Ways of Thinking Theological Inquiry
Theological Inquiry is the critical examination and critique of theological texts, associated narratives, varied textual interpretations, and theological doctrines.
- Students will recognize various Christian theological perspectives learned through texts, narratives, and interpretations.
- Students will examine these texts, narratives, and interpretations for the purpose of articulating their connection to doctrine.
Alignment with LIVE learning outcomes
Critical Thinking: 1, 2
Theological Inquiry course guidelines
1. Every Theological Inquiry course will require the students to take a pre-test [part of Week One] and a post-test, embedded in the Course Final exam
2. Each course will require the reading and analysis of no less than 2 books, not including the Bible
1. All unit tests will include essay questions
2. All 300/400 level courses will require a 8-12 pg. research paper
1. Every Theological Inquiry course will include small group discussion and every student will have the opportunity to lead their group
2. All 300/400 level courses will require a major (10-15 minute) presentation
Current catalog list of LIVE courses
Theological Inquiry Syllabus Template
Theological Inquiry Rubric