Doctrine of Sanctification

This postgraduate unit enables the interpretation and integration of the biblical material on sanctification into a coherent doctrinal framework. It lays the doctrinal framework for use in pastoral ministry settings. It focuses on current issues in the doctrine of sanctification, it examines sanctification in the Old and New Testaments, helps to form a theology of sanctification, contextualises the doctrine of sanctification and applies it to pastoral ministry settings.

Study Level




Credit Points



18 credit points in Theology units.

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. demonstrate a critical knowledge of the chief forms in which sanctification is expressed in the Old and New Testaments
  2. demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the writings of selected biblical and systematic theologians on the topic of sanctification
  3. evaluate in depth from a biblical perspective representative constructive theologies of sanctification
  4. integrate the material studied into their own articulation of the doctrine of sanctification
  5. critically apply the results of their study to contemporary issues raised by their ministry situation
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