This course introduces learners to the biblical metanarrative as the structure of biblical theology and with the Christian gospel as the centre of biblical theology.
An examination of the life setting, contents and theological perspectives of 1 Corinthians, together with a consideration of selected themes in Pauline theology. Exegesis of selected English texts, or translation and exegesis of selected Greek texts.
An introduction to theology that answers the question: What do Christians believe and why? The course examines the sources of theological authority; theological method based on those sources; the content of Christian belief; and how theology relates to individual, communal and global life.
Salvation in history: a biblical overview of the doctrines of sin, grace, justification, regeneration and conversion. Salvation at the fulfillment of history: biblical and historical models of eschatology; contemporary issues in eschatology.
This course introduces students to theological reflection, providing opportunities for students to develop basic skills for working with biblical texts and theological ideas and applying those skills in everyday contexts.
This course aims to help students’ spiritual formation, through engagement with Scripture and a variety of Christian spiritual traditions, reflection on their own and others’ foundational experiences, and the development of spiritual practices for life and vocation.
This course considers what a biblical theology of mission is and examines the application of the
bible to contemporary issues in mission. It also provides an overview of how these issues
developed and were debated through some of the major mission conferences in the twentieth
century. It provides an opportunity to integrate biblical, theological and other studies for mission in today’s world.