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M7285 Introduction to Cross-Cultural Mission

  • Unit Code & NameM7285 Introduction to Cross-Cultural Mission
  • DescriptionThis unit explores worldview and intercultural communication from theological and practical perspectives.

    It examines the biblical precedents for cross-cultural mission, develops a theology of cross-cultural ministry and mission, provides an understanding of culture and worldview, models of culture types, identifies personal culture and worldview, culture shock and reverse culture shock, communication theory: dangers of miscommunication, aspects of cross-cultural communication, including language and non-verbal communication; influence of social structures on communication; relationship of medium and message; and the distinction between form and function church and culture and contextualisation, indigenisation and enculturation in cross-cultural ministry and mission.
  • DisciplineChristian Life and Ministry
  • LevelUndergraduate
  • Semester3, 2017
  • Delivery ModeOnline
  • DateSome live online tutorials may be scheduled - dates and times to be negotiated between students and the lecturer. The tutorials are optional.
  • Lecturer(s) Dr Evelyn Hibbert
  • PrerequisitesNil