This unit will explore contemporary concepts of salvation with a particular focus on the relationship between theology and mission. It will include an examination of key biblical and theological sources which have contributed to the development of several modern soteriologies and offer constructive responses. The unit will explore the significance of these concepts of salvation in relation to a range of issues including: social service, justice, evangelism and interfaith dialogue.

Unit Code: CT3795B

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Eva Burrows College

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Learning Outcomes


Outline theological and missiological reasons for developing a contemporary soteriology


Articulate a theology of salvation that connects meaningfully with holistic mission


Demonstrate a critical awareness of parable uses in diverse theological and literary contexts


Discuss critically the significance of context in the development of soteriology, using examples from a range of contemporary theologies


Develop an integrated contemporary theological perspective on salvation

Unit sequence

30 points of Systematic Theology


Lectures, seminars, group work, online forums, videos


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Seminar or Tutorial

1,000 word seminar paper

1000 20.0
Seminar or Tutorial

1,000 word seminar paper

1000 20.0

3,000 word essay

3000 60.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 20 Jul, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-09-24 22:48:28 +1000