The Many Faces of Jesus Christ: Advanced Studies in Christology

Course code RELT6006Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

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.

Available in 2015

UoN Broken Bay Instit - OnlineSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesUpon 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
ContentThe 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
TransitionStudents who have previously completed THEO6006 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6006.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Teaching MethodsLecture
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments1 x 1500 words minor essay (20%)

1 x 3000 words major essay (40%)
Online Discussion1,500 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 HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for RELT6006