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MISSIOLOGY

Missiology is not offered as a major at undergraduate level, can only be taken at postgraduate level. Please see Community Ministry or Congregational Ministry for undergraduate majors in this field.

Redeeming Memories: Constructing New Mission Histories - MSG4802
Honours NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To understand the dynamics of mission history. It helps them to deal critically with the relationship between memory and mission, enabling them to understand turning points in ecumenical mission history and develop new mission histories in their own contexts. Students can use contemporary approaches to historiography and various kinds of sources to write mission histories of persons, churches, mission agencies and movements in their own contexts.
Missiology Today: Discerning Trends and Challenges - MSG4803
Honours NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To interpret local and global challenges to mission, and to assess traditional missiological trends, as well as new contextualised responses. It gives them access to contemporary missiological developments in their own context and worldwide, by engaging important recent publications and events, and by developing creative responses in their own context.
Called and Sent: Missional Ecclesiologies - MSG4804
Honours NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To discern explicit and implicit missional ecclesiologies at work in faith communities, to critically assess these in relation to Scripture, and to interact creatively with emerging expressions of the church in different contexts. It introduces a praxis approach to analyse narratives of mission in the Bible and uses of the Bible in mission.
Research Proposal in Missiology - HPMSG80
Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To enrich the student's life by understanding missiological research as engaging with a context, analysing it, and reflecting on its possible transformation through the potentially liberating presence of the Christian community in the world.
Research Report - HRMSG82
Honours NQF level: 8 Credits: 36
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To assist and guide students in formulating a viable research proposal for a small research report related to the subject area of missiology; to carry out the research report; and to write a well-structured research report. This module is the culmination of the Hons BTh degree in Missiology.