Jesus Christ: Revealer of the Triune God B


Rev. Dr Phillip Gleeson SDB Semester 2, 2020
Tuesday 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Thursday 10.00am – 1.00pm
This unit will deal with the Gospel account of the public ministry of Jesus as implicit Christology and ground for the development of the doctrine of the Trinity; the Paschal Mystery of Jesus, especially as revealing the triune God, and the development of the doctrines of Christ and the Trinity in the Church’s tradition, both classical and contemporary. Tutorial work will canvas key aspects of the theology of the Trinity.

Census Date

Tuesday 18 August



face-to-face 3-hour weekly classes in semester 


second level
  • three 650-word tutorial papers 30%
  • one 15-minute oral examination (1,000 words) 20%
  • one 1,500-word essay 50%
third level
  • three 650-word tutorial papers 30%
  • one 15-minute oral examination (1,000 words) 20%
  • one 2,000-word essay 50%


  • Cook, Michael L. Trinitarian Christology: The Power that Sets Us Free. Mahwah: Paulist, 2010.
  • Dupuis, Jacques. Who Do You Say I Am? Introduction to Christology. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1994.
  • Fiorenza, Francis S., and John P. Galvin, eds. Systematic Theology: Roman Catholic Perspectives. 2nd ed. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2011.
  • Hill, William J. The Three-Personed God: The Trinity as a Mystery of Salvation. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 1982. 
  • Hunt, Anne. Trinity: Nexus of the Mysteries of Christian Faith. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2005.
  • Kasper, Walter. The God of Jesus Christ. Translated by Matthew J. O’Connell. New ed. London: Continuum, 2012. 
  • La Cugna, Catherine M. God for Us: The Trinity and Christian Life. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1991. 
  • O’Collins, Gerald. The Tripersonal God: Understanding and Interpreting the Trinity. New York: Paulist, 1999.
  • O’Donnell, John J. The Mystery of the Triune God. London: Sheed & Ward, 1988. 
  • Studer, Basil. Trinity and Incarnation: The Faith of the Early Church. Edited by Andrew Louth. Translated by Matthais Westerhoff. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1993.