The Self-Revealing God

The unit The Self-Revealing God builds on the knowledge and skills learned in the introductory unit in theology. It prepares the student for more specialised study at higher levels through a study of the nature, attributes, and creative work of the Triune God as this is made known to us through his self-revelation.

Study Level




Sub Discipline

Systematic Theology

Credit Points



T5105 Introduction to Christian Doctrines


T7213 The Self-Revealing God

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Explain the major theological doctrines (Revelation, Trinity, God the Father, Creation, Providence) relevant to this unit
  2. Identify and explore selected ways in which the Church has understood the interaction between the self-revealing God and creation
  3. Analyse a range of primary and secondary literature dealing with God’s self-revelation and his interaction with creation
  4. Evaluate key issues arising from their study of God’s self-revelation in the light of contemporary cultural and religious settings
  5. Apply this knowledge to theological, pastoral, or social situations relevant to their ministry setting.
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