Theology & religious studies (V6)

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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. fl.CugSubject
Theology (V610) Interpretation of doctrinal concepts such as faith, revelation and grace. fl.CugSubject
Religious studies (V620) Identification and classification of religions and the comparative study of the world's religious traditions. fl.CugSubject
Christian studies (V621) The theory and practice of Roman Catholic, Protestant, Orthodox and other Christian denominations. fl.CugSubject
Islamic studies (V622) The theory and practice of Islam. fl.CugSubject
Judaism (V623) The theory and practice of the Jewish religion. fl.CugSubject
Hinduism (V624) The theory and practice of the Hindu religious tradition. fl.CugSubject
Buddhism (V625) The theory and practice of the Buddhist religious tradition. fl.CugSubject
Other Asian religious studies (V626) The theory and practice of other Asian religions. fl.CugSubject
Comparative religious studies (V627) The comparative study of different religious beliefs, customs and observations. fl.CugSubject
Divinity (V630) Investigation into the nature of a deity and other divine beings. fl.CugSubject
Religious writings (V640) The study and interpretation of religious writings in their historical, theological and philosophical contexts. fl.CugSubject
The Bible & Christian texts (V641) Includes study of the Old and New Testaments, the apocryphal writings and patristic exegesis. fl.CugSubject
The Qur'an & Islamic texts (V642) Includes study of the Qur'an (Koran) and interpretation of Sharia. fl.CugSubject
The Torah & Judaic texts (V643) Includes study of the Torah and Talmudic interpretation. fl.CugSubject
Asian religious texts (V644) Includes study of the Bhagavad-Gita, Tripitaka, Vedic, Taoist and Confucian texts. fl.CugSubject
Comparative religious texts (V645) Critical interpretation, comparison and analysis of religious texts. fl.CugSubject
Pastoral studies (V650) The study of religious practice in its social setting. It includes the work of the Ministry in religious education. fl.CugSubject
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. fl.CugSubject