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The Doctrine of God and the Work of Christ

AQF: 6/7/8/9, hybrid

Lecture Week: Monday 16 – Friday 20 January 2023

TH002-612i/712i/812i + EM206-912i (Specialised Studies)

Theology affects all of life. It is intensely practical. It answers the meaning of life questions such as, 'Who am I? What is my purpose? How can I live well?' – by stepping back to see the centrality of God himself to our lives and the universe. As Augustine said, "You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in you."

This unit is an introduction to the study of God and to some of the most important biblical topics, such as: the trustworthiness of Scripture; God’s nature and attributes; the Trinity; Jesus the man who is God, and all that he accomplished for us; the significance of Jesus’ resurrection and ascension; the Bible’s many ways of assuring us of our salvation. This unit is intended to not only sharpen and clarify your thinking about God, but also to love and admire him more deeply for who he is.

Lecturers: Rev Dr Ian Maddock and Rev Dr Rob Smith
Prerequisite: TH206-912 = 48 level 8 credit points + 24 TH credit points Corequisite: TH002-612/712/812 = 24 OT/NT/BB credit points
AQF level: 6/7/8/9
Lecture Mode: hybrid*
Enrol by Start Date: Monday 5 December 2022
Lecture Week: Monday 16 – Friday 20 January 2023
Location: Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132 + online via Zoom
End Date: Saturday 22 April 2023
Credit Points:
ATH002 = 36hrs - Audit (no assessments)
TH002-612 = 12 credit points (1 unit) – DipTh, AssocDeg, BMin, BTh, BDiv
TH002-712 = 12 credit points (1 unit) – BMin, BTh, BDiv
TH002-812 = 12 credit points (1 unit) - GDDiv, MMin, MDiv, MTS
TH206-912 = 12 credit points (1 unit) Specialised Studies - MMin, MDiv, MTS
Tuition Fees:
Audit = $420 on-campus*/$378 off-campus*
AQF unit levels 5-7 (12 credit points) = $2,679 (Overseas student = $3,087)
AQF unit levels 8-9 (12 credit points) = $2,802 (Overseas student = $3,228)
For further details see Costs

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