MIN522 Advanced Seminar in Mission and Evangelism (16)

This subject introduces students to advanced study in mission and evangelism founded in Biblical and theological principles, together with a critical review of the history of mission and specifically its impact in the Australian, Asian and Pacific regions. Particular models of mission and evangelism are addressed together with their critical application within a given ministry context. Students will be challenged to develop a personal ethical approach to contemporary mission and to implement more effective models of mission and evangelism relevant to their cultural and ecclesial context.

Subject Outlines
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No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.

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Subject Information

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Theology

Enrolment Restrictions

Master of Ministry and Master of Theology Students only.

Subject Relationships

THL423 Previous version of this subject, now deleted

Incompatible Subjects

THL423

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to engage critically with biblical models and theology of mission and evangelism
  • be able to demonstrate and in-depth understanding of historical perspectives on Christian mission
  • be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of the theological and ecclesial basis for mission and evangelism
  • be able to discuss critically contemporary approaches to mission and evangelism across a range of contexts, such as Asian, Pacific, Multi-cultural and Indigeneous Australian perspectives
  • be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the social, cultural and contextual issues in the mission of the church in the world
  • be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the influences of the human sciences to the study of mission and evangelism
  • be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of the relationship of mission, evangelisation and evangelism to social justice and systemic inequity
  • be able to analyse critically the impact of evangelisation on Indigenous peoples
  • be able to demonstrate an informed understanding of ethical approaches to mission and evangelism and articulate a personal ethical approach to contemporary mission

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Critical engagement with biblical understandings of mission, evangelisation and evangelism
  • Historical and theological perspectives on Christian mission
  • Contemporary approaches to global and local mission and evangelism
  • Mission to and from the margins of society
  • Integration of the human sciences with mission and evangelism, including Communication, Globalization and understanding Human Systems
  • Mission, evangelism and cultural translation
  • Mission and evangelism in Asia and Oceania
  • Mission and evangelism and Indigenous peoples
  • Relationship of mission, evangelisation and evangelism to social justice and systemic inequity
  • Mission, evangelism, creation and eschatology

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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: February 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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