Ways of Thinking Theological Inquiry
Theological inquiry is the study of theological texts, associated narratives, varied textual interpretations, and the resulting theological doctrines.
- Demonstrate knowledge of faith perspectives learned through history, practices, and sacred, foundational texts.
- Connect these sacred and foundational texts to doctrinal practices.
Alignment with LIVE learning outcomes
Critical Thinking: 2
Information Literacy: 1
Ethical Reasoning/Moral Development: 1
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