THC6150 Issues in New Testament Contextualization

Course Overview

Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Hughson Ong

Course Description:

Examines the New Testaments models of contextualization and bring them into theological conversation with the students lived experience of context. The student will evaluate how these Biblical accounts might offer a faithful pattern of missional engagement that can serve as a model for mission today.

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.