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Theology & religious studies (V6)

Below are detailed subject listings, along with the subject table that ranks that course.

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Theology & religious studies (V600) The study of the nature of divinity and of beliefs in their social context. Theology & Religious Studies
Theology (V610) Interpretation of doctrinal concepts such as faith, revelation and grace. Theology & Religious Studies
Religious studies (V620) Identification and classification of religions and the comparative study of the world's religious traditions. Theology & Religious Studies
Christian studies (V621) The theory and practice of Roman Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox and other Christian denominations. Theology & Religious Studies
Islamic studies (V622) The theory and practice of Islam. Theology & Religious Studies
Judaism (V623) The theory and practice of the Jewish religion. Theology & Religious Studies
Hinduism (V624) The theory and practice of the Hindu religious tradition. Theology & Religious Studies
Buddhism (V625) The theory and practice of the Buddhist religious tradition. Theology & Religious Studies
Other Asian religious studies (V626) The theory and practice of other Asian religions. Theology & Religious Studies
Comparative religious studies (V627) The comparative study of different religious beliefs, customs and observations. Theology & Religious Studies
Divinity (V630) Investigation into the nature of a deity and other divine beings. Theology & Religious Studies
Religious writings (V640) The study and interpretation of religious writings in their historical, theological and philosophical contexts. Theology & Religious Studies
The Bible & Christian texts (V641) Includes study of the Old and New Testaments, the apocryphal writings and patristic exegesis. Theology & Religious Studies
The Qur'an & Islamic texts (V642) Includes study of the Qur'an (Koran) and interpretation of Sharia. Theology & Religious Studies
The Torah & Judaic texts (V643) Includes study of the Torah and Talmudic interpretation. Theology & Religious Studies
Asian religious texts (V644) Includes study of the Bhagavad-Gita, Tripitaka, Vedic, Taoist and Confucian texts. Theology & Religious Studies
Comparative religious texts (V645) Critical interpretation, comparison and analysis of religious texts. Theology & Religious Studies
Pastoral studies (V650) The study of religious practice in its social setting. It includes the work of the Ministry in religious education. Theology & Religious Studies
Theology & religious studies not elsewhere classified (V690) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other Theology and Religious studies categories. To be used sparingly. Theology & Religious Studies