Christology and Soteriology

The unit Christology and Soteriology is designed to provide students with an understanding of the person and saving work of Jesus Christ.  It seeks to explore this understanding in the light of contemporary Christian thought and life. It is an advanced unit and forms part of a Specialisation in the sub-discipline of Systematic Theology within the Discipline of Theological Studies.

Study Level




Sub Discipline

Systematic Theology

Credit Points



T8101 Introducing Theology or T8105 Basic Christian Doctrines


T7210 The Person and Work of Christ

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Outline the key biblical material that provides the foundation for a theological understanding of the person and saving work of Christ
  2. Explain the significance of the various strands of Christological and soteriological thought
  3. Analyse critically a range of primary and secondary texts by relevant theological thinkers
  4. Use appropriate methods of critical theological reflection to interpret the major doctrines in Christology and Soteriology
  5. Apply insights from their study to Christian life and ministry within their particular context.
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