Content

This unit will provide an overview of the sacrament of Eucharist, from historical, liturgical and theological perspectives. A major part of this unit will examine the Coptic understanding of the Eucharist and the key elements of Coptic sacramental theology. Topics to be considered include: The Eucharist in relation to Christology, Salvation and the Church; the Eucharist in the Scriptures; and the development of the theology of the Eucharist in terms of transformation, anamnesis, sacrifice and the presence of Christ in the Eucharist.

Unit Code: CT2620A

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: St Athanasius College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Articulate an understanding of the origin, history, value and theological meaning of the Eucharist in the early church

2.

Describe the relationship between the teachings of the early Fathers of the Church and the Coptic tradition on the Eucharist

3.

Explain the theology of the Eucharist as articulated by the Coptic Church.

4.

Discuss the liturgical structure of the Eucharistic Liturgies of the Coptic Church

Pedagogy

Weekly lectures and class discussions

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Essay

Essay 1000 words

0 25.0
Essay

Essay 2500 words

0 50.0
Oral Presentation

Presentation Equivalent to 1000 words with submitted script

0 25.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-10 13:56:04 +1000