Themes in Christian Theology

Department of Theology and Religion, School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion

College of Arts and Law


Code 24050

Level of study Second Year

Credit value 20

Semester 1

Pre-requisite modules None

Other pre-requisites None

Module description

This module will consider some major doctrinal and/or thematic aspects of Christian theology. Such doctrines/themes may include Creation, the Human Person, Word of God, Sin, Trinity, Ecclesiology, Christology, Soteriology, Eschatology to mention a few. In critically reviewing such themes, students will study different theological perspectives and viewpoints offered by figures selected from Christian history (and from different regions).

Teaching and learning methods

The course will be delivered principally through interactive lectures, which will provide a broad range of information and ideas and also afford students the opportunity of exploring aspects of this material in more detail through group discussion and interaction in the lectures. Lectures and other materials will be placed onto WebCT to support these teaching and learning activities where appropriate.