This unit explores the history, theology and practice of the gospel sacraments of baptism and eucharist. It makes strategic pathways into more fully understanding, and taking care of and with, what Christian tradition has identified gifts of God's self-giving. Covering biblical roots and early precedents, key historical turns and contemporary controversies, the course is weighted to Anglican traditions, while representing perspectives from a wide ecumenical spectrum.
Unit Code: DA3009T
Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3
Unit Discipline: Mission and Ministry
Delivery Mode: Online
Proposing College: Trinity College Theological SchoolShow when this Unit is running
Articulate and synthesise the biblical roots of the enactment of gospel sacraments
Communicate and evaluate clearly the early precedents and key historical turns influencing contemporary theology and practice of the gospel sacraments
Evaluate contemporary issues and controversies relating to the gospel sacraments within an informed ecumenical framework
Shape liturgical events that exhibit learning from the unit content, with explicit theological and liturgical justification from Scripture and tradition.
Lectures, student presentations, group discussions, online web material, tutorial forums
Essay of 1,500 words
Case study of 2,500 words
Commentary on liturgical text of 1,000 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 23 Oct, 2014
Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-30 12:04:50 +1000