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Oxford University Gazette, 29 May 2008: Examinations and Boards

Board of the Faculty of Theology

Honour Schools of Theology and Philosophy and Theology: Paper 10: Further Studies in History and Doctrine

Under the provisions of paper 10 of the Honour School of Theology (Further Studies in History and Doctrine) (Examination Regulations, 2007, pp. 481–2), the Theology Board hereby publishes the list of theologians (with texts) on which questions will be set in the examination in 2009. Faculty classes will be provided for all these except where indicated in this list. Candidates have been assigned to these classes.

(a) Augustine

Confessions, Book 10, trans. H. Chadwick (OUP, 1991).

Concerning The City of God against the Pagans, Book 14, trans. R.W. Dyson (CUP, 1998).

On the Trinity, Book 10, trans. John Burnaby, in Augustine, Later Works, Library of Christian Classics, vol. VIII (SCM Press, 1955).


(b) Aquinas

Summa Theologiae Ia, qq. 1–3, 13, 44–6; IaIIae, qq. 109–14; IIaIIae, qq. 1–2, 23–7; IIIa, qq. 2–6, 46–9 (Blackfriars ed., vols. 1, 2, 3, 8, 30, 31, 34, 48, 54).


(c) Luther

Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences (95 Theses—1517) in: Luther's Works, edited by Jaroslav Pelikan, 55 vols (St Louis: Concordia Pub. House, 1955–86) (LW), vol. 31, pp. 25–33.

The Heidelberg Disputation (1518) in: LW 31, 39–70.

To the Christian Nobility of the German Nation (1520).

On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church (1520).

On the Freedom of the Christian (1520).

All 1520 treatises in: Martin Luther, Three Treatises (Fortress Press: Philadelphia second revised edition, 1970).

On Temporal Authority: To what extent it should be obeyed (1523) in: LW 45, 74–131.

On the Bondage of the Will (1525) in: Luther and Eramus: Free Will and Salvation, translated and edited By E. Gordon Rupp and Philip S. Watson (Library of Christian Classics 17; SCM, London, 1969), 169–262, 293–333.

On Translating: An Open Letter (1530) in: LW 35, 185–202.


(d) Calvin

John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion, translated by Ford Lewis Battles; edited by John McNeill (Library of Christian Classics, vols. 20 and 21) (Westminster John Knox Press, 1960):

pp. 35–69 (Institutes I.1–5: knowledge of God/human reason);

pp. 69–99 (Institutes I.7–11: Scripture);

pp. 289–99; 309–16 (Institutes I.3.1–7; I.4: free will);

pp. 340–66 (Institutes II.6; II.7; law);

pp. 537–51; 559–71; 575–88; 592–605 (Institutes III.1; III.2.1–7, 14–24, 2940; III.3.1–12: faith and regeneration);

pp. 725–9; 754–62; 920–32; 947–64 (Institutes III.11.1–4; III.12; III.21; III.23: justification/election);

pp. 1011–36; 1041–8; 1166–79 (Institutes IV.1.1–22; IV.2.1–6; IV.9: Church);

pp. 1276–94; 1359–73; 1380–1403; 1422–3 (Institutes IV.14.1–17; IV.17.1–12, 18–31, 44: sacraments/Eucharist);

pp. 1485–1521 (Institutes IV. 20: civil government).


(e) Kierkegaard

Fear and Trembling: 64–91 (PUP paperback, 1968); 54–81 (PUP, 1983); 83–108 (Penguin, 1985).

Philosophical Fragments: 11–67, 139 (PUP paperback, 1967); 9–54, 111 (PUP, 1985).

The Concept of Dread/Anxiety: 13–72, 96–105, 139–145 (PUP paperback, 1967); 14–80, 107–118, 155–162 (PUP, 1980).

Works of Love: 153–170, 247–60 (Harper Torchbook, 1964); 154–74, 264–79 (PUP, 1995).

Concluding Unscientific Postscript 386–458 (PUP paperback, 1968); 413–512 (PUP, 1992).

Sickness Unto Death: 146–75, 208–13 (PUP paperback, 1968); 13–42, 77–82 (PUP, 1980); 43–72, 109–115 (Penguin, 1989).

Training/Practice in Christianity: 9–72 (PUP, 1941/1944), 9–68 (PUP, 1991).


(f) Newman

Apologia Pro Vita Sua (Penguin, 1994).

Fifteen Sermons Preached before the University of Oxford (University of Notre Dame Press, 1989), x, xi, xiii, xv.

An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine, 1878 edition (University of Notre Dame Press, 1989), chs. 1–5.

Newman the Theologian: A Reader, ed. I. Ker (Collins, 1990), pp. 66–122, 199–275.


(g) Barth

'The Strange New World Within the Bible' in The Word of God and the Word of Man (Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1928), pp. 28–50.

Church Dogmatics, I/1, § 1 (T. and T. Clark, Edinburgh, 1976), pp. 3–24.

Church Dogmatics, IV/1, § 59 (T. and T. Clark, Edinburgh, 1956), pp. 157–357.


(h) Bonhoeffer

Discipleship, Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works (DBW) 4, Minneapolis 1996, pp. 41–76; 281–288.

Creation and Fall, DBW 3, Minneapolis 1996, pp. 60–102.

Life Together—'Prayer Book of the Bible', DBW 5, Minneapolis 1995, 25–47.

Ethics, DBW 6, Minneapolis 2005, pp. 257–298 ('The Structure of Responsible Life'); and SCM, 1955 (seventh impression, 1998), 194–230; pp. 297–325 ('State and Church').

Letters and Papers from Prison, SCM enlarged edition, 1971 (eighth impression, 1999): pp. 3–17; pp. 278–87; 324– 29; 343–49; 357–61; 370–71; 388–90; 398–99.


M.St in Theology 2008: set texts

The Theology Board has set the following texts to be studied in the M.St in Theology:

Old Testament—Hebrew texts

1 Samuel 17–22

Proverbs 1 and 7–9

Isaiah 6:1–9:6

Isaiah 40–45

New Testament

John

Galatians

Revelation

Patristics

Athanasius, De Incarnatione

Cyril of Alexandria, Third Letter to Nestorius

Cyril of Alexandria, Select Letters

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Changes in Regulations

With the approval, where applicable, of the Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council, and, where applicable, of the Social Sciences Board, the following changes in regulations made by divisional and faculty boards and will come into effect on 13 June.

1 Social Sciences Board

(a) M.Sc in Public Policy in Latin America

With effect from 1 October 2008 (for first examination in 2009)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2007, p. 789, l. 38, delete 'below' and substitute 'in a schedule published annually by Friday of noughth week of Michaelmas Term in the Latin American Centre'.

2 Ibid., p. 790, delete ll. 9–31.

(b) M.Sc in Latin American Studies

With effect from 1 October 2008 (for first examination in 2009)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2007, p. 766, ll. 6–7, delete 'Candidates will usually choose a core and further paper.'

2 Ibid., p. 766, ll. 14 and 27, delete '(core paper)'.

3 Ibid., ll. 15, 16–17, 18, 19, 28, 29, 30 and 31 delete '(further paper)'.

(c) M.Phil in Latin American Studies

With effect from 1 October 2008 (for first examination in 2009)

As for (b) above.

2 Board of the Faculty of Law

(a) M.Sc in Criminology and Criminal Justice

With effect from 1 October 2008 (for first examination in 2009)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2007, p.729, l.41, delete 'and'.

2 Ibid., after 'Analysis,' insert 'and Law, Economics and Crime'.

3 Ibid., p. 730, after l.32 insert:

'Law, Economics and Crime shall be examined by two methods of assessment, and both must be satisfactorily completed by all candidates. Firstly, each candidate will be required to complete two assignments which will be marked on a pass/fail basis. A candidate who fails one or more of the assignments may be required to resubmit the assignments, normally within seven days. Secondly, at the end of term, each candidate will be required to submit an essay of 2,500 to 3,000 words, to be written between Friday of Sixth Week and Friday of Ninth Week of the term in which the course runs. A choice from three titles will be offered.'

(b) Honour School of Jurisprudence

With effect from 1 October 2008 (for first examination in 2009)

1 In Examination Regulations, 2007, p. 311, delete ll. 14–20 and substitute:

'6. TRUSTS'.

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