Details for Theologians: Method and Meaning
This unit introduces you to the work of some seminal theologians from Christian tradition and the 20th/21st century. It invites you to
think about how method in theology influences a particular author’s project and conclusions.
- Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
- Course code: THE601
- Credit points: 20
- Subject coordinator: Robyn Wrigley-Carr
The following courses are prerequisites:
Awards offering Theologians: Method and Meaning
This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:
- Explain the contribution of selected theologians central to Christian tradition (pre-20th century) to contemporary thought and practice;
- Compare, contrast and evaluate the theological insights of selected authors;
- Summarise the theological method of key 20/21st century theologians and explain the way this frames their theology;
- Present research conclusions to peers and engage in constructive and critical dialogue.
This course may be offered in the following formats
- Face to Face (onsite)
- Distance/E-learning (online)
- Intensive (Two weeks: 7 hours per day for 10 days = 70 class hours + approx 170 hours out of class time for research, writing, exam preparation and execution, ancillary activities associated with completion of assigned tasks)
- Critical Reflections on Readings (50%)
- Major Research Essay and Presentation (50%)
- Ford, D., The Modern Theologians: An Introduction to Christian Theology since 1918. Oxford: Blackwell, 2005.
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