This unit examines the contemporary resurgence of interest in the doctrine of the Trinity through exposure to representative theologians in the field of Trinitarian theology, both classical and contemporary.

Unit Code: CT2797B

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Catherine Booth College

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Learning Outcomes


Identify and describe the importance of the key biblical passages that give rise to Trinitarian reflection.


Analyse some of the critical issues in contemporary and classical discourse on the Trinity.


Articulate the practical implications of the doctrine of the Trinity for the church’s life and witness including communicating the Trinity for faith in proclamation.


Demonstrate the value of the doctrine of the Trinity as constitutive of Christian identity and action in the world and in personal spirituality.


Discuss the place of the Christological debates of the fourth and fifth centuries in establishing Trinitarian orthodoxy

Unit sequence

15 points in CT


Lectures, tutorials, online videos, online meetings, class discussions, discussion boards.


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Oral Presentation

Online Presentation 1,000 words

0 20.0

Sermon manuscript / outline 1,000 words

0 20.0

Essay 2,000 words

0 60.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-11 09:57:30 +1000