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Methods and Models of Contextual Theology

9 January - 17 March 2023
FORUM online only
 

This course provides an introduction to Contextual Theology and allows students to study the origins of the discipline and its validity within the field of theology. Using Stephen Bevans’ Models of Contextual Theology (Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 2002) as a core text, students of this course are able to examine and evaluate the methods and models of contextual theology drawn from a multitude of Christian traditions and from different parts of the world. Particular attention is paid to models of contextual theology from Asia, Africa and Latin America, with a view to driving home a core objective of the course, which is to make students aware that all theology, including western models, are of necessity contextual.

This course is delivered online, allowing students to work through each week’s material according to their own timetable.  Each week, students contribute to an online discussion, and participate in a scheduled live discussion (via videoconferencing) to share reflections on the week’s learning. 

Those accessing Advanced Short Courses will be provided with relevant reading materials and other information to enable their full participation in the course.

ASC participants are not required to complete an assignment and will receive a certificate of participation on completion of the course.

Please note you are expected to have a good level of English Language (equivalent to 7.0 IELTS) to participate in the course.

Library Resources

All Nations has one of the finest mission libraries in the country with over 50,000 volumes as well as a wide range of journals and audio visual material. Free Wifi is available in all the buildings.

For those studying virtually, readings are supplied by college online and any additional reading you would like from our library catalogue may be accessed by emailing our librarian.

Key Information

  • Tuition Fee
  • 2023

    Forum course tuition fee (online only): £550

    NB This is for tuition time only.
     

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