This unit is the second of a sequence of two that orients early-stage theology students to Christian Theological concepts. A variety of Christian belief systems and views surveyed with attention given to their social context and historical development. Students are invited to examine their own belief systems and appreciate how past and present contexts have combined to shape them. This second unit will examine a variety of Christian theological perspectives on such topics as: 1. Humanity 2. Sin and Evil 3. The person and work of Christ 4. Salvation and atonement 5. The person of the Holy Spirit, 6. Church 7. Eschatological Perspectives

Unit Code: CT0152W

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Diploma

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes


Explain several central themes in the discipline of theology


Recognise the historical development and the impact of social context upon various theological perspectives


Demonstrate developing skills in reading, reasoning and the critical evaluation of theological arguments


Differentiate some important influences in their own approach to theology

Unit sequence

This unit is second in a sequence of two units (CT0151W, CT0152W) that together serve as an introduction and survey of Christian theology. CT0151W is to be completed as a pre-requisite for CT0152W.


Lectures, seminars, tutorials.

When incorporated into the NEXT program, delivery strategy will also utilise field trips and excursions to provide students with the opportunity to explore theological concepts in diverse contexts and settings.


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Short Answer Tests

Other Assessment Task: Quiz + Short Answer Test 20 mins = 750 words

750 25.0

Written Assessment Task 750 words

750 25.0

Written Assessment Task 1500 words

1500 50.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-16 09:47:41 +1100