This survey unit provides an historical overview and introduction to key people and events in the history of the Church. It explores issues of significance faced by Christianity throughout the life of the church. Students will explore how the church and individuals have responded in the past and how this has made an impact on the life of the church and Christian expression today.

Unit Code: CH1291B

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Church History

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catherine Booth College

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Learning Outcomes


Demonstrate an understanding of key themes and events in the history of the church;


Discuss the significance of key figures of Christian tradition;


Articulate specific ways in which thinking about God and questions of faith have changed through Christian history


Articulate the ways Christian tradition can inform faith in the present


Distinguish between and utilise primary and secondary sources.


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)

1,000 word primary source analysis

0 25.0
Seminar or Tutorial

1,000 word Tutorial Paper

0 25.0

2,000 word Major Essay

0 50.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 18 Oct, 2018

Unit Record last updated: 2019-03-14 14:34:55 +1100