Content

The unit aims to provide a basic introduction to the nature and methodology of theology. Particular attention is given to the task of engaging with specific Christian doctrines and their relevance to the Church in contemporary culture.

Unit Code: CT8001S

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Stirling Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Outline and describe the nature and scope of Christian theology as a critical discipline, identifying the main fields of Christian doctrine.

2.

Explain how Scripture, tradition, reason, experience, culture and faith practices contribute to the formation and understanding of theology and their place in divine revelation and faith formation.

3.

Describe the connections between key elements of Christian theology.

4.

Identify the content and influence of elements of theology and their relationship to key Christian concepts, such as the Kingdom of God, with respect for Christian life and ministry today.

5.

Articulate the importance of context and the role it plays in the work of doing theology.

Pedagogy

Face-to-face (Intensive)

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Essay

Reading response – 500 words

6.0
Essay

Reading response – 500 words

6.0
Essay

Reading response – 500 words

7.0
Book Review

Book review (1500 words)

30.0
Essay

Major Essay (3000 words)

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 28 Jul, 2016

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-18 08:41:20 +1000