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Introduction to Christian Theology

This foundational unit, an introduction to Christian theology, 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.



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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the basic vocabulary of theology and the framework of the discipline.
  • Outline a working understanding of The Salvation Army's articles of faith.
  • Situate The Salvation Army's doctrines within the broader Christian tradition.
  • Discuss the impact of various theological perspectives on life and ministry.
  • Show basic skills in the construction and evaluation of theological arguments.


Major Emma Moore has been a Salvation Army Officer for over 15 years and has experience as a Corps Officer and Church planter in several Corps in Australia. Between 2016-2018, she was appointed to the college in Sydney where she was a Mission Leader and an Individualised Training Officer before commencing at an inner-city Corps in London, UK. Most recently, Emma has been the Mission and Ministry Formation Coordinator for the Officer Formation Stream at Eva Burrows College.

Mode of Delivery

This unit is delivered as an online intensive. Course materials will be available on ARK, the Learning Management System for all our higher education study. Login details for this unit will be accessible to students on confirmation of enrolment into an award or the unit.


To study online, you will need to find around 3 to 4 hours per week for readings, activities and assessments for each unit. To learn more visit our Online Campus page.

Unit Costs

This undergraduate unit costs approx. $1,764, which is determined by the University of Divinity and reviewed annually. You could also study this unit as a non-award student (audit) at the cost of $500. Non-credit study is for students who wish to study a unit but not participate in formal assessments. Fees are consistent for domestic and international students. International students are charged a separate application fee of $300 (plus GST) upon enrolment. Students who meet eligibility criteria may be eligible for AUSTUDY and FEE-HELP assistance. 

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