TH410/610 The Westminster Confession
3 hours per week
Lecturer: Jared Hood
Outcomes: To examine in detail the Westminster Confession of Faith in its 17th century context; to consider the continuing significance of the Confession in the life of Presbyterian Church of Australia; to encourage students to develop their own theological thinking in interaction with the Confession.
Description: A detailed study of the Confession, including its historical and theological context, its structure, theological methodology and topics, its covenantal and decreetal schema, its view of church and state, and its place in the Presbyterian Church of Australia
Method: Classroom instruction and discussion, student presentations, assignments and an exam.
- Robert Letham, The Westminster Assembly (P & R, 2009).
- Ligon Duncan (ed), The Westminister Confession into the 21st Century,(Mentor, 2003).