Content

This unit engages major theological themes of Paul’s Epistle to the Romans. Applied work will be undertaken with selected historical and contemporary theological uses of Romans in formulating Christian identity and values. Focus on Romans as theological testimony will be explored through selected hermeneutical and philosophical approaches to evil and shame, finitude and faith, debt and gift.

Unit Code: CT9731S

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Stirling Theological College

Show when this Unit is running

Learning Outcomes

1.

Critically evaluate enduring theological issues in the reception of Romans and recognise their significance in historical debates and contemporary forums

2.

Analyse several theological and hermeneutical approaches to interpreting Romans and develop skills for reading theological testimony

3.

Critically evaluate theological approaches to reading Romans in formulating Christian identity and values

4.

Demonstrate integrative skills for researching and interpreting Romans in its engagement with enduring theological and philosophical questions of human existence

Unit sequence

Foundational unit in Systematic Theology

Pedagogy

12 online sessions for 3 hour student engagement

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Document Study

750 word document study

0 12.0
Document Study

750 word document study

0 13.0
Document Study

750 word document study

0 12.0
Document Study

750 word document study

0 13.0
Essay

3000 word essay

0 50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-02 09:22:59 +1000