Art, Religion and Theology - "Theologies" of Art in the Christian Tradition
College: Institute for Christian Studies
Instructor(s): Smick, Rebekah
Basic degree students enrol in ICH3350HS
Course Code: 
ICH6350HS
Semester: 
Second Semester
Section: 
4101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
(none/unknown)
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.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Summer 2023
Summer 2022
Hours per Week: 
Intensive
Schedule: 
Irregular
Crosslisted to (2): 
Theological
Minimum: 
10
Maximum: 
20
Enrolment Notes: 
Students need to contact the ICS Registrar at mailto: academic-registrar@icscanada.edu to complete registration
Additional Notes: 
Students must follow the TST program handbook regulations relating to course deadlines for submission of course work and requests for extensions. The prima facie deadline for the completion of work in a course is the last day of the TST examination week for the semester in which the course is taken. Students and instructors are bound by the earlier of deadlines set either by the instructor or TST. Where the policy of the affiliate college, in relation to courses listed in the TST Course Catalogue, differ from TST policies, the policy of TST will apply.
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Seminars
Readings
Means of Evaluation: 
Class Participation
Research Paper
Other