Content

This unit is an introduction to theological impetuses of the Gospel of John within Christian thought. Major themes such as incarnation, revelation, passion and Paraclete are studied in the context of: early Christian identity, selected christological debates, existential belief and decision, Christian freedom and community. Applied work is undertaken with selected historical theological uses of the Gospel of John in formulating Christian identity and ethical values.

Unit Code: CT2705S

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Stirling Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Critically articulate enduring issues in the theological character of the Gospel of John and recognise their significance in selected theological debates

2.

Articulate several textual and theological approaches for interpreting Christology through the Gospel of John

3.

Critically evaluate hermeneutical presuppositions for theological uses of the Gospel of John in formulating Christian identity and ethics

Unit sequence

15 points in Systematic Theology

Pedagogy

Engagement with learning materials and discussion in forums utilizing the facilities of ARK

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Document Study

Document study 500 words

0 10.0
Document Study

Document study 500 words

0 10.0
Document Study

Document study 500 words

0 10.0
Document Study

Document study 500 words

0 10.0
Essay

1250 word essay

0 30.0
Essay

1250 word essay

0 30.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2016

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-10 15:43:45 +1000