University course “Master of Arts in Syriac Theology”

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The university course “Master of Arts in Syriac Theology” is aimed at both, members of the churches of Syrian tradition worldwide who want to train as theologians for teaching and pastoral work, and at theologians, historians, orientalists and archaeologists who want to specialize in Syrian theology, tradition and culture.
The ULG MAST is taught in English and focuses on the Syriac Aramaic language and literary skills; Syriac theology, exegesis, liturgy, spirituality and church history; religious studies, pastoral theology and canon law. The appropriate skills will be achieved by studying following contents:

a)    Syriac Aramaic language and literature studies
b)    Syriac Bible studies and exegetical methods
c)    Critical reflection of historical and current events in the Syriac christianity from late antiquity to the present situation in the home countries and the diaspora
d)    Syriac liturgy and sacramental theology
e)    Syriac spirituality, hagiography and monastic literature
f)     Patristic studies and systematic theology
g)    Canon law, practical theology and religious education in ecumenical and interreligious contexts .

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