Content

The unit will offer students a review of the major Asian theologians as well as the major theological themes that have developed in the Asian context of religious pluralism, different cultures, the poor and marginalized groups like women, dalits and others.

Unit Code: CT9331Y

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Systematic Theology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Critically evaluate the work of at least one significant Asian theologians

2.

Articulate three major Asian theological themes

3.

Compare three characteristics of Asian theology with that of western theology

4.

Examine the relevance of Asian theology for mission in Asia

5.

Make a case for contextual theology

6.

Critically assess how an Asian theological theme is relevant in Australia

Unit sequence

An introductory unit in Missiology/Theology

Pedagogy

Lectures, Tutorials, Class discussions

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Tutorial presentation and discussion of an Asian theologian and submitting the same as an essay of 3000 words

40.0

5000 word essay on any Asian Theological theme, comparing it with western theology and examining its relevance for Australia

60.0
Approvals

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-29 12:03:22 +1100