The unit begins with a description of the new world order with its characteristics of violence, globalization and migration, and showing how the bible is a narrative of a God of life. This is followed by a presentation of some of the current mission practices like fighting exclusion and inequality through an insistence on human rights, reconciliation and advocacy. This can lead the students to reflect on discipleship today.
Discuss three challenges human society faces today
Discuss how Christian mission is a service to life
Illustrate two relevant expressions of mission
Compare these interpretations of mission with former missiologies which gave priority to baptism
Analyse the understanding of mission in evangelii gaudium
Draw up two relevant mission practices for Australia
An introductory unit in Missiology/Theology
Lectures, tutorials, class discussions
|Seminar or Tutorial||
Tutorial presentation and discussion of a challenge to mission in Australia and submit the same as a 3000 word essay.
5000 word essay on Lk 4:19, “The Acceptable Year of the Lord,” critically presenting any one of the recent approaches to mission as an expression of the acceptable year of the Lord.
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2019
Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-30 14:23:16 +1100