Currents in World Christianity

SMP6611HS  L0101 · Cancelled on 2013/12/18
Offered in Winter 2014  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will focus on the changing demographics in World Christianity , and some of the exciting and challenging currents in the emerging patterns of Christian identities locally and globally. Some of the currents which will be considered are: new voices in Christianity (African, Asian, Migrant and Latino), religious pluralism, Pentecostalism, inculturation, new spiritualities, and changing context of pastoral ministries. The course will engage some of the significant voices in these areas. The goal of the course is to help students to enter into dialogue with some significant currents in World Christianity and develop an inter-cultural hermeneutics needed for the theological border-crossing in the theological academy, in pastoral settings and other publics of theology in a changing world.

Basic Degree students enrol in SMP3611HS.

Schedule: Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorial
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

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