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Postgraduate Postgraduate MA810

Special Topic: The Atonement and Practical Theology with special emphasis on Justice and Imprisonment


MA810

Special Topic: The Atonement and Practical Theology with special emphasis on Justice and Imprisonment Cource Description

This course first addresses the atonement and its implications in part by bringing current views of the atonement into conversation with the widespread western practice of incarceration. This conversation-aided by direct exposure to this context-exposes false and harmful views of the atonement and reinforces the dynamic and transformational nature of an orthodox view. These transformational dynamics are then traced through prophetic, protective, reconciling, and missional modes. The course ends up challenging its students to be agents of appropriate change, discerning and enacting the mission of God in the world, especially in relation to imprisonment.

Lecturer

Dr Douglas Campbell, Duke Divinity School. Dr Campbell’s main research interests comprise the life and thought (i.e. theology and its development) of Paul with particular reference to soteriological models rooted in apocalyptic as against justification or salvation-history. His recent publications include The Rhetoric of Righteousness in Romans 3:21-26, and he edited The Call to Serve: Biblical and Theological Perspectives on Ministry in Honour of Bishop Penny Jamieson.

Cource Date & Locations Semester One Block Course On campus Block Week: March 11-15

Enquiries

Myk Habets – Head of Carey Graduate School Email: myk.habets@carey.ac.nz Ph: 09 526 6599


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