This unit examines pastoral and prophetic preaching traditions and practices. A particular focus will be the practice of sermon preparation and presentation, with an emphasis on developing “pastoral listening” skills, utilizing resources, and developing a self-critical faculty. Crafting sermons and the art of preaching are examined using both student-prepared and model sermons. Topics examined include: contextual preaching; involving the congregation in preaching; plagiarism; the role of scripture, theology, reflection, interpretation, prayer and experience in preaching.
Unit code: DP2024S
Unit status: Approved (Major revision)
Unit level: Undergraduate Level 2
Unit discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Proposing College: Stirling CollegeShow when this unit is running
Demonstrate awareness of different preaching methods and styles.
Evaluate the role of reflection, interpretation, prayer and experience in preaching.
Demonstrate an understanding of what constitutes integrity in 21st century preaching
Create and deliver a pastoral sermon
18 points in foundational units in each of Fields B, C, and D including BN1001S and DP1001S or equivalent
The unit will consist of seminars, discussion and work groups and practical sessions
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2 x Homily/Sermon 2000 words
10 x 200 documents study 2000 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 14 Oct, 2019
Unit record last updated: 2021-06-07 08:43:49 +1000