Faith, Revelation and Theology

10 Units

This course will study theology as a 'discipline among disciplines' as it has been expressed in history and with a special focus on its various manifestations today and its approach to faith and revelation. The course will pay particular attention to important theologians and important theological issues in the current context.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Humanities and Social Science
Availability Semester 1 - 2014 (Seminar - Broken Bay Institute)
Semester 1 - 2014 (UoN Broken Bay Institute - Online)
Semester 2 - 2014 (Seminar - Broken Bay Institute)
Semester 2 - 2014 (UoN Broken Bay Institute - Online)

Previously offered in 2013

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. Articulate an understanding of the discipline of theology as well as its place and importance in contemporary academia and society.
  2. Critically evaluate, debate, discuss, and respond to theological issues which have arisen throughout history and which exist today.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of key theologians throughout history and today.
  4. Examine the relationship between theology and particular practical and professional interests today (such as theology and science, theology and education, etc.)

Topics will include:

  • Theology and its Foundations
  • Theology and Faith
  • Theology and Revelation
  • Theology Today
Replacing Course(s) THEO6040
Transition Students who have previously completed THEO6040 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6040.
Assumed Knowledge It is advantageous for students to have completed THEO1040 "Introduction to Theology" in the Bachelor of Theology.
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Two or more written assignments, which might include minor or major essays, tutorial papers, book reviews, online quiz, blogs, essay proposals, bibliographies or other similar exercises, totalling 5,000 words (or equivalent). 100%
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 130 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for RELT60402

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