Content

This unit will deal with aspects of the person and work of Jesus Christ. Particular attention will be paid to the question of Jesus as the question about the meaning of life; the search for the historical Jesus, and the New Testament origins of Christology. A systematic approach to the question of the self-understanding of Jesus, God and man, will also be developed.
Tutorial work will canvas key aspects of the theology of the Trinity.

Unit Code: CT9201C

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catholic Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate an advanced capacity to read, understand and respond creatively to the issues raised in each tutorial text.

2.

Explain and elaborate on the implications of Jesus as the answer to the question about meaning which is at the heart of contemporary culture.

3.

Identify and explain the significance of the central issues and the phases in the quest for the historical Jesus.

4.

Demonstrate a critical understanding of the Gospel texts and an appreciation of their significance as confessional documents

5.

Formulate and express a nuanced understanding of the Christology that developed in the New Testament.

6.

Articulate a theologically informed and critical understanding of Jesus’ self-awareness.

7.

Apply theological insights creatively and critically to contemporary issues in Christology, such as the relationship between the Jesus of History and the Christ of Faith

8.

Engage in a specific topic of research amongst contemporary issues in Christology in a critically rigorous, sustained and self-directed manner.

Unit sequence

CT8010C

Pedagogy

A variety of learning resources – lectures, guided reading, peer discussion, tutorials, formative feedback on assessment tasks and electronic resources for further study – will enable students to achieve the learning outcomes of the unit.

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Tutorial Paper

Tutorial Paper 750 words

10.0
Tutorial Paper

Tutorial Paper 750 words

10.0
Tutorial Paper

Tutorial Paper 750 words

10.0
Oral Examination

Oral Examination 15 minutes (1,000 words)

20.0
Essay

Essay: 4,000 words

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 4 Sep, 2018

Unit Record last updated: 2019-09-24 22:48:28 +1000