Content

Students will reflect on their call to service in the church and the world, especially as it involves them in working with people who make inquiries about their faith, and will: study the evangelistic story of the Old and New Testament; explore the evangelistic implications of the theology contained in the Augsburg Confession; examine the Lutheran teachings of church and ministry, station and vocation, and the way they inform and guide evangelism; explore aspects of Australian society and reflect on cross-cultural issues; consider the relationship between church and society; examine the way the Christian faith can be lived in ordinary life.

Unit Code: DP1109L

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Australian Lutheran College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Identify the biblical and theological foundations for evangelism

2.

Describe the pluralist nature of contemporary Australian society

3.

Articulate their own understanding of evangelism

4.

Explain a vocational approach to evangelism

Unit sequence

This unit is offered within the Diploma of Theology

Pedagogy

Engagement with online learning materials, including audio/video, tasks, forums and asynchronous discussion with lecturer.

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Essay

Reflect on initial understandings of mission and evangelism in light of assigned reading.
1000 words

25.0
Critical Review

A book or movie review summarising the content and identifying the meaning of insights gained for developing a Christian witness
1000 words

25.0
Essay

Outline biblical and confessional foundations for a Lutheran theology of mission and reflect on those foundations for the church and the student. 2000 words

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 18 Oct, 2018

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-31 14:59:25 +1100