Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Old Catholic Theology in its Ecumenical Context

when 14 July 2014 - 18 July 2014
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 600

The course offers an introduction to Old Catholic theology in its ecumenical context. Old Catholic theology is understood as the main theological currents that exist in the Union of Utrecht of Old Catholic Churches. The topics covered by the course include the following: History of Old Catholicism, spirituality, ecumenism, canon law and ecclesiology, liturgy, and systematic theology.

Course leader

Peter-Ben Smit

Target group

- Students of theology interested in Old Catholicism and ecumenism.
- Clergy and theologians interested in Old Catholicism and ecumenism.
- Laypersons with formal or informal theological training interesting in Old Catholicism and ecumenism.

The course is of specific interest for students with Anglican, Orthodox, Lutheran, Old Catholic, and ecumenical backgrounds.

Course aim

The goals of the course are, the following; upon completing the course:

- The student will be familiar with central aspects of Old Catholic identity and theology.
- The student will be able to contextualize Old Catholic theology within the broader spectrum of theology and religious studies.
- The student will be able to undertake further independent study of aspects of Old Catholic theology.

Fee info

EUR 600: • € 600 - Course + course materials + housing

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