This unit on the spirituality of youth (teens through to young adults) introduces students to significant developments in youth spirituality research, and assists them to begin to formulate their own mature theological (christological, anthropological, soteriological and ecclesiological) and pastoral responses to the subjects of such.
The unit is suitable for, although not limited to, those seeking to develop skills for working with or among young people in churches, schools and/or other community-based settings.
Articulate a theological understanding of human personhood, spirituality and spiritual formation, particularly as these relate to youth
Identify and critically evaluate key factors influencing the content and expressions of youth spirituality
Critically appraise a variety of pastoral responses intended to assist young people develop and express their spirituality
Formulate a preferred approach to nurturing spirituality in young people
Lectures, seminars, tutorials.
750 Word Minor Essay
750 word Tutorial Paper
2500 Major Essay
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 30 Jul, 2015
Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-04 14:15:22 +1100