Content

The unit aims to help students understand and engage thoughtfully with the contexts and questions that have arisen in the past and present theological discussion about Jesus Christ in relation to the Father and the Spirit, and to human life and community. In exploring the doctrine of the person and work of Jesus Christ as hope for the world, the central issues treated will include the understanding of salvation through Jesus Christ, the doctrine of the Incarnation and the significance of the crucifixion, resurrection and hope for human kind and for creation.

Unit Code: CT2000T

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Trinity College Theological School

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate a thoughtful and critical awareness of the theology of Jesus Christ.

2.

Elaborate and evaluate the major developments in this theology as developed in the definitions of Nicaea and Chalcedon and in the later challenges since modernity.

3.

Articulate the strengths and weaknesses of key ways of understanding salvation with regard to incarnation, teaching, cross, and resurrection

4.

Formulate an appreciation of some historical and contemporary theologies of Jesus Christ, in Trinitarian perspective.

Unit sequence

CT1010T Christian Creeds and Doing Theology

Pedagogy

Lectures, tutorials, online materials

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Essay

Essay of 1500 words

35.0
Essay

Essay of 2000 words

45.0
Tutorial Paper

Tutorial discussion papers (250 words)

5.0
Tutorial Paper

Tutorial discussion papers (250 words)

5.0
Tutorial Paper

Tutorial discussion papers (250 words)

5.0
Tutorial Paper

Tutorial discussion papers (250 words)

5.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-03 15:15:27 +1100