Being the Church

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Being the Church

Learn what being a church means in our past, our present and our future.

This subject examines the scriptural, theological and sacramental bases for the identity and mission of the church in the twenty-first century. The emergence of the ecumenical movement will be discussed, as will contemporary critiques of the church related to the history of colonialism, the abuse of power and the end of Christendom.

This subject will be taught weekly in the Sulman Room in St Mark’s on Tuesdays 9:00am to 12:30pm in Session 2 of 2019 (16 July – 15 October). The lecturer for this subject will be Rev’d Dr Wayne Brighton.

Single Subject Study

Single Subject Study gives you the flexibility and the credit, without the commitment of a full degree. Each successful subject completion is creditable towards a Bachelor, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Theology. As a Single Subject with CSU, you get to access all subject materials and resources through our online learning environment.

Interested? Just contact our Course Director, Dr Bernard Doherty, and he can walk you through the process.

Audit this subject

If you’ve always wanted to listen in on quality theological lectures but lack the time to finish assignments, then auditing is a great way to start your theological journey.

As an auditor, you get to participate in weekly lectures and class discussions as well as access St Mark’s library resources. (A one-year membership worth $70 is included in the audit fee!) There are no entry requirements, and all lectures and classes are conducted in Canberra.


Apply now to audit this subject

Just call our front office during business hours Mondays to Thursdays 9:00am to 5:00pm on 6272 6252.

The cost of auditing this subject is $240.

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