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M8595 Issues in Multicultural Ministry

  • Unit Code & NameM8595 Issues in Multicultural Ministry
  • DescriptionMulticultural ministry which honours and respects all participants is difficult to do well. In this unit we aim to identify critical principles for effective multicultural ministry.
    This graduate course unit provides students with an opportunity to focus, at an advanced level, on an area on Issues in Multicultural Ministry within a discipline or subdiscipline that is not available elsewhere in the curriculum. The particular topic might include: an examination of contemporary themes or current issues in the discipline; exploration of developments in research and theory; a consideration of the implications of developments in research and theory to a broad range of issues of current concern to Christian life, ministry or theology; an opportunity to learn new theories and skills and to apply them in practical or simulated circumstances.
  • DisciplineChristian Life and Ministry
  • LevelPostgraduate
  • Semester1, 2017
  • Delivery ModeOnline
  • Lecturer(s) Dr Evelyn Hibbert
  • PrerequisitesNil
  • Learning ActivitiesThis unit is collaborative in ethos so we will meet regularly and informally to discuss the readings and unit content
  • AssessmentsParticipants will present a book review and prepare an essay and presentation on evaluating a specific aspect of multicultural ministry.
  • Learning OutcomesAt the end of this unit students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the topic selected for consideration
    2. Appraise a range of primary and secondary literature dealing with the topic
    3. Critically evaluate the topic using the methodologies appropriate to the discipline
    4. Show skilful competence in practical skills and/or descriptive, critical and analytic skills with respect to the topic
    5. Discerningly apply the results of their study to enrich Christian life, ministry, or theology