Content

This unit will explore biblical, historical, and contemporary responses to the question, ‘Who is Jesus?’ Students will critically investigate answers offered from both within and outwith the Christian traditions and will formulate their own theological responses.

Unit Code: CT9002W

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Identify a range of issues concerning the significance of Jesus in the contemporary world

2.

Articulate the distinctive christological emphases of several biblical and extra-biblical sources

3.

Explain the theological issues at stake in the development of the historic credal formulations

4.

Exhibit capacity for independent and critical theological reflection upon a range of christologies

5.

Formulate research criteria and methodologies for engaging in questions of concern for christology.

Unit sequence

54 points, including 18 points in CT

Pedagogy

Lectures, seminars

Assessments

Name Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Seminar or Tutorial

Seminar Paper (1,500 words)

1500 25.0
Book Review

Book or film review (1,500-words)

1500 25.0
Essay

Essay (3,500 words)

3500 50.0
Approvals

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-05 15:16:02 +1100