This unit will explore biblical, historical and contemporary responses to the question, ‘Who is Jesus?’ Students will critically investigate answers offered from both within and outside the Christian traditions and will formulate their own theological responses.

Unit Code: CT3702W

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes


Identify a range of issues concerning the significance of Jesus in the contemporary world;


Articulate the distinctive christological emphases of several biblical and extra-biblical sources;


Explain the theological issues at stake in the development of the historic credal formulations


Exhibit capacity for independent and critical theological reflection upon a range of christologies.

Unit sequence

54points, including 36 points in CT and 18 points in Field B


Lectures (video & handouts) will be posted online, online interactive seminar


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Seminar or Tutorial

Seminar Paper (1,500 words)

1500 25.0

Journal of critical reflections (at least five entries, of approximately 200 words each)

1000 25.0

Essay 2,500 words

2500 50.0

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-05 09:16:53 +1100