Content

The unit introduces students to the basic teachings of the Christian faith from a Lutheran theological perspective. It covers creation, image of God, the person and work of Christ, justification, universalism, law and gospel, the two kingdoms, baptism, saint and sinner, the last things and Holy Communion. All this is done with reference to the contemporary context in which students do theology, especially schools and churches.

Unit Code: CT1202L

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Australian Lutheran College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Describe, discuss and communicate the distinctive teachings of the Christian faith

2.

Identify Scripture-based and gospel-centred foundations of Lutheran theology and apply these as they investigate areas of theology

3.

Examine contemporary issues in the light of their theological knowledge and compose theologically-sound responses to them

Unit sequence

A foundational unit available in the BTheol; also available for inclusion in the DipTheol

Pedagogy

This unit provides students with the opportunity to engage with online learning materials, including study notes, video, PowerPoint and personal discussions with the lecturer on request. An intensive workshop of three days (approximately 20 hours) of lectures, inquiry, group activities and discussion is also offered.

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Portfolio

Workbook

500 13.0
Portfolio

Workbook

500 13.0
Portfolio

Workbook

500 14.0
Essay

Report on a visual depiction of theology

1000 20.0
Essay 500 40.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 26 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2020-01-17 17:07:07 +1100