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The Knowledge of God

AQF: 6/7/8 on-campus, Corequisites: 6cps TH/CH/PE + 24cps OT/NT/BB

SEMESTER 1 2021
Friday Daytime Unit

TH001-612/721/812

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.

Lecturer: Rev Dr Ian Maddock and Rev Rob Smith
AQF level: 6/7/8
Lecture Mode: on-campus*
Corequisites: 6cps TH/CH/PE + 24cps OT/NT/BB
Times: Fridays 9.00am–9.50am + 9.55am–10.40am + 11.05am–11.55am (tutorial group A) or 12.00pm–12.50pm (tutorial group B)
Dates: 11, 18, 25 February; 4, 18, 25 March; 1, 29 April; 13, 20 May; 3, 10 June 2022 (Exam period = 20-24 June)
Location: Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Credit Points and Costs:
ATH001 = 36hrs - Audit (no assessments)
TH001-612 = 12cp (1 unit) – UCMin, UCTh, DipTh, AssocDeg, BMin, BTh
TH001-712 = 12cp (1 unit) – Non BTh/BMin students
TH001-812 = 12cp (1 unit) - GDDiv, MDiv, MTS

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*2022 LECTURE MODES:
On-Campus: units in this mode are delivered face-to-face in the classroom only
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 and off-campus concurrently.

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