Art, Religion and Theology - "Theologies" of Art in the Christian Tradition

College Institute for Christian Studies
Instructor(s) Smick, Rebekah
Course Code ICH6350HS
NOTE: Basic degree students enrol in ICH3350HS
Semester Second Semester
Section 4101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Other International

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.

Department Historical
Crosslisted to (2) Theological
Schedule Irregular
Start Time TBA
End Time TBA
Hours Per Week Intensive
Minimum Enrolment 10
Maximum Enrolment 20
Enrolment Notes

Students need to contact the ICS Registrar at mailto: to complete registration. Last day to register for course on ACORN is 31-May-2023

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.

Schedule Notes

<p>This in-person course takes place in Italy</p>

Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Class Participation
Research Paper
Previously Offered Summer 2022
Currently Offered Summer 2023