Graz, Austria

Catholic Theology

Katholische Fachtheologie

Integrated Master's degree
Language: GermanStudies in German
Subject area: humanities
Qualification: Mag. theol.
Magister/Magistra der Theologie, Mag. theol
10 (6+4) Semester
300 ECTS
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Theology is the critical study of the nature of the divine. It is taught as an academic discipline, typically in universities and seminaries.
All my theology is reduced to this narrow compass — "Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners."
Archibald Alexander, p. 580. Quote in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895).
Theology must be man's critical reflection on himself, on his own basic principles. Only with this approach will theology be a serious discourse, aware of itself, in full possession of its conceptual elements.
Gustavo Gutiérrez, A Theology of Liberation (1971), p. 11.
It is a curious accident of history that the Christian religion became heavily involved with theology. No other religion finds it necessary to formulate elaborately precise statements about the abstract qualities and relationships of gods and humans. ...The idea that God may be approached and understood through intellectual analysis is uniquely Christian. ...It is probably not an accident that modern science grew explosively in Christian Europe and left the rest of the world behind. A thousand years of theological disputes nurtured the habit of analytical thinking that could also be applied to the analysis of natural phenomena. On the other hand, the close historical relations between theology and science have caused conflicts between science and Christianity that does not exist between science and other religions.
Freeman Dyson, The Scientist As Rebel (2006).
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