T8505
Basic Christian Doctrines

This postgraduate unit introduces the beliefs of a Christian tradition, enabling the exploration of faith within the context and shape of that tradition. It provides a foundation for all future theology course units and addresses thinking theologically, a brief overview of the Christian tradition, Jesus of Nazareth, the Christian theological streams, essential doctrines, a theology of discipleship: the spiritual journey, Christian spiritual formation.

Study Level

Postgraduate

Discipline

Theology

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

Nil

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. interpret the major doctrines within a particular Christian tradition
  2. appraise the core doctrines from alternatives held in other Christian traditions
  3. demonstrate an ability to research widely, think critically, and reflect theologically
  4. critically analyse the writing of relevant theological thinkers and texts
  5. creatively apply insights from their study to Christian life and ministry
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