Australian College of Christian Studies

Programme Detail: History and Polity of Christian Brethren Churches

Language of this entry English (UK, International)
Name of Programme / Training Resource History and Polity of Christian Brethren Churches
Type of Training Individual standalone programme
Reference Number HED 290
Description This unit provides the overview necessary to understand the development of Christian Brethren churches up to the present time. It assists in the study of culture and ministry by providing an historical framework for understanding the past with a view to being a church for the 21st century.
Keywords Australian and Australasian church history, Christian Brethren, 21st Century church, Brethren culture and ministry
Languages Programme Available in English (UK, International)
Other Languages
Country and region where programme is available Australia / New South Wales
Area of Ministry and Focus Prayer, Worship and Spiritual Gifts / Revivals and Awakenings; Transforming Culture, Arts and the Media / History, Philosophy and Other Humanities
Residential/Non Residential Non Residential
Full-time or Part-time Full-time
Level Diploma
Cost Range From US$10,000 to less than US$100,000
Actual Cost A$645
Bursaries/scholarships available No
Actual Length one semester
Average hours of study per week 11
Methods of instruction lectures, reading, reflection, seminars and workshops (one subject of full-time or part-time Diploma course)
Percentage of time spent in formal learning (e.g. lectures, structured reading, work-books, etc.)
Percentage of time spent on non-formal skill-based learning (e.g. learning on the job and supervised practice, etc.)
Percentage of time spent in informal unstructured learning (e.g. prayer times, teamwork).
Average number of students who take the programme per year (or, if this is a new programme, the number who can be accommodated) 0
Prerequisite Programmes HED 101 or HED 102
Other Prerequisites
Qualifications gained
Qualifications this programme is part of Diploma of Theology/Advanced Diploma of Theology
Programme Accredited by
Other Accrediting Bodies Sydney College of Divinity