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A Theology of Suffering and Hope

Lecturer: Rev. Dr. John Capper

This unit explores diverse perspectives on theodicy, with the aim for students to be able to articulate their own theological perspectives on suffering in relation to contemporary contexts. Participants will engage these contexts of suffering generating diverse proposals towards a theology of hope. Focused theological input, case study analysis, peer reflection and practitioner insight will engage participants as they review and articulate how their theology of suffering and hope intersects with vocational realities.

Delivery mode: Online intensive


Semester 1, 2021: Five Fridays throughout semester

Fridays 10am-4pm — 26 March;  23 April. 

Fridays 12pm-4pm — 7 May; 21 May; 28 May.

(All in Melbourne time)


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CT2724S A Theology of Suffering and Hope

CT8724S A Theology of Suffering and Hope