Details for Women in Christian History

This subject explores the role of prominent women in early and medieval Christian history and the variety of contributions of women in modern Christian history. Students will evaluate the role of Christian women in history, including within religious and secular communities, and the contribution of Australian women to Christianity.


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: HIS520
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Mark Hutchinson

Prerequisites

The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Women in Christian History

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content

Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the role of prominent women in early and medieval Christian history
  2. Demonstrate a detailed understanding of the variety of contributions of women in modern Christian history and their key characteristics
  3. Exhibit an ability to research the historical record from primary and secondary sources and critically analyse the results
  4. Critically evaluate the role of Christian women in history, including within religious and secular communities
  5. Explain and communicate a variety of divergent attitudes regarding women in ministry during the 20th and 21st centuries
  6. Recognise the contribution of Australian women to Christianity

Subject Content

  • The role of women in early and medieval Christian history
  • The role of women in modern Christian history
  • Contributions of Christian women within religious and secular communities
  • Divergent attitudes regarding women in ministry during the 20th and 21st centuries
  • Contribution of Australian women to Christianity

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Onsite (on campus)
  • Online (e-Learning)
  • Intensive

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis College.

Assessment Methods

  • Forums (20%)
  • Major Essay (50%)
  • Group Project (30%)

Prescribed Text

  • Primary readings provided