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Mission and Justice

Benefit from the expertise of an organisation who has over 150 years’ experience helping Australians overcome hardship and injustice. This specialisation covers social and community service, justice, and advocacy for the disadvantaged in society.

2020 Units


Mission Foundations

Semester 2, 2020
Study Mode: Blended

This unit is designed to give the student an introduction to the concept and practice of mission and its priority for the people of God. It explores the topic of mission from a biblical, theological, historical and sociological perspective. It enables the student to develop and apply concepts of mission in their local context.

Lieutenant Colin Reynolds
Lieutenant Colin Reynolds Lt Colonel Dr Lyn Edge

For more information on this unit, select the relevant level of study.


Social Community Mission 1

Semester 2, 2020
Study Mode: Intensive

This unit will explore the theology and practice of social and community services as an expression of holistic Christian mission. Structural disadvantage and social issues will be examined, particularly as they relate to the delivery of contemporary social services in an Australian context. A community development framework will be applied to address complex social needs, ensuring ethical and practical issues are considered.

Dr Wilma Gallet

For more information on this unit, select the relevant level of study.

  • DM2193B - Undergraduate, Intensive
  • DM9193B - Postgraduate, Intensive


Community Engagement in a Globalised Environment

Semester 1, 2020
Study Mode: Online

This unit draws on the experience of Salvation Army mission and leadership and outlines the impact of global factors on ministry. It considers global issues such as intercultural practice, community development, and the interplay of development and Aid, and issues of gender. It considers theological components of global and community mission but has a strong operational and practical focus.

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