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Christianity 22 indicative hours _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The focus of this study is Christianity, one of the major religious traditions, as a living religious system. Syllabus Outcomes: P3 investigates religious traditions and belief systems P4 examines significant aspects of religious traditions P5 describes the influence of religious traditions in the life of adherents P6 selects and uses relevant in
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  Christianity 22 indicative hours  _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________The focus of this study is Christianity, one of the major religious traditions, as a living religious system. Syllabus Outcomes:   P3  investigates religious traditions and belief systems P4 examines significant aspects of religious traditions P5  describes the influence of religious traditions in the life of adherents P6 selects and uses relevant information about religion from a variety of sources P7 undertakes effective research about religion, making appropriate use of time and resources P8  uses appropriate terminology related to religion and belief systems P9  effectively communicates information, ideas and issues using appropriate written, oral and graphic forms Students learn about:Students learn to: Suggested Teaching and Learning Strategies Origins ã the historical and cultural context in which Christianity began ã outline the historical and cultural context in which Christianity began 1. Outline the historical and cultural context :a)Establish the importance of the Jewish story for the people of  st  Century !CE b)#se $timulus material and documentary resources to explore life in  st  C %alestine &or example, Son of God   ' Episode (wo, (he *eal +an, Living Religion  pp-.'-/ and Studies of Religion pp 01'0- websites such as http:22www pbs org2wgbh2pages2frontline2shows2religion2portrait23udaism html http:22www livius org23udea html, http:22www bbc co uk2religion2programmes2sog2 d) Writing task: Explain why is the study of Jewish life essential to an understanding of Christianity e)4n pairs students examine one of the following scripture passages #se the 5uestionsbelow to develop understanding of the +essiah and the *eign of 6od ' 4saiah 7:'8' 4saiah -0:'8' Jeremiah 80:-'7' E9ekiel01:88'8-' +atthew 7:7, 87:7/  ã Jesus Christ  ã examine the principal events of Jesus life ã explain why Jesus is the model for Christian life ' John .:87'8.' uke 1:7'8' ;cts 8:07' ;cts /:- <hat image of +essiah is found in the scripture reference=8 <hat were the Jews expecting in a +essiah=0 >ow did Jesus of ?a9areth fulfil prophecies of the +essiah ?  .   !esus hrist a)@evelop a time'line of Jesus ministry in 6alilee and Jerusalem using the gospels of either +atthew or uke Compare students timelines with that found at: http:22www bible'study'online 3uliantrubin com23esustimeline html  or compare various timelines developed by students using +atthew and uke b) Writing task:  Choose one significant event in the life of Jesus Explain how this event enriches our understanding of Jesus message for our own time c)(ext links: Living Religion pp -A'78 ' use map web link on p -A Studies of Religion pp 01'0-d)#se artwork Christ Dining in Young and Jackson’s by John %erceval B Living Religion p7A) as stimulus for discussion of the understanding of the ingdom of 6od e)$tudents recall parables, other teachings and events in the life of Jesus that provide amodel for living the Christian life <hat makes these memorable for students=f)@evelop a summary of Jesus teachings for Christians @iscuss how these teachingslead to a deeper understanding of the ingdom of 6od understood as being 6odsvalue system and reign of 3ustice for all peoples <hat are the implications of thisunderstanding for living as a Christian= g) Writing Task: To the Romans Jesus was a rebel and to the Jewish authorities he wasa challenge  >ow accurate is this statement=   #se 6ospel references to support your response to this statement   ã Christianity';nglicanism'Catholicism 'Orthodoxy'%entecostalism'%rotestantism ã describe the early development of Christian communities after the deathof Jesus ã outline the uni5ue features of: ' ;nglicanism ' Catholicism ' Orthodoxy ' %entecostalism ' %rotestantism 3. #e$elo%ment o& early hristian communities :a)Establish the leadership of the Christian community after the death and resurrection of Jesus ?ame the leaders of the Christian communities and detail the results of theCouncil of ?icea Examine extracts from the ;cts of the ;postles to determine life andpurpose in early Christian communities %assages can be located using:http:22www faithcentral net n92inclass2biblical htm b)#se Living Religion pp 78'7- and complete work from companion website c)Diew extracts from $!$ documentary !eter and !aul   to inform a discussion of the development of Christian communities after the death of Jesus d) Writing task: ith little more than #assion for the message of Jesus as their guide$ theearl% Christians overcame numerous obstacles to ensure his legac% was maintained for the world Choose (<O examples from the early Church to illustrate the authenticity of this statement  1 'x%ressions o& hristianity :a)6roup task: ;llocate each of the denominations to a small group 6roups develop apresentation highlighting the uni5ue features of each including: the development of thedenominations, the basic beliefs, governance and significant rituals  http:22www anglican org au, http:22www catholic org au, http:22www pastornet au2life2net2aog http:22presbyterian org au http:22www uca org au http:22ptc nsw edu au2members2smcgowan2catholicrites2hotlist htmb) ;s a class develop a table summary of the uni5ue features of these expressions of Christianity   Princi%al (elie&s ã the divinity and humanity of Jesus Chris ã the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ ã the nature of 6od and the (rinity ã *evelation ã outline the principal beliefsregarding the divinity andhumanity of Jesus Christ ã explain the importance of the death and resurrectionof Jesus Christ for Christians ã outline the beliefs about thenature of 6od and of the (rinity ã examine the Christian understanding of *evelation Princi%al belie&s: a)#se $criptural texts such as %auls etter to the *omans and the ?icene and ;postles Creeds, to explore and outline the central beliefs of Christianity concerningthe divinity and humanity of Jesus Christ b)4n groups examine 6ospel references which explore the events of Jesus death andresurrection: +atthew 87:' 8/:8F +ark 1: G 7:8F uke 88: G 81:-0F John /: G8:1 $tudents select key passages and choose a creative medium to present theteachings and their reflections on these regarding the centrality of the death andresurrection of Jesus for Christians d)Comparative film analysis of the death and resurrection of Jesus using excerpts fromtwo of the following films: Jesus of &ontreal$ Jesus of 'a(areth$ The !assion of theChrist$ )ing of )ings$ Jesus Christ Su#erstar e)Examine *omans 8 >ow does this text assist an understanding of what it means tohave new life in Christ= f)   Writing task  : Explain how the resurrection makes sense of the life and death of Jesus g) Summative task:  %resent students with a range of images depicting the life, death and resurrection of Jesus &or each image students are to describe the teaching it represents concerning the divinity, humanity and central teachings of Jesus h)#se images and music about the (rinity to examine and summarise beliefs about the nature of 6od and the (rinity &or example: @uo $eraphin by Claudio +onteverdi andthe icon of the (rinity which can be found at http:22www rndm org2trinity htm   i) *ead and discuss *omans / to explore what it means to have life in the $pirit  3) @iscuss the sources of truth for human beings G creation, scientific discovery, livedexperience, art and literatureH k) Examine the truths Christianity provides that these sources do not give <hat is thesignificance of these truths for the Christian= <hat then is the significance of *evelation for Christians= Disit a Christian sacred space and examine whether it
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