M7272
Mission and Justice

The unit Mission and Justice explores the implications of biblical teachings on poverty, wealth, justice, and compassion for a Christian response to the needs of the global poor.  It identifies dynamics of international trade, oppression, and exploitation, including the problems of debt, poverty, and powerlessness.

Study Level

Undergraduate

Discipline

Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Mission

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

18 credit points from Mission (M) units

Exclusions

Nil

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. identify important dimensions of an integral mission response to the needs of the poor and marginalised
  2. articulate the biblical and theological convictions which underlie such a response
  3. construct a strategic approach to mobilise the local church in integral mission
  4. critique and analyse the responses of the global Church in advocating for, and working with, the poor
  5. apply principles of integral mission to a context of relevance to the student.
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