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CT2126B Christ and Salvation

  • Unit Code & NameCT2126B Christ and Salvation
  • Description

    This unit considers the relationship between the doctrine of Christ and the doctrine of salvation. It surveys New Testament foundations, as well as representative patristic, medieval, and modern theologians as they have considered this relationship. Topics covered include the two natures of Christ, historic atonement theories, black, feminist, and liberationist Christologies, and the extent of the salvation offered in Christ.

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  • DisciplineDelivery ID: 46104
  • LevelUndergraduate Level 2
  • Semester2. Semester 1, 2022
  • Delivery ModeOnline
  • Date

    21 February to 27 May 2022

    Opportunity will be provided for optional discussion sessions on several occasions during the semester. Dates and times will be negotiated with class members at the beginning of the semester.

    A discussion forum will be conducted week by week. All students are expected to make brief contributions to the forum, in response to the materials provided during the unit, as one form of assessment.

    We recommend that you allocate 9 hours a week for all study activities.

  • Lecturer(s) Rev Assoc. Professor Dr Frank Rees
  • Prerequisites

    CT1301B Introduction to Christian Theology or equivalent

  • Learning Activities

    Lectures, discussion, online videos, web links, reading

    *This unit is offered at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. Students may engage with people across both levels when this unit is delivered.

  • Assessments

    2 x 500 word forum responses to online study materials - 20%

    1 x 1,000 word chapter analysis - 20%

    1 x 2,000 word essay - 60%

  • Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to:

    1.  Describe the interrelation between the doctrine of Christ and the doctrine of salvation

    2.  Compare and contrast a range of Christological and soteriological approaches 

    3.  Analyse theological literature in Christology and soteriology

    4.  Apply insights from Christology and soteriology to Christian faith and discipleship

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