Content

In this unit, students will be introduced to the concept of contextual theology and read examples from Africa, Australia and other contexts. They will explore its significance for mission theory and practice. This will allow them to develop skills to implement a missional theory and practice appropriate to their environment.

Unit Code: DM9509T

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Missiology

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Trinity College Theological School

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Define the concept of contextual theology

2.

Reflect critically on the role of context in historic Christian missional thinking and practice

3.

Identify and engage proactively with the cultural contexts of their own environments

4.

Evaluate missional environments of contemporary Australia

5.

Develop a missional theory and praxis appropriate to particular contexts

Unit sequence

CT8010T/9T or equivalent

Pedagogy

Recorded on-line lecture, discussion forum; assignments

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Document Study

Article review – 1000 words

1000 20.0
Essay

Essay (methodological) 3000 words

3000 40.0
Case Study

Essay (case study) 3000 words

3000 40.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-16 09:25:18 +1100