Reformasjonar i Europa
Mål og innhald
Objectives and Content:
The course provides an overview of the history of Protestant reformation and its long-term consequences, with a focus on selected European regions (mainly East-Central and South Eastern Europe, and the Nordic countries), processes denominational formation, institutionalization, the development of national identities) and concepts (confessionalization, religious tolerance, ethno-religious communities). The course also aims to offer an introduction into the various approaches and currents in Reformation histography.www.uib.no/fag/religionsvitenskap/79247/temaomtalar-religionsvitskap
A general knowledge of European Reformation history and its long-term consequences, with a focus on the regions mentioned above; a general knowledge of central processes and concepts connected to the Reformation; a general knowledge of major currents in Reformation historiography
The capability of analyzing and drawing conclusions of one¿s own in connection with complex themes, and the capability of producing a text in accordance with the relevant rules for academic writing.
The ability of working with larger amounts of material within a limited time period, and the ability of synthesizing and presenting it.
Krav til forkunnskapar
Krav til studierett
The course is open to master students at the University of Bergen
Arbeids- og undervisningsformer
Approximately 10 lectures (20 hours)
A written review of one of the books from the compulsory reading list (ca. 750 words).
- A mid-term essay of approx. 3000 words.
- Take-home examination (5 days) of approximately 3000 words at the end of the semester.
The take-home examination counts for 50%, the mid-term essay for 50% of the final course grade. Both must be passed in order to pass the course.
Hjelpemiddel til eksamen
A graded scale A ¿ F, where A is the top grade and F is the failing grade.
Full overlap with RELV236
There will also be assessment early autumn semester, given that the course is instructed the semester before (spring).
The reading list consists of 1000-1500 pages
The reading list is published by by December 1st for the spring semester.
The course unit will be evaluated regularly.
The Programme Committee for The Study of Religions
The Programme Committee for The Study of Religions, Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies, and Religion (AHKR)
Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion (AHKR)