Faith in Fiction: Exploring Theology through Literature

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Faith in Fiction: Exploring Theology through Literature

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Literature, Religion, Theology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    Assessment: portfolio (1500 words): [50%], essay (2500 words) [50%]
    This module invites students to explore theological themes of meaning, faith and human existence in selected works of fiction. It encourages students to recognise how the study of theology can enrich their appreciation of literature, while also identifying ways in which novels and other literary texts offer a potent medium in which to explore, interpret and challenge theological ideas.

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