This seminar-based unit is designed to enable students to develop advanced skills in historical research and writing. Focused study and discussion will facilitate theological reflection of historical texts and integration with other theological disciplines. The unit will include sessions on methods of historical research, writing history and narrative style, the use of oral sources, publishing, electronic sources and databases, and contemporary issues in historiography.
Undertake historical research by applying appropriate historical methodology and demonstrating a range of approaches to the study of historical texts
Demonstrate skilled use of electronic databases, journals and other scholarly literature
Engage in scholarly exchange with people undertaking historical research in formulating reasoned interpretations of key periods in Church history
Critically evaluate the work of selected historians
Research and document a detailed topic on Church History, using primary and secondary sources
Reflect theologically upon historical texts and integrate their study with other theological disciplines
CH1001C and CH1002C or equivalent
Face-to-face monthly seminar discussion.
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OPTION 1 - 16,000-word essay or equivalent project
OPTION 2 - 2 x 8,000-word papers
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 26 Sep, 2019
Unit record last updated: 2020-10-30 19:16:47 +1100