Unit overview and content
This unit presents a foundational study of the theology and rites of the sacraments with a focus on those of Roman Catholicism. It enables students to draw on their skills in the disciplines of theology and biblical studies to critically investigate the various components and approaches in sacramental theology including exploration of semiotics, and anthropological, Christological, ecclesiological dimensions. Students will have the opportunity to explore the implications of sacramental-liturgical theology as the source of Christian spirituality and mission.
11 hours per week for 11 week semester, comprised of:
- At least one hour per week for online lectures.
- At least four hours per week of reading.
- At least six hours per week of directed study, including optional and assessable online activities.
Prof Gerard Moore
Online lectures; online activities; guided reading; scaffolded assessments; feedback on assessments.
At the Institute we use a range of assessment tasks, including essays, research papers, online posts, critical reflections, projects and praxis exercises. Within a unit of study each set of assessment tasks is designed as an integral part of your learning experience. These tasks vary across units and programs. All assessment tasks are aligned to the Australian Qualifications Framework level appropriate for graduate awards.