THC5300 Issues in Learning Theologically Together
Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
The nature of theological education within the local missional community is examined. It explores and analyzes the intersection of communicative action, the relationality of the Triune God, and the interpersonal dynamic of adult learning, allowing the missional leader to create democratic and generative spaces for theological training.
How This Course Benefits Students:
This course identifies the necessity for the missional leader to have the skills necessary to cultivate spaces for healthy and generative theological education to occur. It also recognizes that the local missional community is a theological space in which, by its very nature, theological learning takes place through missional praxis. It is important for the missional leader to have the skills necessary to facilitate this space and these processes.
Why This Course Is Important:
The local missional community is a central focus of the missional imagination. It is also the primary context for theological training. Therefore, this course offers a vital framework for the missional leader to develop the skills necessary for cultivating healthy, generative learning environments in which the missional community can grown in a theological understanding and participation in the mission of God.