Content

“Where there is salvation, its name is Jesus; its grammar is the cross and resurrection” (Rowan Williams). This unit explores the key theological questions in the doctrine of salvation: what are we saved from? What are we saved for? How are we saved? What does it mean to be saved?

Unit Code: CT9017Y

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Identify the biblical roots for the Christian understanding of salvation

2.

Critically evaluate at least two approaches, from differing time periods, to the Christian understanding of salvation

3.

Describe and evaluate the ramifications to Christian thought of these approaches to the understanding of salvation

4.

Critically engage with issues of universalism and the scope of salvation

5.

Appraise contemporary Christian approaches to the notion of ‘Fallen Humanity’

Unit sequence

One foundational unit in CT

Pedagogy

Lectures and Seminars

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Essay

Essay of 1500 words

1500 20.0
Essay

Essay of 2000 words

2000 30.0
Essay

Essay of 3500 words

3500 50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-19 09:29:11 +1100