THCT307 - Church: Communion and Community
Prerequisites THBS100 Introduction to the Bible, THCT100 What Christians Believe
Incompatible: THCT205 Church, Communion and Community
Teaching Organisation The unit involves 150 hours of focused learning, or the equivalent of 10 hours per week for 15 weeks. The total includes formally structured learning activities such as lectures, tutorials, online learning, video-conferencing, or supervision. The remaining hours typically involve reading, research, and the preparation of tasks for assessment.
This unit explores the nature and mission of the Church in its historical contexts and contemporary settings. The Church is presented primarily as a communion of faith deriving from the Trinitarian communion, in a way that leads into the consideration of the Church's institutional, sacramental and prophetic forms in history.