Level of study Third/Final year
Credit value 10
Pre-requisite modules None
Other pre-requisites None
The module explores the identity of non-western variants of Christianity, their impact on western Christianity and on Christianity as a world religion. It follows and describes new trends in local and global Christian history and charts where theological tradition is being changed. The module asks how Christian theology can be discussed in the global village. The following topics will be addressed: Biblical exegesis and cultural factors; doing theology in various contexts; Christian history of the non-Western world; theological hermeneutics in a post-colonial situation.
Teaching and learning methods
The course will be delivered principally through interactive lectures.