Faith, Revelation and Theology

10 Units

This course will study theology as a 'discipline among disciplines' as it has been expressed over time and with a special focus on its various manifestations today and its approach to the categories of 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


On successful 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.)

The course will be organised around the following themes:

  1. Theology and its Foundations
  2. Theology and Faith
  3. Theology and Revelation
  4. Theology Today
Replacing Course(s) THEO6040
Transition Students who have previously completed THEO6040 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6040.
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 minor essay – 1,200 words (20%) 1 x major essay – 2,400 words (40%)
  • Online Discussion - 4 x 300 word contributions (10%)
  • Other: (please specify) - Wiki Teamwork Task 4 x 300 word contributions (10%)
  • Quiz - On-line - (20%)
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 RELT6040

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