Liverpool Hope University
Contemporary Philosophy of Religion
A 1st Class or upper 2nd Class Honours degree such as philosophy, or theology and/or religious studies, where there has been a significant philosophical dimension. Students whose 1st language is not English will require evidence of proficiency in the English language.
The certificate is taught over one year in intensive blocks on Saturdays, and consists of four 15 credit modules.
Beyond Western Philosophy of Religion. Explores the challenges and opportunities created for philosophy of religion when we abandon the 'Eurocentric' perspective and take seriously the global interface of religious, cultural and political forms.
Feminist Philosophy of Religion. Considers how philosophy of religion can be reconfigured in light of feminist philosophical reflections on the concept of the divine, religious beliefs, languages and spiritual practices.
Thinking the Absolute: Modern and Contemporary Perspectives. Opens the door to engage with contemporary philosophy as it speculates on the limits of what can be thought and tries to break through those limits to touch upon a reality which is not tied to a human perspective.
Mysticism and Philosophy: Eastern and Western Perspectives. Explores the academically neglected 20th century flourishing of original and popular religious philosophies with their roots in eastern and western forms of mysticism. Key thinkers include Chardin, Huxley, Krishnamurti, Maharshi, Buber and Meher Baba.
Assessment is done individually; assessment methods vary but generally include essays, presentations and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Part-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Hope Park||Liverpool||L16 9JD||North West|
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