The unit provides a basic introduction to the nature and methodology of theology. Particular attention is given to the task of engaging with specific Christian doctrines and their relevance to contemporary culture and vocational practice.
Unit code: CT8001S
Unit status: Approved (Major revision)
Unit level: Postgraduate Foundational
Unit discipline: Systematic Theology
Proposing College: Stirling CollegeShow when this unit is running
Outline the nature and scope of Christian theology as a critical discipline, identifying the main fields of Christian doctrine.
Justify how Scripture, tradition, reason, experience, contribute to the formation and understanding of theological engagement
Analyse the connections between key elements of Christian theology.
Demonstrate how key theological concepts are applied to vocational practice and contemporary life
Articulate the importance of context and the role it plays in the work of doing theology.
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.
|Type||Description||Word count||Weight (%)|
|Reflection - Reader Response||
Reading response – 2 x 500 words
|Critical Review - Critical Review of one scholars view of a particular doctrine||2000||30.0|
|Essay - Major Paper||
Major Essay (3000 words)
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 21 Sep, 2021
Unit record last updated: 2021-09-21 19:15:07 +1000