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Foundational Christian Beliefs
SEMESTER 1 2021
Tuesday Daytime Unit
‘Everyone is a theologian...they just don't know it!’ If that's so, then the real question is whether you're doing good or bad theology. Theology absolutely matters. That's because what lies at the heart of life, love and the universe is the reality of the Triune God and his plan to create, redeem and perfect the world he has made for his glory.
We need to know who God truly is in order to worship, obey and enjoy Him rightly. This means theology is essential to the totality of the church’s faith and practice, and to the believer’s life in Christ.
In this unit we cover the key Christian beliefs about God, Scripture, creation, humankind, sin, salvation, church and God's ultimate rule – to demonstrate their relevance to church life and practice. The unit also aims to show how these beliefs are intrinsically connected to each other to form a cohesive and coherent Christian faith.
Lecturer: Rev Mark Adams
AQF level: 5/7
Lecture Mode: hybrid*
Times: Tuesdays 2.10pm-3.00pm + 3.05pm-3.55pm
Dates: 9, 16, 23 February; 9, 16, 30 March, 20, 27 April; 4, 18, 25 May; 1 June 2021 (Exam period = 10-21 June)
Location: Roberts-Dale Campus, 140 Croydon Avenue, Croydon Park 2133
Credit Points and Costs:
ATH005 = 36hrs - Audit (no assessments) - $390 on-campus*/$351 off-campus*
TH005-512 = 12cp (1 unit) - UCMin, UCTh, DipTh, AssocDeg, BMin, BTh - $2520
TH005-712 = 12cp (1 unit) - GDDiv, MDiv, MTS - $2520
*2021 LECTURE MODES:
On-Campus: units in this mode are delivered face-to-face in the classroom only, with a limit on numbers (for Covid safety).
Off-campus: units in this mode are delivered live online only, that is, a mix of online lectures, videos, activities and interaction with lecturers and fellow students.
Hybrid: units in this mode are delivered both on-campus (limited face-to-face numbers) and off-campus (live online) concurrently.