This unit integrates the history, theology and hermeneutics of Christian preaching with the practice of preaching. Students will be actively engaged in the preparation, delivery and theological reflection of preaching in various contexts and will be reviewed by practitioners and peers.
Unit code: DP9006C
Unit status: Approved (New unit)
Unit level: Postgraduate Elective
Unit discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Proposing College: Catholic Theological CollegeShow when this unit is running
Elucidate the key theological and liturgical principles that inform the art of preaching in the Roman Catholic Liturgy.
Critically engage in effective preparation, delivery and theological reflection for preaching.
Prepare, critique and deliver a homily that exhibits preaching as a public art form
Analyse and demonstrate proficiency in delivering various modes and styles of preaching
Critically evaluate the praxis of preaching by articulating theological insights and reflection on the creation and delivery of homilies
Foundational Units in Biblical and Theology Studies. In addition, studies in Christology, Pneumatology and Moral Theology are highly recommended.
This unit is restricted to Ordination to the Priesthood and Permanent Diaconate candidates.
This unit is designed to run across a full year with lecture/seminar sessions and practical preaching sessions with feedback and theological reflection. Verbal feedback and theological reflection in portfolio may be recorded or videoed as well as written.
Option 1: 20 hours lecture/seminar and 16 hours of practice with feedback and theological reflection done in two series (one per semester).
Option 2: 20 hours lecture/seminar teaching in one semester and 16 hours of practice with feedback and theological reflection in second semester. Option 3: 20 hours lecture/seminar and 16 hours of practice with feedback and theological reflection in one semester
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Homily/Sermon 4 x 7.5 min or equivalent homilies
|Personal and Professional Evaluation||
Personal and Professional Evaluation 2 x 1000 words
Portfolio (to include preparation, outline, feedback and theological reflection on preparation, delivery, critique and theological reflection on homilies delivered and critiqued)
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Carolyn Alsen on 20 Jul, 2019
Unit record last updated: 2019-09-06 13:09:10 +1000