Content

This unit is designed to give the student an introduction to the concept and practice of mission and its priority for the people of God. It explores the topic of mission from a biblical, theological, historical and sociological perspective. It enables the student to develop and apply concepts of mission in their local context.

Unit Code: DM1713B

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Missiology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Eva Burrows College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Identify developments in the theology and practice of mission in the Bible and in different eras of church history.

2.

Describe the impact of current sociological issues and trends on the practice of mission for the church.

3.

Define the concept of holistic mission.

4.

Evaluate current approaches to mission utilised by individuals, congregations and denominations.

5.

Propose strategies for mission in a local setting.

Pedagogy

Lectures, group work, online forums, videos

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

2,000 word essay

50.0

1,000 word case study/project

25.0

1,000 words equivalent online forum participation, regular postings

25.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 20 Jul, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-09-18 11:17:05 +1000