Master of Arts Degree in Theology in Oceania

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Theology

Programs with the title "Master of Arts" traditionally consist of liberal arts subjects such as philosophy, history, or literature. Masters of Arts are postgraduate programs that can be taken after an earned degree in an undergraduate degree program (Bachelor). Masters of Arts programs have the title "M.A.","Master of Arts" or "MA".

Theology studies the nature of divinity through reviewing a variety of religious and philosophical beliefs. It is sometimes, but not necessarily, studied in order to work within a specific religion. Courses included can be comparative religion, philosophy and spiritual scripture, as well as religion’s effects on history, economics and politics.

Due to the numerous countries within Oceania, work occasions and work permit laws differ greatly, with data on opportunities in some nations being limited. Australia and New Zealand are the most advanced countries in the area.

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Master of Arts – Theological Studies

The University of Notre Dame Australia
Campus Full time Part time 1 year January 2019 Australia Fremantle Broome Sydney + 3 more

Theology has always held a central place in the life and mission of the Christian community. Its central importance to the life of the community derives from the fact ... [+]

Master of Arts – Theological Studies (Coursework)

Theology has always held a central place in the life and mission of the Christian community. Its central importance to the life of the community derives from the fact that it is through Theology that the Church comes to understand its own faith and explains that faith to others.

Education in Theology is therefore indispensable to a person’s development of faith as it is central to the exercise of all ministries, lay and ordained, directed toward to the communication and sharing of that faith.

It explores, among others, such important issues as the nature of God, the kind of God revealed for us in Jesus Christ, the nature of personal identity and of humanity, human origins and destiny, Christian community and God’s presence with us now in the Spirit.... [-]