Key developments in 20th century theology are explored through an engagement with relevant figures and their primary texts. This exploration is done against the backdrop of the political, social and cultural realities that were taking place at that time. Students will demonstrate how theological proposals from the 20th century can be engaged with in relation to current personal and social challenges.
Unit code: CT2101S
Unit status: Approved (New unit)
Unit level: Undergraduate Level 2
Unit discipline: Systematic Theology
Proposing College: Stirling CollegeShow when this unit is running
Demonstrate an understanding of cultural realities impacting theological development
Assess theological responses to specific cultural and social contexts.
Contrast perspectives from different theologians
Articulate a personal theological response in today's context based on the insights of key 20th century theologians.
A foundational unit in theology is required as a prerequisite for this unit.
The pedagogical framework involves Flipped Classroom and social constructivism. Teaching and Learning activities flow from the above pedagogical frameworks, and hence involve, group work, pre-reading, quizzes, peer to peer activities, lecturing content, video presentations and gaming.
Barth, Karl. Dogmatics in Outline. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1959.
Cone, James. A Black theology of liberation. Maryknoll: Orbis, 1986.
Grenz, Stanley, Roger Olson. 20th Century theology: God and the World in a transitional Age. IVP: Downers Grove, 1992.
Gutiérrez, Gustavo. A theology of liberation: history, politics, and salvation.. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1988.
Gutting, Gary. French Philosophy in the twentieth century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Küng, Hans. *The Church*London: Burns and Oates, 1967.
Livingson, James, Francis Schüssler Fiorenza, Sarah Coakley, and James Evans (eds). Modern Christian Thought: the Twentieth Century. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2006.
McFague, Sally. The Body of God: An eceological theology. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1993.
Morat, Dermot (ed). The Routledge Companion to Twentieth Century Philosophy. London: Routledge, 2008.
Ruether, Rosemary Radford. Sexism and God-Talk: Toward a Feminist Theology. Boston: Beacon Press, 1983.
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Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 21 Sep, 2021
Unit record last updated: 2021-09-21 19:19:36 +1000