This unit aims to provide a basic introduction to the nature and methodology of theology. Particular attention is given to the task of developing a responsible theological expression of Christian faith in contemporary culture.

Unit Code: CT1711S

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Stirling Theological College

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Learning Outcomes


Explain the nature and scope of Christian theology as a critical discipline, identifying the main fields of Christian thought


Discuss critically the contribution of the major sources for theology: revelation, scripture, tradition, reason, experience, culture and praxis


Evaluate and articulate several approaches to theological work and their methodologies;


Apply critical criteria to the task of evaluating theological work;


Discuss, analyse and critically evaluate central elements in the Christian understanding of God as creator and redeemer, and the implication of these elements


Outline and discuss briefly other central elements in the Christian faith


Variegated on-line input and engagement through a range of facilities offered within ARK


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Book Review

1,000 word book review

0 30.0
Document Study

500 word document study

0 10.0
Document Study

500 word document study

0 10.0

1,750 word essay

0 50.0

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-03 14:40:15 +1100