Content

Students will become acquainted with the basics of Christian theology and form a foundational understanding for theological reflection in the Orthodox Church with particular reference to the Coptic tradition. Key doctrinal themes will be explored, along with their exposition in contemporary liturgical practice.

Unit code: CT8619A (Approved)

Points: 24.0

Unit level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit discipline: Systematic Theology

Proposing College: St Athanasius College

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Learning outcomes

1.

Articulate and justify an understanding of the nature and purpose of theology

2.

Identify doctrinal themes in Coptic liturgical practice today and evaluate the relationship between these themes and Coptic liturgical texts

3.

Critically evaluate key theological doctrines in light of ancient texts

4.

Compare and contrast different theological viewpoints amongst two or more Christian traditions.

Pedagogy

Articles and lecture notes, video lectures and online discussion forums

Assessment

Type Description Word count Weight (%)
Essay

Written Assessment Task - Essay 3000 words

3000 40.0
Essay

Written Assessment Task – Essay 3000 words

3000 40.0
Oral Presentation

Presentation 1000 word equiv

1000 20.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 30 Sep, 2017

Unit record last updated: 2019-10-29 09:41:39 +1100