Connecting Curriculum with Context: A Handbook for Context Relevant Curriculum Development in Theological Education

Connecting Curriculum with Context: A Handbook for Context Relevant Curriculum Development in Theological Education

by Rupen Das

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Overview

Assessment of the impact of theological education has always been a challenge. In a pluralistic world where graduates are ministering in greatly varying contexts and cultures, theological education has to be context sensitive and relevant. It is no longer enough to ensure that students have mastered core theological concepts and truths, have biblical knowledge, and some basic ministry skills. The impact of a theological institution is measured by the effectiveness of their graduates in their specific ministry contexts. Therefore the theological curriculum has to be connected with the contexts of the graduates. Theological institutions need to be clear as to what they hope to accomplish and this will determine the model of theological training that they use. This book explores various models of theological education, as well as identifying steps in the logical sequence of connecting curriculum with context.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783680696
Publisher: Langham Creative Projects
Publication date: 10/14/2015
Series: ICETE Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 90
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

RUPEN DAS has extensive global experience in relief and development and has worked with several organizations, including World Vision. He works for the Canadian Bible Society as their National Director. Previously he was Research Professor of Social Justice, Compassion and Development at Tyndale University College and Seminary in Toronto, Canada, as well as on the faculty of the International Baptist Theological Study Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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