Content

This unit examines the history of Protestantism in the eighteenth to mid-twentieth centuries through the lens of religious literature and music. Using a wide variety of texts including poetry, novels, hymns and songs, drama and memoirs, the unit seeks to explore trends in the development of Protestant belief and spirituality around the world, with a special emphasis on the Australian experience. Topics include the Enlightenment, conversion and revival, social activism, nature, writing for children, and the life of the church.

Unit Code: CH2030P

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Church History

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Pilgrim Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Identify significant dates, people and themes in the history of Protestantism in the 18th-mid-20th centuries

2.

Apply key principles of historical interpretation to a range of primary sources

3.

Demonstrate an understanding of how an aspect of practice or belief has developed over time within Protestantism

4.

Communicate an understanding of the history of Protestantism to audiences both in the local church and the academy

5.

Evaluate the influence of Protestantism in the 18th to mid-20th century on a particular aspect of the contemporary church

Pedagogy

Lecture, tutorial, online resource provision

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Critical Review

Critical Review of 1200 words

30.0
Essay

Research Essay of 1800 words

40.0
Oral Presentation

Presentation of 1000 words

30.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-03-18 09:36:16 +1100