Content

This unit considers the relationship between the doctrine of Christ and the doctrine of salvation. It surveys New Testament foundations, as well as representative patristic, medieval and modern theologians as they have considered this relationship. Topics covered include the two natures of Christ, historic atonement theories, black, feminist and liberationist Christologies and the extent of the salvation offered in Christ.

Unit Code: CT9726B

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Eva Burrows College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Describe the interrelation between the doctrine of Christ and the doctrine of salvation

2.

Show an awareness of a range of Christological and soteriological approaches

3.

Analyse theological literature in Christology and soteriology

4.

Apply insights from Christology and soteriology to Christian faith and discipleship

5.

Critically analyse the way in which Christ may be perceived as savingly at work in contemporary communities of faith and beyond

Unit sequence

CT8301B Introduction to Christian Theology or equivalent

Pedagogy

Lectures, discussion, online videos, web links, reading

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Essay

1,750 word primary source analysis

1750 20.0
Essay

1,750 word essay

1750 30.0
Essay

3,500 word essay

3500 50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-09-17 15:26:02 +1000