This unit explores the nature and historical development of Mission while exploring current definitions and perspectives within Missiology. The importance and practice of mission within the contemporary context is emphasized. Both the historical and contemporary aspects of Mission are explored by examining key Catholic mission documents.
discuss the nature and importance of Mission
articulate the biblical foundations of mission
illustrate the missionary nature of Christian vocation in the contemporary context
examine the impact of colonialism on mission
Weekly face-to-face lectures and tutorials or online forums with online learning materials.
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In-class/online presentation and discussion of a case study in Mission and submitting the same as a 1500 word essay.
Essay describing the missionary nature of the church and critically examining how it can be practised in contemporary Australia.
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 23 Sep, 2020
Unit record last updated: 2020-09-23 18:11:56 +1000