Response from the Rough Grounds of Asia
Keywords:Christian education, theological education, Philippines, contextual theology, interdisciplinarity, Athens model, Berlin model, Jerusalem model, Genova model
My comments would be drawn from the location and context known to me – my experiences as a theologian and educator, my own theological training, and our small attempts in doing and teaching theology in the Philippines. I was also involved in an evaluation of selected theological institutes in the Philippines which was commissioned by the Institute of Missiology in 2011. I am aware that I am speaking from a different context, but I also hope that this sharing of
perspectives will foster collaborative mutuality toward excellence and contextualization of theological education in Asia. My response is divided into four parts patterned after the assigned topics: orientation and goals, teaching methods, interdisciplinary concerns, and beneficiaries and agents of theological education. In the end, I hope to forward a framework for theological education which can hopefully ground all my comments.
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