Creation and Humanity

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: THE513
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Adam Dodds


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Creation and Humanity

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

Unit Content


  1. Synthesise, biblically and theologically, what is distinctive about the Christian doctrine of creation.
  2. Evaluate what is meant by the imago Dei. Summarise the range of interpretations and argue which ones are the most important.
  3. Construct a theology of divine providence in relation to human freedom and human sin.
  4. Critically relate the contemporary significance of Christian theological anthropology.

Subject Content

  • Biblical Foundations for Creation I – Genesis 1-2
  • Biblical Foundations for Creation II – Creation in the Old and New Testaments
  • The Doctrine of Creation
  • Humanity as Imago Dei
  • Divine Providence
  • Humans as Good and Sinful
  • Human Freedom
  • Spiritual Powers, Evil and Death
  • Theological Anthropology: Rest and Desire
  • Earth-Keeping and Science & Theology
  • Embodiment, Gender, and Sexuality
  • Human Flourishing, Disability Theology, and Transhumanism
  • To What End? The Destiny of Creation and Humanity

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to face (onsite)
  • E-learning (online)
  • Intensive
  • Extensive

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

Assessment Methods

  • Forum post (10%)
  • Forum post (10%)
  • Major Essay (50%)
  • Presentation (30%)

Prescribed Text

No prescribed text but readings will be provided from recommended texts and seminal works.