Towards Vital Wholeness in Theological Education: Framing Areas for Assessment

Towards Vital Wholeness in Theological Education: Framing Areas for Assessment

by Jessy Jaison

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Overview

God’s interest in the entirety of our existence and the details of his creation is quite rightly lauded by professing Christians, including those involved in theological education. But what impact does this biblical truth have on the way in which theological education is conducted? Critics are increasingly bringing attention to the shortcomings of theological education in this regard. In this thorough examination of the issue of holistic practices throughout the operations of theological institutions, Dr Jessy Jaison provides sage and actionable solutions where others have merely observed systemic weaknesses. Jaison has applied her expertise and experience of twenty-five years in theological education in India to dissect the issues, diagnose the symptoms and prescribe a way forward that will lead to stronger leaders practicing healthier ministry in God’s Kingdom for those who have ears to hear.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783682942
Publisher: Langham Creative Projects
Publication date: 08/14/2017
Series: ICETE Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 232
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgments

Introduction: The Vital Wholeness in Theological Education

1 Wholeness in the Goal, Mission and Training Philosophy

2 Wholeness in Theological Curriculum

3 Wholeness in the Formation of Faculty

4 Wholeness in the Overall Learning Experience

5 Wholeness in the Community Life of the School

6 Wholeness in the Interworking of Departments

7 Wholeness in Quality Assessment

8 Wholeness in the Governance of the School

9 Transformative Methodological Trends in Teaching and Learning

10 Treading the Path of Wholeness

Conclusion

Appendix 1: Detecting Points of Innovation through Needs Assessment

Appendix 2: Mission Statement, Core Values and Value Definitions: A Model

Appendix 3: Four Dynamics of Holistic Formation: ConneXions Model

Appendix 4: Overseas Council International Program Values and Standards for Theological Education 2014

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