Theologies in Global Perspectives – Taught by Cathy Ross
20 April - 22 June
Anyone can apply to audit this MA level module, which starts on 20 April 2021.
Deadline for booking: 6 April
Dates: 20 April, 4 and 18 May, 8 and 22 June 2021
The regular price of modules will apply, which is £440 for 20-credit modules.
- Critically evaluate the significance of Christianity’s changed centre of gravity for theology. • Examine global perspectives on some Christian doctrines, such as Christology, sin, soteriology by engaging critically with the perspectives of Christians from the Majority World.
- Analyse the significance of Majority World voices for Western expressions of Christian faith and discipleship.
- Practise reading the Bible from the underside or otherwise/through other eyes.
- Enable students to dialogue with and learn from the world church present in our neighbourhoods.
Head of Pioneer Mission Leadership Oxford
Dr Cathy Ross is Head of Pioneer Mission Leadership Oxford and Lecturer in Mission at Regent’s Park College, Oxford. Until 2016 she was the General Secretary of the International Association for Mission Studies. She has previously worked in Rwanda, Congo and Uganda with NZCMS. Her recent publications include Women with a Mission, Rediscovering Missionary Wives in Early New Zealand, (Auckland:Penguin, 2006) and Mission in the 21st Century, Exploring the Five Marks of Global Mission (ed with Andrew Walls); (London:DLT, 2008), Life-Widening Mission: Global Anglican Perspectives (Oxford:Regnum, 2012) and Mission in Context (with John Corrie, Ashgate, 2012), The Pioneer Gift (with Jonny Baker, London:SCM, 2014), Mission on the Road to Emmaus, (with Steve Bevans, London:SCM, 2015), Pioneering Spirituality (with Jonny Baker, London:SCM, 2015), Her research interests are in the areas of contextual theologies, World Christianity, feminist theologies and hospitality. She is married to Steve, a GP in Oxford and they have three children and two grandchildren. She enjoys tennis, swimming, coffee, travel and watching the All Blacks.