Content

This unit will involve a study of contemporary Chinese poetry and its quest for identity, freedom and communal belonging. These themes will then form the basis for theological reflection, seeking resonances with biblical thought and paths for constructive dialogue.

Unit Code: CT9013W

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Articulate an understanding of contemporary Chinese thought in selected poems

2.

Identify and explain motifs and themes expressed in selected poems

3.

Analyse correlations between biblical/theological themes and poetic motifs

4.

Demonstrate critical theological insights derived from this process of dialogue

5.

Evaluate critical issues in inter-cultural dialogue explored in this unit

6.

Offer a critical response to the methodology of the process of dialogue undertaken in this unit

Unit sequence

CT1001W or CT8001W (or equivalent)

Pedagogy

Lectures, Seminar

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Journal

Journal of Reflections (1,500 words)

0 25.0
Essay

Essay (4,500 words)

0 75.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2016

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-25 15:41:27 +1100