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View MA Degrees in Christian Studies in United Kingdom 2019

Masters degrees, commonly known as MA, are postgraduate degrees lasting at least one year and sometimes two years, they are taught degrees normally requiring some actual research. MA is the most common name for a Masters degree and is often used.

The academic area of Christian studies revolves around different topics in the area of Christianity. Common classes may include Christian ethics, study of the Old Testament, biblical hermeneutics, world religions, and liturgical theology and practice.

Top Master of Art Programs in Christian Studies in United Kingdom 2019

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5 Results in Christian Studies, United Kingdom

Heythrop College - University Of London

Engage with the many questions and challenges faced by Christian faith as it confronts the phenomenon of religious ... [+]

Engage with the many questions and challenges faced by Christian faith as it confronts the phenomenon of religious pluralism.

Faith and faith communities figure largely in contemporary public discourse, but the issues are complex and interdisciplinary. London, one of the most cosmopolitan cities on earth, offers a unique setting for reflection on these issues.

MODULES Jewish-Christian Relations Muslim-Christian Relations Christian Relations with Buddhism and Hinduism Christianity in Dialogue Entry

An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in theology or in another appropriate subject

Interim awards PGCert Christianity & Interreligious Relations PGDip Ch... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Heythrop College - University Of London

Deepen your grasp of the religious teachings at the heart of Christianity. You will bring together historical and ... [+]

Deepen your grasp of the religious teachings at the heart of Christianity. You will bring together historical and contemporary examinations of the theological ideas which have shaped Christian faith and identity and delve into the central teachings of Christianity.

This degree is specially designed for teachers of Religious Education at the secondary level, those engaged in Christian ministry in its many forms, and those who want to enrich their understanding of the on-going theological tradition which supports Christian faith and life.

CORE MODULES Augustine and the Christian Tradition Central Themes in Modern Christian Theology OPTIONAL MODULES GROUP ONE Religion: Context and Crisis Jewish-Christian Relations OPTIONAL MODULES GROUP TWO The Bible in the life of the Church Christianity in Dialogue Entry ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Heythrop College - University Of London

Examine the spiritual traditions of Christianity in their historical and contemporary forms, and develop the ability ... [+]

Examine the spiritual traditions of Christianity in their historical and contemporary forms, and develop the ability to understand and evaluate the language, ideas and forms of Christian spirituality. You will focus on Christianity in its Western development.

The degree attracts people in ministry and teachers of religious education, as well as people whose professional life or vocational work involves religious questions.

CORE MODULE

Foundations for the Study of Christian Spirituality

OPTIONAL MODULES Patterns of Spiritual Growth and Personal Transformation History of Christian Mysticism to the Reformation Spiritual Direction in the Tradition of Ignatius of Loyola The Franciscan Spiritual Tradition: Faith, Reason and Spirituality Spirituality and Society Theology of Religious Life Moral Imagination, Art and Spirituality Spirituality, Religion and Ethics in Contemporary Healthcare Entry ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Redcliffe College

This unique MA combines the study of mission to and within Europe, with developing an understanding of how the past and current cultural influences present in Europe shap ... [+]

MA in European Mission and Intercultural Christianity

This unique MA combines the study of mission to and within Europe, with developing an understanding of how the past and current cultural influences present in Europe shape Christian practice.

The diverse cultural expressions of the Church around the world have led to an increasing understanding of the contextual nature of European Christianity. The challenges to Christianity in Europe have also led to mission practitioners within, and outside of Europe, recognising its needs as a mission field.

This unique MA combines the study of mission to and within Europe, with developing an understanding of how the past and current cultural influences present in Europe shape Christian practice. Who is this course for? Are you already involved in or preparing for mission in Europe? Do you want to gain a greater understanding of the social, political and religious factors shaping life and Christianity in Europe? Are you seeking to study in-depth a particular European region relating to your work? ... [-]
United Kingdom Gloucester
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Online
Redcliffe College

A postgraduate course for those wanting to reflect on how mission fits into the Scriptures, and how to use the Bible to engage missional in a variety of cultural contexts ... [+]

MA in Bible and Mission

A postgraduate course for those wanting to reflect on how mission fits into the Scriptures, and how to use the Bible to engage missional in a variety of cultural contexts.

With the increasing complexity of the Church's mission in the world, clear and deep biblical reflection is essential. Not only should God's people have a firm grasp of how mission fits into the Scriptures, we should also be confident and competent in using the Bible to engage missional in a variety of cultural contexts.

Redcliffe's MA in Bible and Mission enables students to explore mission in the Bible and the Bible in mission thinking and practice. It has been developed in partnership with various agencies including Wycliffe Bible Translators and Bible Society, both of whom will also be involved in the ongoing content of the course.... [-]

United Kingdom Gloucester
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Online