This unit explores the place of Mary in the tradition of western Christianity, through various prisms: theology, scripture, art, spirituality, history, hymnody and more. Mary will be studied using the tools of these disciplines. The unit will consider the role of Mary in history, culture and theology both methodically and critically.
Unit code: CH3320Y
Unit status: Approved (Major revision)
Unit level: Undergraduate Level 3
Unit discipline: Church History
Proposing College: Yarra Theological UnionShow when this unit is running
Analyse the biblical foundations to Christian traditions concerning Mary
Situate the theologies about, cult of and devotion to Mary with their historical context.
Describe the mutual effect of developments in theological reflection upon Mary and of cultural and artistic expressions of her and her cult
Provide a critique of a Marian spirituality in the light of the theological, biblical and historical traditions concerning Mary
Present a sustained and multidisciplinary argument on a selected aspect of the Christian tradition concerning Mary
CH1001 or CT1001 or DS1000Y or equivalent
An interactive mode lecture, exploratory workshop, series of pre-prepared materials and online resources will be employed.
|Type||Description||Word count||Weight (%)|
|Reflection - Session 1 Reflection||500||10.0|
|Reflection - Session 2 Reflection||500||10.0|
|Reflection - Session 3 Reflection||500||10.0|
|Reflection - Session 4 Reflection||500||10.0|
|Reflection - Session 5 Reflection||500||10.0|
|Essay - Essay||2500||50.0|
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 2 Sep, 2021
Unit record last updated: 2021-09-02 12:12:17 +1000