This unit will investigate and engage with critical theological, biblical, pastoral, and missiological resources on a range of understandings of creation. Ecumenical, Indigenous, and interfaith perspectives will be considered.
Students will be equipped to formulate their own theological, ethical, and practical responses to contemporary questions.
Unit code: CT9039W
Unit status: Approved (New unit)
Unit level: Postgraduate Elective
Unit discipline: Systematic Theology
Proposing College: Whitley CollegeShow when this unit is running
Demonstrate an informed, coherent, and critical engagement with theological accounts of creation.
Develop confidence in critical engagement with a diverse range of texts, statements, and appropriate literature representing the manner in which the broader Christian tradition, indigenous traditions, and other religious traditions, have developed understandings of creation.
Critically evaluate the range of practices deployed by Christian communities in order to respond to and engage with creation.
Exhibit capacity for independent and critical theological reflection upon a range of issues arising from the unit.
Formulate research criteria and methodologies for engaging in theologies of creation in contemporary contexts.
This is an elective PG unit that assumes and builds on study undertaken in PG foundational units. Prerequisites: 24 points in CT and 24 points in Field B
Central to the Unit’s pedagogy will be praxis-focused theological enquiry that engages with case study, prior student experience, practitioner narrative, and expert testimony. The Unit aims to equip the student with a more coherent and comprehensive theo-logic oriented towards Christian engagement with the creation.
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Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 5 Oct, 2020
Unit record last updated: 2020-10-05 17:23:00 +1100