This unit explores the sacramental ministry of the church, especially, Baptism and Eucharist and ordained ministry in the context of the whole people of God. It aims to help students to understand the biblical bases of sacramental theology and practice and of Christian Ministry. To identify the mutual shaping of sacramental practice and theology through Christian history, to appreciate critically different sacramental theologies and views of ministry and to begin to develop a coherent theology with which to address contemporary questions about sacraments and ministry.

Unit Code: CT2909T

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Trinity College Theological School

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Learning Outcomes


Identify the biblical and theological resources relevant to the theology of at least two of Baptism, Eucharist and ministry.


Articulate an appreciation of the arguments on both sides of the church dividing issues relating to at least two of Baptism, Eucharist and ministry.


Analyse theological positions in relation to Baptism, Eucharist and ministry.

Unit sequence

CT1000T Christian Creeds or equivalent


Web material, tutorial discussions


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)

Folio of 5 x 300 word reflections: three chosen toward final assessment (equivalent of 1,000 words)

0 25.0

Essay of 1,000 words

0 25.0

Essay 2,500 words

0 50.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 23 Oct, 2014

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-11 10:35:16 +1000