Révélation, vérité et interprétation

lreli1140  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Révélation, vérité et interprétation
5.00 credits
30.0 h
Main themes
The course will explore issues related to the idea of revealed religion, starting from the non-exclusive example of the Christian religion. It will do so on two axes:
- More generally, it will ask in particular the following questions: Can a revelation claim the truth? How can divine revelation happen in history? What is the place of interpretation in the reading of inspired texts?
- Theologically, it will deal with the relationship between faith and revelation, the phenomena of canonization, and the theologies of inspiration

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of this course, the student will be able:
- to discern the object and the method of fundamental theology as integral part, but also critical function and elucidation of theology;
- to learn to reflect on the problems posed by the articulation between the revealed texts and their interpretation as well as their historicity.
- to familiar with the fundamental theological notions of revelation, inspiration, magisterium, lumen fidei
This course will focus on the notion of revelation from a philosophical and theological perspective. There will also be questions about the relationship between faith and religion
Evaluation methods
Evaluation: Reading material and oral examination
Other information
Support: lesson plan, bibliography and course summaries
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Minor in Christian Theology

Bachelor in religious studies

Certificat universitaire en théologie (fondements)