The main purpose of studying theology is to develop a detailed, critical understanding of fundamental Christian texts, the Christian tradition and various historical, philosophical, theological and ethical currents of thought, as well as contemporary expressions of Christianity. Theology also takes a critical look at church practices.
The Bachelor’s degree comprises several disciplines characterised by a range of different approaches, but with close connections and interactions between them. These are:
- Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
- New Testament and ancient Christian literature
- History of Christianity
- Systematic theology
- Practical theology
- Study of religions, psychology of religion and sociology of religion
Biblical languages (post-classical Greek and Hebrew).