Content

This unit aims to provide a basic introduction to the nature and methodology of theology. Particular attention is given to the task of developing a responsible theological expression of Christian faith in contemporary culture.

Unit Code: CT1011S

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Stirling Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Explain the nature and scope of Christian theology as a critical discipline, identifying the main fields of Christian thought

2.

Discuss critically the contribution of the major sources for theology: revelation, scripture, tradition, reason, experience, culture and praxis

3.

Evaluate and articulate several approaches to theological work and their methodologies;

4.

Apply critical criteria to the task of evaluating theological work;

5.

Discuss, analyse and critically evaluate central elements in the Christian understanding of God as creator and redeemer, and the implication of these elements

6.

Outline and discuss briefly other central elements in the Christian faith

Pedagogy

lecture/discussion/group work

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

500 word document study

10.0

500 word document study

10.0

1,750 word essay

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 30 Jul, 2015

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-02 15:03:54 +1100