Content

This unit introduces students to key theological themes within the Catholic faith tradition. It explores teachings on God, Jesus Christ, the Reign of God, the Church and Eschatology. The themes will be presented in the context of a religiously diverse world.

Unit Code: CT8602C

Points: 16.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catholic Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate an understanding of the role of religion in the human search for meaning.

2.

Explain the significance of Jesus Christ for Christian faith

3.

Critically reflect on the central themes of Catholic eschatology and demonstrate an understanding of Christian hope.

4.

Develop a research essay which in a rigorous and sustained manner critically examines different models of the Church and offers an appraisal of the ways in which each contributes to an understanding of the nature and mission of the Church.

Unit sequence

BS8601C Sacred Scripture: A Foundation for Pastoral Ministry

Pedagogy

Lectures and small-group activities

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Essay

1,000 word short paper

0 25.0
Essay

1,000 word short paper

0 25.0
Essay

2,000 word research essay

0 50.0
Approvals

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-24 09:24:51 +1000