The historical and systematic study of Christian doctrine will be explored in order to provide a broad background to the specific study of a particular area of Christian doctrine. Selected texts exploring and articulating that doctrine will be studied and critically analysed. Through the cycle of offerings, the area of doctrine will include ‘Scripture, Revelation and Imagination’, ‘Eschatology and Universal Reconciliation’ and ‘Humanity and Sexuality’.

Unit Code: CT3059P

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Pilgrim Theological College

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Learning Outcomes


Articulate the significance to Christian faith of doctrinal/systematic theology


Identify the significance to Christian faith of designated area of doctrine


Identify the critical issues in the designated area of doctrine


Describe the contribution of the selected texts to the contemporary discussion of the doctrine


Critically evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of one of the selected texts

Unit sequence

CT1000P or CT1009P and two other CT units


Guided reading materials, online forums


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)

1500 words essay on the nature and functions of doctrinal/systematic theology

0 40.0

3000 word essay on the designated area of doctrine

0 50.0
Seminar or Tutorial

Weekly participation in online tutorials (=500 words)

0 10.0

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-04-15 09:02:13 +1000