This unit will explore historical and contemporary discussions about Jesus Christ. It will begin with the New Testament witness to his life, death and resurrection and the messianic interpretation of those events. The appropriation of that witness in ancient creeds, contemporary theological controversies and proposals and the lives of his followers will be critically examined. The connections between the Church’s proclamation of Christ, patterns of discipleship, and practices of reconciliation and justice will be explored.
Describe the key interpretations of Jesus in the New Testament
Appraise the defining Christological issues of the patristic period
Assess the issues in contemporary Christological controversies
Evaluate the significance of classical Christology for contemporary Christology
Articulate the connections between the proclamation of Jesus Christ and the forms of life which it evokes.
Either CT 8000P: Faith, Belief and Doctrine or CT8010P: Culture, Beliefs and Theology
Lectures, discussions, tutorials, online material
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Either: Essay of 3000 words engaging the relationship between classical or contemporary Christological discussions and Christian life and practice Or Group study resource of 3000 words engaging the relationship between contemporary Christological discussions and Christian life and practice
Essay of 3000 words evaluating the Christology of either the New Testament or the patristic period
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2014
Unit record last updated: 2020-11-04 14:12:52 +1100