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Formula of Concord

Code: CT8006L
Points: 24
Study mode: Face-to-face | Online

Students will focus on the place of the Lutheran Confessions in the church today and reflect on the implications of that for their own leadership role. In particular students will examine the historical background to the Formula of Concord; study the controversies that led to the different articles being included; develop an understanding of the role played by the main formulators of the Formula; research and analyse some of the twelve articles in detail and participate in peer discussion of those articles; and, explore the implications of the Formula for the life of the church today.

Discipline: Systematic Theology

Study level: Postgraduate Foundational


  • At least 24 points in the discipline of Systematic Theology (CT) is desirable.


Further information

  • Refer to the current Student handbook for required texts.
  • Learning outcomes, assessment details and recommended texts are provided before the scheduled unit start date.

Dr Andrew Pfeiffer