This unit is designed to explore the significance and importance of interreligious dialogue in a multi-religious context. It will underline the theological unity based on the common origin and destiny of all, the divine Mystery, who is in dialogue with humanity. This unit will further examine the biblical and theological foundations for interreligious dialogue and address its related challenges and opportunities. It will engage in some actual dialogue, leading to a harmonious society in the Australian context and beyond.

Unit Code: DM2014Y

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Missiology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes


Demonstrate an understanding of interreligious dialogue


Analyse interreligious dialogue as an expression of the church’s mission


Illustrate how interreligious dialogue is an experience of rootedness and openness


Compare interreligious dialogue with the mission of proclamation


Weekly Lectures and Tutorials


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Seminar or Tutorial

Tutorial Presentation 2000 words

2000 40.0

Essay on Religions and World Peace 2500 words

2500 60.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-19 14:21:39 +1100