Content

This survey unit provides an historical overview and introduction to key people and events in the history of the Church. It explores issues of significance faced by Christianity throughout the life of the church. Students will explore how the church and individuals have responded in the past and how this has made an impact on the life of the church and Christian expression today.

Unit Code: CH8291B

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Church History

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catherine Booth College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate an understanding of key themes and events in the history of the church.

2.

Assess the significance of particular key figures of Christian tradition.

3.

Articulate specific ways in which thinking about God and questions of faith have changed throughout Christian history.

4.

Critically articulate the ways Christian tradition can inform faith in the present.

5.

Distinguish between and critically utilize primary and secondary sources.

Pedagogy

12 weeks of teaching weekly

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Essay

1,500 word primary source analysis

25.0
Tutorial Paper

1,500 word Tutorial Paper

25.0
Essay

3,000 word Major Essay

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2018

Unit Record last updated: 2019-03-26 15:28:37 +1100