Content

This unit explores biblical perspectives on the experience of God and God’s involvement with the world. Particular attention is given to biblical understandings of who God is, the creator God and the saving God. The relevance of culture to biblical understandings of God and to our own understanding is also explored.

Unit Code: BS0130W

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Diploma

Unit Discipline: Biblical Studies

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Outline a biblical and theological basis for seeing God as creator, redeemer and transformer.

2.

Demonstrate an awareness of the cultures in which the Bible was written.

3.

Identify some of the implications of these ideas, in individual and collective experience

Unit sequence

Diploma core unit for non-English speaking background students.

Pedagogy

Lectures, interactive group work and tutorials

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Written paper (750 words)

25.0

Intertextual Bible study presentation (Written, 750 words

25.0

Thematic essay (1500 words)

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 17 Oct, 2018

Unit Record last updated: 2019-02-20 14:46:24 +1100