Postgraduate Course: Critical Debates in Christian Mission (WRCH11016)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||Using David Bosch's 'Transforming Mission' as a key text, the course looks at a range of new thinking and writing on mission in the last forty years, and seeks to challenge students to consider the relevance of new definitions of mission for the contexts in which they live and work.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||The course will be assessed by one 4,000 word essay: topic to be agreed with the course manager.
|No Exam Information
| Students who successfully complete the course whould be able to :
Familiarise themeslves with some of the main documentary statements on mission to have been issued by major confessional groupings since around 1960.
Be aware of recent major debates on the definition and extent of Christian mission.
Have a detailed knowledge and appreciation of the relationship of mission to such subjects as evangelism, other faiths, world poverty, justice, inculturation and ecology.
Discuss the relationship of such issues to the different cultural and theological contexts in which they live.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof Brian Stanley
|Course secretary||Ms Joanne Hendry
Tel: (0131 6)50 7227
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