This unit will assist students to deepen their theological understanding of the church and to apply this knowledge into their ministry contexts. Students will engage in contemporary issues of ministry and church, and through syllabus delivery, independent research, and assignments, ground this knowledge into their own contexts. These units are also available as capstones.
|Workload||Intensive, 12 credit points|
Contextualizing in the 21st Century
Ecclesiology for the 21st Century
Preaching in the 21st Century
Apologetics in the 21st Century
Leading in the 21st Century
This unit is taught at level 9 as part of Ridley’s Master of Theological Studies and Doctor of Ministry courses. The unit is also available to students currently enrolled in the retiring Master of Arts (Ministry/Theology) degrees who wish to graduate with these awards under the outgoing regulations. Students are expected to demonstrate a capacity for independent research-driven perspectives on the unit content. In addition to the time spent in intensive classes, students should allow 8-10 hours of study time per week for this advanced unit.