Content

The unit begins with a description of the new world order with its characteristics of violence, migration and globalization, and showing how the bible is a narrative of a God of life. This is followed by a presentation of some of the current mission practices like fighting exclusion and inequality through the practise of human rights, reconciliation and advocacy to lead the students to reflect on discipleship today.

Unit Code: DM3015Y

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3

Unit Discipline: Missiology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Discuss three challenges human society faces today

2.

Discuss how Christian mission is a service to life

3.

Illustrate two relevant mission expressions

4.

Compare these interpretations of mission with former missiologies which gave priority to baptism

5.

Analyse the understanding of mission in evangelii gaudium

Pedagogy

Lectures, tutorials, class discussions

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Seminar or Tutorial

A tutorial presentation and discussion about one of the challenges to mission in Australia and submit the same as a 2000 word essay

40.0
Essay

3000 word essay on Lk 4:19, “The Acceptable Year of the Lord,” and critically presenting any one of the recent approaches to mission showing how it is an expression of the acceptable year of the Lord.

60.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2015

Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-05 14:18:20 +1000