Content

The unit treats the history, theology and hermeneutics of Christian preaching in order to introduce the student more thoroughly to its practice.

Unit Code: DP9100C

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catholic Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Be conversant with a theological and liturgical approach to the art of preaching in the Roman Catholic liturgy.

2.

Analyse the various modes and styles of preaching available to the preacher.

3.

Identify some of the key skills in preaching as a public art form.

4.

Demonstrate competence both in preparing, reviewing and critiquing a homily.

5.

Research a specific topic in a critically rigorous, sustained and self-directed manner.

Pedagogy

Lecture; skills workshop; skills practice;

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Essay

4,000 word essay

4000 60.0
Oral Presentation

fifteen minute oral presentation (2,000 words)

2000 20.0
Oral Presentation

fifteen minute oral presentation (2,000 words)

2000 20.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 31 Dec, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-24 10:46:45 +1000