This unit introduces students to the ministry of the Chaplain, providing a biblical, theological and pastoral underpinning for the ministry of chaplaincy. Students will explore the relationship between pastoral and spiritual care with attention to the variety of contexts in which chaplaincy ministry can be expressed. Students will learn the art of reflecting theologically on ministry practice outside of the church.
Articulate a biblical and theological basis for chaplaincy ministry;
Outline and critique the challenges of ministering in diverse cultural and social contexts;
Apply principles of cultural exegesis to chaplaincy contexts;
Describe the constraints of ministering in an organisational context; and
Reflect theologically on the ministry of chaplaincy both from a theoretical and a personal perspective.
15 points in Field D
Reading Report – 1000 words
Ministry context analysis – 1500 words
Essay - 2500 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 31 Aug, 2017
Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-06 09:11:02 +1000