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CT8301B Introduction to Christian Theology

  • Unit Code & NameCT8301B 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 a critical exploration of key areas of theology, locating these doctrines within the theology of the wider Church.

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  • DisciplineDelivery ID: 45914
  • LevelPostgraduate Foundational
  • Semester3. Winter School, 2022
  • Delivery ModeOnline Intensive
  • Date

    This unit is running as an online intensive.

    Admission closes Friday, 3 June 2022

    Tuesday 14 to Friday 24 June 2022 - the assumption is that the student is released from usual work activities to study fulltime for this fortnight.

    Students are expected to attend daily Zoom classes during the intensive at 1pm AEST, for one hour.

     

  • Lecturer(s) Major Emma Moore
  • Prerequisites

    Prohibited combinations: CT8290B A Salvationist Theology A CT8292B A Salvationist Theology B

  • Learning Activities

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

  • Assessments

    3 x Quizzes (15 minutes each) - 10%

    1 x 2,000 word online forum participation - 40%

    1 x 3,000 word essay - 50%

  • Learning Outcomes

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

    1.  Describe the foundational vocabulary of theology and the framework of the discipline.

    2.  Outline a working understanding of The Salvation Army's articles of faith.

    3.  Assess ways in which The Salvation Army's doctrines both align with and differ from some other Christian traditions.

    4.  Evaluate the impact of theological reflection on the Christian life and on the practice of ministry.

    5.  Employ foundational research skills in theology utilising primary and secondary source material.

    6.  Demonstrate competence in the critical analysis, evaluation, and construction, of theological arguments.