Details for Pentecostalism in Australasia

In this subject, students will gain an extensive understanding of the origins of Pentecostalism, including the foundations and early development of Pentecostalism in Australasia and the charismatic renewal in Australasia. Students will explore the emergent relationship between Pentecostalism and broader Australasian communities, the contributions of Pentecostalism to Christianity in Australasia, and contemporary Pentecostal movements in Australasia in the light of historical record.


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: HIS603
  • Credit points: 20
  • Subject coordinator: Mark Hutchinson

Prerequisites

The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Pentecostalism in Australasia

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

Unit Content

Curriculum Objective

In this subject, students will gain an extensive understanding of the origins of Pentecostalism, including the foundations and early development of Pentecostalism in Australasia and the charismatic renewal in Australasia. Students will explore the emergent relationship between Pentecostalism and broader Australasian communities, the contributions of Pentecostalism to Christianity in Australasia, and contemporary Pentecostal movements in Australasia in the light of historical record.

Outcomes

  1. Display a detailed knowledge of the origins of Pentecostalism;
  2. Demonstrate an extensive understanding of the foundations and early development of Pentecostalism in Australasia;
  3. Recognise and explain the impact and ramifications of the charismatic renewal in Australasia;
  4. Exhibit an advanced ability to research the historical record from primary and secondary sources and critically analyse the results;
  5. Demonstrate a thorough appreciation of the contributions of Pentecostalism to Christianity in Australasia;
  6. Critically evaluate the emergent relationship between Pentecostalism and broader Australasian communities;
  7. Critically analyse contemporary Pentecostal movements in Australasia in the light of historical record.

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (onsite)
  • Distance/E-learning (online)
  • Intensive (Two weeks (not necessarily consecutive): 7 hours per day for 10 days = 70 class hours + 170 hours out of class time for research, writing, exam preparation and execution, ancillary activities associated with completion of assigned tasks.)

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

Assessment Methods

  • Forum Postings (25%)
  • Field Assignment (25%)
  • Major Essay (50%)