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: DM8713B

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Missiology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Eva Burrows College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

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

2.

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

3.

Analyse the concept of holistic mission.

4.

Demonstrate a critical understanding of past and current mission approaches utilised by individuals, congregations and denominations

5.

Formulate strategies for mission in a local setting.

Pedagogy

Lectures, group work, online forums, videos

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Case Study

1,500 word case study/project

25.0
Forum

1,500 words equivalent online forum participation, regular postings

25.0
Essay

3,000 word essay

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by LTC on 3 Aug, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-22 12:18:24 +1100