Next scheduled 2023
Upon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to:
- Describe the messianic expectations that preceded Jesus.
- Differentiate between the main Christologies of the New Testament.
- Explain the role of the Spirit in discipleship and mission.
- Identify aspects of the relationship between culture and communication.
- Short paper – Homily/Sermon (750 words) (25%)
- Short paper – Article (750 words) (25%)
- Essay (1,500 words) (50%)
Set texts recommended for purchase highlighted in blue*
- Chan, Simon. Grassroots Asian Theology: Thinking the Faith from the Ground Up Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2014.
- Kim, Kirsteen. Joining in with the Spirit: Connecting World Church and Local Mission. London: SCM Press, 2012.
- McGrath, Alister E. Theology: The Basics. Chichester: Wiley & Blackwell, 2015.
- Moltmann, Jürgen. The source of life: The Holy Spirit and the theology of life. London: SCM, 1997.
- Newbigin, Lesslie. The relevance of Trinitarian doctrine for today’s mission. Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 1988.
- Moreau, Scott. Introducing World Missions. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2015.
- Piggin, Stuart. Evangelical Christianity in Australia: Spirit, Word and world. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996
- Rigby, Cynthia L. Holding Faith: A Practical Introduction to Christian Doctrine. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2018.
- Sanneh, Lamin O. Whose Religion Is Christianity?: The Gospel Beyond the West. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2003.
- Song, Choan-Seng. Third-Eye Theology: Theology in Formation in Asian Settings. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, 2002.
- Wright, Christopher. The Mission of God’s People. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2010.