M7227
Introduction to Intercultural Mission

The unit Introduction to Intercultural Mission explores worldview and intercultural communication from theological and practical perspectives. It will help students understand their own worldviews and those of others and assist them in effective intercultural ministry and mission at home or abroad.

Study Level

Undergraduate

Discipline

Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Mission

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

Nil

Exclusions

Nil

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. explain the concept of culture and foundational principles of intercultural communication
  2. demonstrate sound knowledge of the biblical, theological and theoretical frameworks of intercultural ministry
  3. evidence developing skill in analysing intercultural situations and discerning underlying assumptions and values
  4. develop strategies to cope with the complexities of intercultural ministry or mission
  5. apply a growing understanding of culture and worldview to the communication of Christian faith across cultural barriers.
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