Faith, Revelation and Theology

Course code RELT6040Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

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.

Available in 2014

Seminar - Broken Bay InstituteSemester 1, Semester 2
UoN Broken Bay Instit - OnlineSemester 1, Semester 2
Previously offered in 2013
ObjectivesUpon 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.)
ContentTopics will include:
- Theology and its Foundations
- Theology and Faith
- Theology and Revelation
- Theology Today
Replacing Course(s)THEO6040
TransitionStudents who have previously completed THEO6040 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6040.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeIt is advantageous for students to have completed THEO1040 "Introduction to Theology" in the Bachelor of Theology.
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsTwo 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 HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 130 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for RELT6040