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CT1701B - Introduction to Christian Theology

  • Unit Code & NameCT1701B Introduction to Christian Theology
  • Description

    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.

  • FieldC - Christian Thought and History
  • DisciplineCT - Systematic Theology
  • Unit Points18
  • LevelUndergraduate Level 1
  • Semester2, 2021
  • Delivery ModeOnline
  • Lecturer(s) TBC
  • Prerequisites

    Nil PROHIBITED COMBINATIONS CT1290B A Salvationist Theology A CT1292B A Salvationist Theology B

  • Learning Activities

    Lectures, discussion, forum engagement, videos, reading *This unit is offered at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. Students may engage with people across both levels when this unit is delivered.

  • Assessments

    Three Quizzes (5 minutes each) - 10% 1,500 word online forum participation - 40% One 2,000 word Essay - 50%

  • Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to: 1. Describe the basic vocabulary of theology and the framework of the discipline. 2. Outline a working understanding of The Salvation Army's articles of faith. 3. Situate The Salvation Army's doctrines within the broader Christian tradition. 4. Discuss the impact of various theological perspectives on life and ministry. 5. Show basic skills in the construction and evaluation of theological arguments.

  • Text Books

    Texts to be purchased Ezigbo, Victor I. Introducing Christian Theologies: Voices from Global Christian Communities, Vol. 1. Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2013. Ezigbo, Victor I. Introducing Christian Theologies: Voices from Global Christian Communities, Vol. 2. Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2015.