The unit draws on the Christian Creeds viewed as a narrative framework for introducing students to the nature and scope of systematic theology, its sources, norms, including revelation and the relationship between faith and reason. It looks at historical moments in the development of theology, covering at least two of the following areas: the patristic period, the Reformation and theology since the modern period.

Unit Code: CT1010T

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Trinity College Theological School

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Learning Outcomes


Define and use a range of key theological terms which constitute the requisite technical vocabulary for systematic theology


Articulate an understanding of the role of systematic theology and how it may be done


Identify and distinguish the various sources on which Christian theology draws


Describe the development of key creedal doctrines, their inter-relationship and importance for contemporary theology and today’s contexts


Lectures/web material, seminars


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Tutorial Paper/Seminar Paper

Tutorial discussion papers (500 words)

0 10.0
Tutorial Paper/Seminar Paper

Tutorial discussion papers (500 words)

0 10.0
Book Review

Book Review (1000 words)

0 30.0

Essay (2000 words)

0 50.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2014

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-02 14:48:40 +1100