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: CT9000T

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

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.

Establish a critical appreciation of historical and contemporary theologies of Jesus Christ, in Trinitarian perspective

5.

Formulate and engage critically with a theology of Jesus Christ for today

Unit sequence

CT8010T Christian Creeds and Doing Theology

Pedagogy

Lectures, tutorials, online materials

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Tutorial Paper

Tutorial discussion paper (250 words)

4.0
Tutorial Paper

Tutorial discussion paper (250 words)

4.0
Tutorial Paper

Tutorial discussion paper (250 words)

4.0
Tutorial Paper

Tutorial discussion paper (250 words)

3.0
Essay

Essay of 2000 words

35.0
Essay

Essay of 3000 words

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2015

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-24 14:52:55 +1000