This unit invites students to engage in an interdisciplinary, integrative and peer engaged process as a culmination of the Undergraduate award they are studying. It engages students with relevant methodologies to facilitate their interdisciplinary process, in order to “do theology” with reference to their own context. It focuses on the application of theological knowledge for engagement in professional practice and learning.

Unit code: XT3010S

Unit status: Approved (New unit)

Points: 18.0

Unit level: Undergraduate Level 3

Unit discipline: Capstone Other T

Proposing College: Stirling College

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Learning outcomes


Integrate knowledge of sources, terms and concepts required in theology and its related discipline


Demonstrate competence of research principles and methods, including analytical and communication skills applicable to theology and its related disciplines


Articulate and communicate knowledge and insights in theology and its related disciplines to specialist and non-specialist audiences


The unit engages with a practical theological methodology pedagogy of “Attend, Assert, Act”. It uses various tools such as peer review and engagement, supervision, presentation assessment. This is required for completion of the Bachelor of Ministry and Theology awards in its final year

Indicative Bibliography

Grenz, S., and R. E Olson. Who needs theology: invitation to the study of God. Downers Grove, IL: IVP, 1996.

Stone, H. W., and J. O. Duke, J.O. How to think theologically. Nashville, TN: Fortress, 2013.

Volf M., and Croasman, M. For the life of the World: theology that makes a difference. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos, 2018.

Whitehead J, D, and E. E. Whitehead. Method in Ministry: Theological Reflection and Christian Ministry. Revised edition. Chicago, IL: Sheed and Ward, 1995.

Further chapters and texts as relevant to the disciplines and topics covered will be agreed upon


Type Description Word count Weight (%)
Peer Evaluation - Peer Assessment (500 words) 500 10.0
Literature Survey - Literature Survey 1000 15.0
Seminar or Tutorial - Seminary Presentation 2000 25.0
Essay 1500 50.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 22 Sep, 2021

Unit record last updated: 2021-09-27 10:02:45 +1000