Details for Australian Pentecostalism in the 21st Century


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: MIN009
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: John Griffiths

Prerequisites

Nil

Awards offering Australian Pentecostalism in the 21st Century

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

Unit Content

Outcomes

  1. Explain the key theological beliefs and practises that led to the rise of Pentecostalism in Australia in the early 20th Century;
  2. Recognise the foundational theological beliefs and practices of contemporary Pentecostalism that are similar and differentiate it from other Christian Church groups;
  3. Discuss contemporary theological issues in Pentecostalism, such as women in leadership, new creation theology and the practise of spiritual gifts; and
  4. Identify shifts in Pentecostal theology from its beginnings to today.

Subject Content

  • Overview of Pentecostal beliefs
  • The birth of Pentecostalism
  • Key differences of Pentecostalism and other Christian faith denominations
  • The development of Pentecostalism in Australia in the 20th Century
  • Case Study - Example: The CRC
  • Australian Pentecostalism in the 21st Century

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (on site)
  • E-learning (online)
  • Intensive

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

Assessment Methods

  • Essay (30%)
  • Case Study (40%)
  • Critical Reflection (30%)

Prescribed Text

  • Primary readings provided