Not currently offered
Course code



10 units


2000 level

Course handbook


This course introduces a range of topics in sacramental theology. The history and development of sacramental theology in a range of Christian traditions will be examined. As well, the course will analyse the nature of sacramental practices in church contexts, and the degree to which these practices help the church negotiate its relation to other cultures and traditions.


Not currently offered.

Replacing course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): THEO2040. Students who have successfully completed THEO2040 are not eligible to enrol in RELT2014.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate understanding of the theological, spiritual and practical dimensions of the sacraments

2. Outline the historical development of the sacraments in the life of the Christian Church

3. Analyse different meanings of sacramental theology in the Christian Church

4. Demonstrate writing, research and information technology skills appropriate to studies in religion and theology.


The course introduces students to the history, development, themes and practices in Christian sacramental theology.


This course replaces THEO2040. If you have successfully completed THEO2040 you cannot enrol in this course.

Assessment items

Essay: 2 x Essays

Online Learning Activity: 5 x Online Discussion Board