Art, Religion and Theology: "Theologies" of Art in the Christian Tradition
College: Institute for Christian Studies
Instructor 1: Smick, Rebekah
AD students enrol in ICH6350HS
Course Code: 
ICH3350HS
Semester: 
Second Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

The course will explore significant ways that Christians have theologized the arts, artistry and art culture in Eastern and Western Christendom. The course will compare the varieties of theologies that have emerged from within the Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodox traditions. The study will involve looking at paintings, icons, altarpieces, and socially and culturally engaged works of art as well as pertinent theological writings. Students will be evaluated on class participation, seminar presentations, and a research paper on an approved topic. The methodology used in the course will be a mix of lecture and class discussion on assigned readings. Class participation, 20%; seminar presentations, 30%; Major research paper, 50%.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Winter 2014
Fall 2012
Start Time: 
19:00
End Time: 
22:00
Schedule: 
Thu
Crosslisted to (2): 
Theological
Minimum: 
0
Maximum: 
0
Teaching Method: 
Seminars
Means of Evaluation: