Facing the Darkness: The (Human) Nature of Evil
College: Institute for Christian Studies
Instructor 1: Ansell, Nicholas
Basic degree students enrol in ICT3352HF
Course Code: 
ICT6352HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
9101
Online: 
Yes
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Online – Synchronous
Description: 

We shall discuss the origin and nature of evil by engaging various biblical, theological, and anthropological resources. Topics will include lament literature (e.g. Job), natural evil, idolatry and the demonic, original sin and the correlation between victim and agent, and the relationship between justice and mercy. The course will consist of seminars in which participants will engage key readings relevant to the practice of interdisciplinary theology.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2020
Fall 2016
Start Time: 
14:00
End Time: 
17:00
Hours per Week: 
3
Schedule: 
Thu
Minimum: 
5
Maximum: 
15
Enrolment Notes: 
Students need to contact the ICS Registrar at academic-registrar@icscanada.edu to complete registration
Additional Notes: 
Additional Evaluation: seminar presentation. 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