Content

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.

Unit Code: DM2036W

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Missiology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Outline current trends and issues in global mission today

2.

Evaluate a number of different missiological strategies

3.

Identify awarenesses, knowledge, skills and practices commonly required for engaging in Global mission today.

4.

Articulate theories and practices of contextualization and their impact on global mission today.

Unit sequence

DA1001W Living the Faith plus 15 points in DM or CT or Field B

Pedagogy

Lectures, seminars and tutorials

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Written Assessment: Critical Review 1,000 words

20.0

Written Assessment: Tutorial Paper 1,500 words

30.0

Essay 2,000 words

50.0
Approvals

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