Urban Mission

MTh pathway in Biblical and Theological Studies
COURSE UNIT 472

UNIT DESCRIPTION

The unit begins by examining the students’ own context and developing a model for constructive engagement with the urban setting. It considers ways in which the understanding of urban mission has changed and developed historically. The unit explores biblical and theological themes which are pertinent to locating urban mission in a holistic understanding of missiology. Students are encouraged to develop their own theology of urban mission which takes account of the socio-political context they face.

Aims

To enable participants to engage critically with the theology and practice of urban mission, and to participate constructively in that task.

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES:

CATEGORY OF OUTCOMEBY THE END OF THIS UNIT STUDENTS SHOULD BE ABLE TO:
Knowledge and understanding
  • critically evaluate the significance of historical and recent developments in urban mission
Intellectual skills
  • assess critically theological themes related to urban mission
Practical and transferable skills; personal qualities
  • develop models and practices of urban mission in their own context

Assessment:

ASSESSMENT TASK:LENGTH:WEIGHTING WITHIN UNIT
Formative:
  • Seminar presentation

45 minutes

n/a
Summative:
  • An essay

6000 words

100%
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Urban Mission

MTh pathway in Biblical and Theological Studies
Course Unit 472

Credits:

30

Level:

7

Hours of Learning:

300

Tutor:

Dr Steve F. Latham

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