Content

Students will become acquainted with the basics of Christian theology and form a foundational understanding for theological reflection in the Orthodox Church with particular reference to the Coptic tradition. Key doctrinal themes will be explored, along with their exposition in contemporary liturgical practice.

Unit Code: CT8610A

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: St Athanasius College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Articulate and justify an understanding of the nature and purpose of theology

2.

Identify doctrinal themes in Coptic liturgical practice today and evaluate the relationship between these themes and Coptic liturgical texts

3.

Critically evaluate key theological doctrines in light of ancient texts

4.

Compare and contrast different theological viewpoints amongst two or more Christian traditions.

Pedagogy

Lectures, classroom discussion, guided reading from set texts, additional reading resources and notes

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Presentation 1000 word equiv

20.0

Essay (3000 words)

40.0

Essay (3000 words)

40.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 30 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-29 09:30:06 +1100