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RLT2140 - Principles of Christian Theology

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: I Naumann and P Howard


Not offered in 2007


This unit introduces the student to the purpose, method and content of Christian Theology. It investigates the Christian understanding of the possibility of human knowledge of God and of a self revelation of God within human history, the development of theological understandings of the role of God in the origin of the universe and the emergence and evolution of human society, the human experience of death and the possibility of an afterlife.


One short essay (1000 words): 25%
Research Essay (2500 words): 50%
Examination (1 hour): 25%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


A first-year sequence in History or Religion and Theology or permission.