Units (Subjects)

Knowledge of God

AQF: 6/7/8

SEMESTER 1 2020
Friday Daytime Unit

TH001-612/712/812

Can we know God? And if so, then how? Who wrote the Bible? Is it a divine book? Or a human book? How reliable and trustworthy is the Bible? Can we rely on it to tell us the truth about all things, or just some things? Does God foreknow the future? All of it, or just some of it? If everything happens according to God's will, why is there still suffering and evil in the world? What exactly does it mean to be created in God's image?

In this unit we’ll explore these questions and many others that are both challenging and immensely relevant to the Christian life. We will particularly focus on the ways God has chosen to make himself known; God's identity as the creator and sustainer of the universe; our identity as those created in God's image; and our fall into sin.

AQF level: 6/7/8
Times: Fridays 9.00am–9.50am + 9.55am–10.40am + 11.05am–11.55am + 12.00pm–12.50pm (tutorial)
Dates: 7, 14, 21, 28 February; 13, 20, 27 March; 1, 8, 22 May; 5, 12, 26 (exam) June 2020
Location: Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Lecturers: Rev Dr Ian Maddock and Rev Mark Adams
Credit Points and Costs:
ATH001 = 36hrs - Audit (no assessments) - $792
TH001-612 = 12cp (1 unit) - DipTh, AssocDeg, BMin, BTh - $2400
TH001-712 = 12cp (1 unit) - BMin, BTh - $2400
TH001-812 = 12cp (1 unit) - GDDiv, MACS, MDiv, MTS - $2400

If you are interested in this unit, please feel free to contact our registrars for more information. We also encourage you to contact us to ensure your choice of unit is suitable for your level of study or course that you might be working towards.

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