RELT6006

The Many Faces of Jesus Christ: Advanced Studies in Christology

10 Units

This course provides an advanced study in the field of Christology which has as its focus the development of a critical understanding of Jesus Christ. The course explores theological understandings of Jesus, including many of the debates surrounding the identity of Jesus throughout the history of the Christian religion. It also explores a number of areas of contemporary study in the field of Christology.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Humanities and Social Science
Availability Semester 1 - 2014 (UoN Broken Bay Institute - Online)
Objectives

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate advanced understanding of the Christologies present in the Christian Bible
  2. Evaluate the main Christological titles, creeds and debates which have existed throughout the history of the Christian Church;
  3. Critically analyse the various contemporary Christological theologies;
  4. Apply theological reasoning to contemporary issues in Christology today
Content

The course will be organised around the following themes: 1. Christology and the Early Church 2. An Experiment in Christology 3. Christology and Eastern Orthodoxy 4. Christology and Protestantism: Martin Luther and John Calvin 5. Christology and Roman Catholicism 6. Contextual Christologies

Replacing Course(s) THEO6006
Transition Students who have previously completed THEO6006 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6006.
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Nil
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching Methods Lecture
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - 1 x 1500 words minor essay (20%) 1 x 3000 words major essay (40%)
  • Online Discussion - 1,500 words equivalent (20%)
  • Quiz - On-line - (20%) (up to 100 multiple choice/true false questions or 20 short answer questions at 60 words each or a combination of these)
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for RELT6006

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