This unit is an introduction to Christian theology. It uses The Salvation Army’s eleven articles of faith as a framework for a critical exploration of key areas of theology, locating these doctrines within the theology of the wider Church.

Unit Code: CT8301B

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catherine Booth College

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Learning Outcomes


Describe the foundational vocabulary of theology and the framework of the discipline.


Outline a working understanding of The Salvation Army’s articles of faith


Assess ways in which The Salvation Army’s doctrines both align with and differ from some other Christian traditions.


Evaluate the impact of theological reflection on the Christian life and on the practice of ministry.


Employ foundational research skills in theology utilising primary and secondary source material.


Demonstrate competence in the critical analysis, evaluation, and construction, of theological arguments.

Unit sequence

Prohibited combinations: CT8290B A Salvationist Theology A CT8292B A Salvationist Theology B


Lectures, discussion, forum participation, videos, reading


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)

2,000 word online forum participation

0 40.0
Multiple Choice Quizzes or Tests

Quiz (15 minutes)

0 3.0

3,000 word Essay

0 50.0
Multiple Choice Quizzes or Tests

Quiz (15 minutes)

0 3.0
Multiple Choice Quizzes or Tests

Quiz (15 minutes)

0 4.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2018

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-24 08:23:01 +1000