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THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION FOR TRANSFORMATION:INDIA

Melanchthon, Monica (2015) THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION FOR TRANSFORMATION:INDIA. Colloquium, 47 (2). pp. 237-256. ISSN 0588-3237

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    Abstract

    Theological education is the formation of God’s people, both individual and collective, for participation in God’s mission of transformation of the world. For theological education to be relevant and authentic, and contribute to bringing change and transformation in the individual, in the church and in society it needs to maintain contextual sensitivity and integrity, and remain committed to the poorest of the poor, to faith, liberation, life and community. This article endorses this position drawing upon the Indian experience and its emphases in theological education.

    Item Type: Published Articles
    Repository Version: Published Version
    Keywords (separated by commas): Theological Education, Transformation, Education, Context,India
    Fields of Research: 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130211 Religion Curriculum and Pedagogy
    20 Language, Communication and Culture > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200299 Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified
    22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
    Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950499 Religion and Ethics not elsewhere classified
    C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9599 Other Cultural Understanding > 959999 Cultural Understanding not elsewhere classified
    Type of Activity: Experimental Development
    Subject Area(s): B - Old Testament
    Association with University of Divinity: PTC: Pilgrim Theological College
    Depositing User: Dr Monica Jyotsna Melanchthon
    Date Deposited: 02 May 2016 11:21
    Last Modified: 27 Sep 2016 15:16
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1910

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