Degree of Bachelor of Theology

Duration
The Course leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Theology extends over seven semesters.


Eligibility
For admission to the course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Theology, a candidate should have completed successfully three year course in Philosophy. The applicant should be presented by the Rector or the Superior of the house in which he is resident. Lay persons attending the course are presented by their parish priest.


Programme of Study
The programme of study comprises Lecture Courses, Seminars, Electives and Dissertation. The Courses are divided into the following branches of Theology: Sacred Scripture, Fundamental or Systematic Theology, Moral Theology, it aslo includes Patrology, Church History, Liturgy, Spiritual Theology, Pastoral Theology, Canon Law and Optional Subjects.

I YEAR THEOLOGY - I SEMESTER

Subjects Professors Credits
God of Salvation & Trinity Kallungal M..& Gregory R.B. 3
Revelation & Faith Pulickal S. & Valluvassery C. 3
Pentateuch Chanikuzhy J. & Thondiparambil J . 3
New Testament Background Achandy J. & Puthenpurackal C. 2
Hermeneutics I Thadathil L. & Prasad J. 2
Church History Ancient Kollara J. & Marottikaparambil F. 2
Introduction to Theology Kundukulam V. & Valluvassery C. 2
Liturgy Nellikakandathil J. & Rajadas G. 2
Catechetics Kundukulam V. & Abhilash G. 2
Biblical Greek Nalpathilchira J. & Cyprian E. 2
Methodology & Research Paper Chanikuzhy J. & Valluvassery C. 1
Contextual Theology Kundukulam V. 1

I YEAR THEOLOGY - II SEMESTER

Christology Panjikaran S. & Puthenpurackal C. 4
Fundamental Moral Theology Chennatt A. & Arakkal J. 4
Synoptic Problem & Mark Nalpathilchira J. & Cyprian E. 3
Patristics Patteruparampil D. & Kadeparambil A..3
Church History Medieval Kollara J. & Marottikaparambil F. 2
Canon Law Villukulam S. 2
Indian Church History Pulikan P.& Marottikaparmbil F. 2
Biblical Hebrew Thadathil L. & Mayyatil J. 2
Homiletics R.B. Gregory 2
Mariology Puprayil S., Panakal J. &
Gregory R.B 1

II YEAR THEOLOGY - I SEMESTER

St. Paul Maleparambil J. & Nalpathilchira J. & Prasad J. 4
Bio Ethics Chennatt A. & Arackal J. 3
Social Ethics Illathuparampil M. & Arackal J. 3
Priestly Spirituality & Celibacy Oliapurath J. & Valungal A. 3
Prophets I Thadathil L. & Mathirappilly S. 3
Church History Modern Kollara J. & Marottikaparambil F. 2
Gospel of Matthew Achandy J. & Puthenpurackal C. 2
Seminar I Oliapurath J., Valluvassery C.
& Charles L. 2
Modern Trends in Theology Kadavil M. 2
Rolden J.
Paravila F.
Ponveli A.

II YEAR THEOLOGY - II SEMESTER

Theological Anthropology Kundukulam V. & R.B. Gregory 4
Johannine Writings Chanikuzhy J. & Mulloor A. 4
Ecclesiology Muthanattu J.& Gregory R.B. 4
Grace & Pneumatology Kallungal M. & Kadeparambil A. 3
Canon Law Vattappalam M. & Kurisinkal A. 3
Church History Contemporary Pulickan J. & Marottikaparambil F. 2
Liturgy Sr. Grace SABS & Rajadas G. 2
Psalms Mayyattil J. 2
Letter to the Hebrews Maleparambil J. & Cyprian E. 1

III YEAR THEOLOGY - I SEMESTER

Sacrament of Reconciliation Illathuparampil M. 3
Prophets II Thadathil L. & Mathirappilly S. 3
Luke - Acts Thayil P. & Cyprian E. 3
Eschatology Panjikaran S. & Rebeiro M. 2
History & Theo. of Religions Kundukulam V. & Gregory R. B. 3
Canon Law Vattappalam M. & Kurisinkal A. 2
Captivity Letters Maleparambil J. & Cyprian E. 2
Communication Vadakkan J. & William R. 1
Christian Art Cheruvathoor J. & Thoppil A. 1
Oriental Theology Nariculam A. 2
Seminar II Kundukulam V. & Thadathil L. 2

III YEAR THEOLOGY - II SEMESTER

Wisdom Nalpathilchira J. & Thondiparambil J.3
Liturgy Nellikakandathil J. & Rajadas G. 3
Clinical Psychology Madan P. & Sr. Ruby 3
Sacraments in General Pulickal S. & Valluvassery C. 3
Sacraments in Particular Pulickal S. & Valluvassery C. 2
Special Questions in Moral
Theology Chennatt A. & Vincent R.P. 2
Social Teachings Palathinkal J. & Charles L. 2
Missiology Thekkekarottu J.& Gregory R.B 2
Electives I Oliapurath J. 2
Chanikuzhy J.
Valluvassery C.
Charles L.
Book of Revelation Chanikuzhy J. & Prasad J. 1
Electives II Valungal A. & Rebeiro M. 2

IV YEAR THEOLOGY - I SEMESTER

Pastoral Counselling Puramadom K. & Rajesh P. 4
Marriage-Sexuality Chennatt A.& Julian Baiju 3
Eucharist Pulickal S. & Lanthaparambil G. 3
Liturgy Nellikakandathil J. & Thoppil A. 3
Marriage Canon Law Vattappalam M. & Kurisinkal A. 2
Canon Law Vattappalam M. & Villukulam S. 2
Pastoral Theology Oliapurath J. & Valungal A. 2
Ecumenism Nelpuraparambil P. & Marottikaparmbil F. 1
Electives III Achandy J. 2
Valungal A.
Gregory R.B.
Electives IV Alappatt B. 2
Ambatt A.
Pastoral Problem & Animation Kundukulam V. 1

SEMINARS AND ELECTIVES

Seminar 1 : II Year for all
Thadathil L. : Metaphors & Metonymics: Key for Biblical Interpretation
Charles L. : Approaches to Thesis Writing
Clement V. : Approaches to Thesis Writing

Seminar 2 : III Year for B.Th.
Nalpathilchira J. : Approaches to Thesis Writing

Elective 1 : III Year for all
Chanikuzhy J. : Theo-centric paradigms of Eco-theology in Bible
Oliapurath J. : Pope Francis: On the call to Holiness in today’s
life a study on Gaudate et Exsultate
Clement V. : Themes and Concepts of Theology
Charles L.: : Themes and Concepts of Theology

Elective 2 : III Year for all
Valungal A. : Theology of Inculturation
Rebeiro M. : Models of the Church

Elective 3 : IV Year for all
Nalpathilchira J. , Achandy J.,
Luke T., Chanikuzhy J. : Special Qn. in Biblical Theology
Achandy J. : Miracles of Jesus
Gregory R.B. : Theology of Leadership and Ministry
Valungal A. : Role of Laity in the Church

Elective 4 : IV Year for all
Alappatt B. : Audio Visual Communication
Ambat A. : Legal Awareness in view of Pastoral Ministry

B.Th. Degree Course

To be eligible for degree course, students should obtain 60% marks in the aggregate of the subjects of the first and second year theology examinations.

Two copies of a written dissertation on a theological theme directed by one of the teachers of the Faculty should be submitted by each student during the sixth semester. Size of the dissertation should consist of between 8000 and 10000 words, excluding footnotes and bibliography.

At the end of the course there will be comprehensive examinations both written and oral in the subject of Holy Scripture, Systematic Theology and Moral Theology. 50% marks are necessary for a pass in each of the comprehensive examinations.