Our everyday world is an increasingly dynamic mix of faiths,
philosophies, cultures and ideologies in both local and global
contexts. In such a world, Christians and their communities still have
the imperative to share Christ but often struggle with traditional
paradigms of the gospel and its effective proclamation. This course
goes deeply into New Testament understandings of the gospel and
its presentation, providing a basis for sharing the gospel in today’s
- Teacher: Mark Keown
This course is a close study of one major theologian (or a group of
closely related theologians), past or present, in the intellectual context
of their day. Through the study of selected writings of the theologian
and secondary sources, their theological method and commitments
will be analysed and their contribution to theology, faith and life. In
2018, the focus of the course is Scottish theologian, T.F. Torrance.
- Teacher: Kate Dugdale
A course on methodology and practical aspects of advanced theological research. Students will reflect on the theological, ethical and missiological implications of research whilst developing advanced skills and methods which will support a research project. A range of scholars will relate their own research experience and projects and students will engage with a number of contemporary approaches to critical research and writing. Students will develop and hone the skills of theological research and writing by designing and implementing a research project in the field of their interest.
- Teacher: Greg Liston
This course offers a student a supervised research essay on an
approved topic in an aspect of Theology and/or related discipline.
Students can apply to the Head of School for enrollment in this course upon
the successful completion of R351.830 Theological Research and Writing.
This course invites practitioners from a diverse range of vocations to
critically reflect on the integration of faith and vocational practice.
Engaging with theologically integrative frameworks, approaches and
practices students are offered opportunities to reflect on their own
vocational practices in relation to God and the world, to address key
questions pertinent to their own vocation, and so faithfully enhance
their own professional well-being and engagement.
- Teacher: Roshan Allpress