This unit is the first of a sequence of two that introduces students to practice of personal and corporate spirituality. Spirituality is approached both broadly as the human exploration of personal meaning and transcendence as well as more specifically in the Christian tradition of the human experience of God in Christ through the Holy Spirit and in the communal life of the Church.
This first unit examines the following areas of Spirituality
• Spirituality and Self-awareness
• Spirituality and Relationships
• Contemplative spirituality • Historical Spiritual Disciplines and Practices
Appreciate the breadth of experiences, expressions and emphases evident in the Christian encounter of God within a variety of traditions
Develop a biblical and theological appreciation of Christian spirituality and the process of spiritual formation
Demonstrate an awareness of their own encounter with God;
Thoughtfully engage new practices spirituality
This unit is first in a sequence of two units (DS0101W, DS0102W) that together serve as an introduction to Christian spirituality. It is expected that students work through these units in sequence.
Lectures, seminars, tutorials.
The unit will also utilise the practice of spirituality as well as field trips and excursions to provide students with the opportunity to explore various expressions and contexts of spirituality.
Written Assessment Task 1000 words
Presentation 20 mins
Written Assessment Task 1,500 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2019
Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-12 14:51:20 +1100