What does it mean to be human? This unit introduces and examines the ways in which Christian theology has approached and understood the mysteries of human personhood. With attention to christology, the body, sexuality, childhood, ageing, death and more, students will learn to deepen and articulate their own developing theological anthropology.
Unit code: CT9705W
Unit status: Approved (Major revision)
Unit level: Postgraduate Elective
Unit discipline: Systematic Theology
Proposing College: Whitley CollegeShow when this unit is running
Identify and analyse a variety of ways that the Christian tradition has approached the question of our being human.
Evaluate where theological understandings of human personhood critically intersect with other theological commitments and experiences.
Articulate a coherent theological response to the question ‘What are human beings?’
Exhibit independent and critical responses for theological reflection on the question of human personhood.
Formulate research criteria and methodologies for engaging in questions of concern for theological anthropology.
Prerequisite: 48 points, including 24 points in CT
Prohibited combinations: None
The unit will comprise of asynchronous lectures delivered online plus both synchronous and asynchronous online discussions engaging with the topic for the set module and based on assigned readings.
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Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 23 Sep, 2020
Unit record last updated: 2022-10-26 17:38:43 +1100