Content

This unit provides learning experiences that assist students to better understand the concept of culture in general and Australian society in particular, to reflect on their own understanding of the church, and to develop insights for mission.

Unit Code: DM2201L

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Missiology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Australian Lutheran College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Articulate an understanding of the nature of Australian society and what the implications are for mission

2.

Analyse and interpret the religious profile of Australian society

3.

Reflect on the nature of the church and the mission of the church in the world today

4.

Demonstrate insights that will assist the church in its mission

Unit sequence

At least 15 credit points in Field D—Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies (DP) is desirable

Pedagogy

The unit will involve lectures and class discussion and may involve film and guest presenters.

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Report

Report A brief oral report in class based on assigned reading 1000 words equivalent

25.0
Book Review

Book review A written book review, choice from selected texts 1250 words

25.0
Essay

Essay A written assignment outlining biblical, cultural, and mission insights 2250 words

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-31 14:59:24 +1100