPARTMENT Fundamental and Dogmatic Theology, including Ecumenism

DESCRIPTION The unit seeks to trace the development of the most important historical, systematic and practical contents of the Roman Catholic understanding of the Church, with reference to issues such as modernity and tradition, and interconfessional and interreligious dialogue. The principles of ecumenism are then studied while highlighting its historical iter, its acquisitions, its ambiguities, its possibilities and its aspirations.

Reading List

- CONGAR Y., Diversity and Communion, London 1984.
- MOLTMANN J., The Church in the Power of the Spirit, London 1977.
- YARNOLD E., In Search of Unity. Ecumenical Principles and Prospects, Middlegreen 1989.

ADDITIONAL NOTES Pre-requisite Study-unit - Undergraduate studies in theology


Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Examination (1 Hour) Yes 40%
Examination (1 Hour) Yes 60%

LECTURER/S Rene Camilleri
Hector Scerri

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