Content

This unit explores the person of Jesus as depicted in the gospel narratives. It examines his impact from historical and contemporary perspectives (both Christian and non-Christian). It explores how Jesus is encountered as Christ in Christian experience and testimony.

Unit code: CT9702S (Approved)

Points: 24.0

Unit level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit discipline: Systematic Theology

Proposing College: Stirling Theological College

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Learning outcomes

1.

Identify key depictions of Jesus derived in and from the gospel narratives

2.

Analyse the impact of the person and message of Jesus in selected periods of history

3.

Research and describe the ways in which Jesus is encountered as Christ in Christian experience and testimony

4.

Compare and contrast selected contemporary engagements with the person of Jesus

5.

Reflect theologically on the role Jesus has played in a particular, (researched) social issue

Unit sequence

CT8001S Theology for today’s world or equivalent foundational unit in Systematic Theology

Pedagogy

Engagement with learning materials and discussion in forums utilizing the facilities of ARK

Assessment

Type Description Word count Weight (%)
Essay

Minor essay (1500 words)

0 30.0
Essay

Major Essay (2500 words)

0 40.0
Essay

Reader response (1000 words)

0 15.0
Essay

Reader response (1000 words)

0 15.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 9 Apr, 2020

Unit record last updated: 2020-04-09 13:30:13 +1000