This unit introduces some of the major trends and challenges in worldwide Christian mission today. Drawing on recent missiological thought and practice the unit explores and analyses 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
Critically evaluate a number of different missiological strategies
Identify and evaluate awarenesses, knowledge, skills and practices commonly required for engaging in Global mission today.
Articulate and critically evaluate theories and practices of contextualization and its impact on global mission today.
Identify and evaluate the identities and roles of cross-cultural workers in global mission today
45 points Foundational units
Lectures, seminars and tutorials
Written Assessment: 2 x Critical Review 2,000 words
|Tutorial Paper/Seminar Paper||
Written Assessment: Tutorial Paper 2,000
Essay 3,000 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2019
Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-15 14:57:55 +1100