CT9293B Reformation Theology
- Unit Code & NameCT9293B Reformation Theology
- Cross CodeCH9293B
- DescriptionThis unit examines the major theological developments during, and emerging from, the Protestant Reformation. These are set within their broad historical and confessional contexts.
It introduces students to the antecedents of Reformation Theology - late medieval Religion, Humanism and Scholasticism; to the Reformers and their major doctrinal themes; to the impact of Reformation thought upon historical and contemporary contexts.
- FieldC - Christian Thought and History
- DisciplineCT - Systematic Theology
- Unit Points15
- LevelPostgraduate Elective
- Semester1, 2019
- Delivery ModeIntensive
- DateFebruary 4 - 15, 9.30am to 3.00pm. There are no classes on Wednesdays and the weekend.
Campus | 32a Barnsbury Grove, Bexley North
- Learning ActivitiesLectures, seminars, tutorials
- Assessments1 x 1,500 word short essay - 30%
1 x 1,000 word annotated bibliography - 20%
1 x 3,500 word research essay - 50%
- Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to:
1. Identify the major theological strands converging within the Reformation period
2. Articulate a nuanced understanding of the complementarity and discontinuity of the various Reformers' ideas
3. Describe some of the more significant impacts of Reformation thought upon history
4. Critically evaluate the major doctrinal themes of the Protestant Reformers
5. Creatively apply insights from the Reformation to contemporary faith and practice
6. Critically analyse specific source materials of the Reformation
7. Develop an in-depth critical engagement with one issue of the reformation.
- Text Books*McGrath, Alister E. Reformation Thought: An Introduction. Fourth edition. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2012.
Students are required to purchase the text. This book is available as an eBook via the University of Divinity (UD) Library Hub. You need to be a currently enrolled UD student to access the hub.