THC4150 New Testament Contextualization
Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Hughson Ong
Various models of contextualization throughout the New Testament will be explored. The student will survey: Jesus engagement of his context and his relation to the powers, the Apostles various cross-cultural experiences in the book of Acts, and Pauls contextualization with the Epistles.
How This Course Benefits Students:
Contextual theology is at the core of the missional imagination. This course will expose the students to various methods and resources to equip him or her to do contextual theology.
Why This Course Is Important:
The missional imagination must be formed from the Biblical Model. This course will establish the groundwork that, from the very moment Elizabeth conceived and Mary heard of her miraculous child, the mission of God was breaking boundaries and moving in the world. The story of Jesus and his disciples is a story of how the reign of God engages various contexts. We are called to carry on this mission.