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.
Not currently offered.
This Course was last offered in Semester 1 - 2017.
This course replaces the following course(s): THEO6006. Students who have successfully completed THEO6006 are not eligible to enrol in RELT6006.
On successful completion of the 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
The course will be organised around the following themes:
- Christology and the Early Church
- An Experiment in Christology
- Christology and Eastern Orthodoxy
- Christology and Protestantism: Martin Luther and John Calvin
- Christology and Roman Catholicism
- Contextual Christologies
This course replaces THEO6005. If you have successfully completed THEO6005 you cannot enrol in this course.
Online Learning Activity: Discussion Forums
Written Assignment: Minor Essay - Literature Review
Essay: Major Research Essay