Not currently offered
Course code



10 units


6000 level

Course handbook


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.

Replacing course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): THEO6006. Students who have successfully completed THEO6006 are not eligible to enrol in RELT6006.

Learning outcomes

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

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The 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


This course replaces THEO6005. If you have successfully completed THEO6005 you cannot enrol in this course.

Assessment items

Online Learning Activity: Discussion Forums

Written Assignment: Minor Essay - Literature Review

Essay: Major Research Essay