Content

The unit draws on the Christian Creeds viewed as a narrative framework for introducing students to the nature and scope of systematic theology, its sources, norms, including revelation and the relationship between faith and reason. It looks at historical moments in the development of theology, covering at least two of the following areas: the patristic period, the Reformation and theology since the modern period.

Unit Code: CT8019T

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Trinity College Theological School

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Define and use a range of key theological terms which constitute the requisite technical vocabulary for systematic theology

2.

Articulate an understanding of the role of systematic theology and how it may be done

3.

Identify and distinguish the various sources on which Christian theology draws

4.

Describe the development of key creedal doctrines, their inter-relationship and importance for contemporary theology and today’s contexts

5.

Analyse and articulate the significance of historical context for understanding theological development, drawing on examples from two historical periods.

Pedagogy

Discussion, independent research, tutorials

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Tutorial Paper

Tutorial reflection, equivalent of 1500 words

20.0
Book Review

Book Review (1500 words)

15.0
Book Review

Book Review (1500 words)

15.0
Essay

Essay (3000 words)

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2014

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-18 12:25:57 +1000