Content

This unit engages major theological themes of Paul’s Epistle to the Romans. Applied work will be undertaken with selected historical and contemporary theological uses of Romans in formulating Christian identity and values. Focus on Romans as theological testimony will be explored through selected hermeneutical and philosophical approaches to evil and shame, finitude and faith, debt and gift.

Unit Code: CT2731S

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.

Articulate and evaluate enduring theological issues in the reception of Romans and recognise their significance in historical debates and contemporary forums;

2.

Articulate several theological and hermeneutical approaches to interpreting Romans and develop skills for reading theological testimony;

3.

Critically evaluate theological approaches to reading Romans in formulating Christian identity and values;

Unit sequence

15 points in Systematic Theology

Pedagogy

lecture/discussion/group work

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

1200 word essay

0 30.0
Essay

1200 word essay

0 30.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-11 08:24:52 +1000