05 Apr Mission of the Church in the Contemporary World

Mission of the Church in the Contemporary World

13 United Methodist Theological Schools, Methodist Theological School in Ohio
Completion Time: August 24, 2018-December 14, 2018
Tuition: 2253
Hybrid:

60% on campus
40% online

Instructor(s): Dr. Joon-Sik Park
Contact Info: Lee Richards

Class Description

This course will explore the nature and mission of the church in the contemporary world. Attention will be given to theological and ethical understandings of the relationship between the church and culture. The mission of the church will be looked at through the four different roles of the church in relation to society: Prophet, Community, Servant, and Witness. Students will be encouraged to construct their own understanding of the nature and mission of the church, which could be translated into a missional ecclesiology appropriate to their own ministry contexts. This course will combine lectures, class discussion and a site visit. Prerequisites: None, but CT549 or CE501 are recommended. 3 credit hours.

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