This unit introduces a student to some of the major trends and challenges in worldwide Christian mission today. Drawing on recent missiological thought and practice the unit explores the outworking of them in different contexts today. Among the topics to be considered are: the justification of mission, the theology and practice of contextualization, past and present contextualisers, holistic mission, identities and roles of cross-cultural workers, as well as the awarenesses, knowledge, skills and practices commonly required for engaging in Global intercultural and interreligious mission today.
Outline current trends and issues in global mission today
Evaluate a number of different missiological strategies
Identify awarenesses, knowledge, skills and practices commonly required for engaging in Global mission today.
Articulate theories and practices of contextualization and their impact on global mission today.
DA1001W Living the Faith plus 15 points in DM or CT or Field B
Lectures, seminars and tutorials
Written Assessment: Critical Review 1,000 words
Written Assessment: Tutorial Paper 1,500 words
Essay 2,000 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2019
Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-15 09:24:19 +1100