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Wesleyan Theology

This specialisation will explore the foundations of Wesleyan theology and how this informs The Salvation Army theological outlook. Understand how people experience God's grace and grow in their knowledge and love of God. Live a life that puts faith and love into action by studying this specialisation stream.

 

2020 Units


 

Critical Thinking for Theology

Semester 1, 2020
Study Mode: Online

This unit introduces students to the foundational skills of critical thinking and writing for use in the study of theology and related disciplines. It is designed to equip the student in the evaluation and construction of theological ideas through the appropriation of the principles of logic and reasoning. The skills developed will include the analysis and construction of sound arguments, identifying and avoiding logical fallacies, writing with clarity, and distinguishing between weak sense and strong sense critical thinking.

Major Adam Couchman
Major Adam Couchman

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Introduction to Christian Theology

Semester 1, 2020
Study Mode: Online and On Campus

This unit is an introduction to Christian theology. It uses The Salvation Army's eleven articles of faith as a framework for exploring key areas of theology, locating these doctrines within the theology of the wider Church.

Major Adam Couchman
Major Adam Couchman

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  • CT1701B - Undergraduate, Online and On Campus
  • CT8701B - Postgraduate, Online and On Campus

  

Foundations of Wesleyan Theology

Summer Intensive, 2020
Study Mode: On Campus

This unit provides students with a comprehensive study of the foundations of eighteenth century theological developments that gave rise to Wesleyan theology. It will introduce students to the antecedents of Wesleyan theology - from the early church to Arminius, and from Arminius to Wesley, noting the Eastern Orthodox, Anglican and Pietist influences.

It will consider the key elements of Wesley's 'Quadrilateral'; the New Testament basis of the central doctrines of Wesley; the setting of Wesleyan theology within ecumenical theological thought, and its developments to the present.

Associate Professor Glen O'Brien
Associate Professor Glen O'Brien

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