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Netherlands, Amsterdam

Syriac Christianity in Context

Recent political developments in Syria have thrust this particular branch of Christianity into the spotlight. This unique course offers students a comprehensive introduction to key...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

The Bible in the Syriac Tradition (one week)

One of the earliest translations of the Bible was a Syriac version, the Peshitta. Ever since, a biblical perspective has permeated all aspects of Syriac culture and tradition. In t...

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Buddhism and Psychology

This course addresses "modern" and "Western" interpretations of Buddhism. Students explore major Buddhist theories, doctrines, and their global resonance and consider the epistemic...

Religion and Conflict: The Balkans’ Explorations vs. Explorations of the Balkans

This course will explore the processes of how political and ethnic conflict can become “religious”, on the one hand, and how religion can itself generate conflict, on the other. Du...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 450

Courses 2016

Denmark, Copenhagen

New Wars – Old Beliefs: Conflict and Religion in 21st Century

The course will address the renewed importance of religion in current wars. During the first decades of the twenty-first century religion has reestablished itself as probably the m...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 7.5 ECTS
fee EUR 200
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Death and Meaning Making in Europe

Death is expected to play an increasing role in the European societies of the near future, due to factors like aging populations, early diagnosis coupled with prolonged dying, ramp...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 450
Netherlands, Nijmegen

Migrants, Refugees and Religion: Global & Comparative Perspectives

Migration, refugees, race, and religion are words which, when used together, evoke uneasy sentiments as can be seen in the rise of anti-immigration political parties in Europe. The...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Germany, Bochum

Eurasian Religions in Contact 2016

ERiC Summer School provides a fruitful and well-established format for introducing and discussing cutting-edge research relating to the problems of studying inter-religious relatio...

language English
duration 2 weeks
United Kingdom, Oxford

Study Religion in Oxford

Our course in religious studies equips you with all the tools to think critically about the different Abrahamic religions, whilst deepening your knowledge of them. There is scope t...

France, Strasbourg

The Apocrypha in the Age of Cathedrals

The "Protevangelium of James", the "Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew" and the "Nativity of Mary" form the so-called “Nativity of Mary” narratives. They relate the birth and early life of M...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 100
Netherlands, Utrecht

Old Catholic Theology in its Ecumenical Context

The course offers an introduction to Old Catholic theology in an ecumenical context. Old Catholic theology is understood as the main theological currents as they exist in Union of...

Netherlands, Utrecht

Liturgy and Church Music ? The Liturgy of Hours: From Vespers, Choral Evensong to Iona and Taiz

The new Dutch protestant hymnal Liedboek - Zingen en bidden in huis en kerk (2013) contains a wealth of musical and liturgical materials. This wealth poses a challenge to ministers...

Courses 2015

Germany, Bochum

Eurasian Religions in Contact 2015

Taking a broadly global approach to religious interactions, the ERiC Summer School of the Käte Hamburger Kolleg (KHK) at CERES examines the theme "Eurasian Religions in Contact"....

Courses 2014

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Rituals in Life

What sort of repertoire of rituals can be developed in daily life, life events and life crises, and how can spiritual professionals make sure these match the spiritual needs of the...

Denmark, Aarhus

Modern Protestant Theology in a Global Context

Content of the course: 1) The Bible and biblical hermeneutics 2) Theology of the Cross 3) Theology of hope 4) Modern Protestantism in the ecumenical debate

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
Netherlands, Utrecht

Liturgy and Church Music: The New Dutch Hymnal

This summer school offers an introduction to new developments in Dutch church music and liturgy. It focuses in particular on the new hymnal 'Liedboek. Zingen en bidden in huis en k...

Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Old Catholic Theology in its Ecumenical Context

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 o...

Lithuania, Klaipeda

Special Topics: Religion and Cultural Change: Myths and Images of Post Modernity

Lithuania is a culture where ancient religion and modern ideology is being challenged by Western cultural consumer products which are part of the global cultural marketplace. North...

duration 6 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 274
Lithuania, Klaipeda

Faith Themes in Literature

This course is a thematic study of short fiction, drama, novel, and poetry. Using biblical texts and theological themes as foundational material, students will engage in critical a...

duration 5 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 274

Courses 2012

Denmark, Aarhus

Genres and Ethics: How Early Christian Texts Produce Ethical Teaching. The challenge of the “ethical turn”

Within the study of early Christianity, the interaction between the construction of ethics and the production of literature plays a pivotal role. Until now there does not exist a c...

duration 2 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 1
Denmark, Aarhus

In Defence of Christianity. Early Christian Apologists

Second century A.D. was a formative period of major importance for Christianity. In this period the basic structures of Christian theology were formed. In this process the so-calle...

duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS
fee EUR 1

Courses 2011

Denmark, Aarhus

Origen of Alexandria - his time, his texts, and his theology

The theology of Origen of Alexandria is very important for understanding early Christianity. Understanding Origen’s theology is thus a key to the understanding of second and third...