Content

This unit immerses students in the personal, social and ethical considerations of the Bible’s evolving vision of the Kingdom of God and a just society. These concepts will be examined by exploring biblical texts, the legacy of leading thinkers and influential practitioners, as well as contemporary issues demanding careful and constructive engagement.

Unit Code: DA1003W

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Mission and Ministry

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Assess differing conceptions of the Kingdom of God, drawing upon biblical texts and theological perspectives;

2.

Identify the personal, social, and ethical consequences envisioned by the ‘Good News’ of the Kingdom of God;

3.

Engage theologically with aspects of culture in light of themes developed in this unit;

4.

Demonstrate and critically reflect upon creative responses to contemporary contexts that are informed and transformed by the ‘Good News’.

Pedagogy

Lectures, seminars, tutorials.
The unit will also utilise field trips and excursions to provide students with the opportunity to explore various contemporary issues in context

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

750 word tutorial paper

20.0

750 word tutorial paper

20.0

1000 word reading log

20.0

1500 word major essay

40.0
Approvals

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-28 14:57:54 +1000