This unit explores the integration of spirituality with the practice and theology of Christian life. Students will be introduced to a range of theoretical and experiential tools with which to explore the inward or contemplative and outward movements of the spiritual journey, the art and craft of discernment and the significance of their personal identity in shaping their faith journey.
Articulate a personal ministry identity
Examine the relationship between identity and a personal sense of vocation, giftedness and service
Analyse the critical elements of experience that enhance or restrict spiritual growth
Use various resources and disciplines in the support and sustenance of spiritual life for ongoing ministry
This unit is an elective Spirituality unit, building on 2 foundation units, one in field D and one in another field.
This unit encourages students to engage with theoretical materials applying their theological understanding to lived experience. They are prompted to reflect weekly upon their readings, and to develop a link between their reflections, spiritual disciplines and their theological frameworks. Through content delivery, theological reflection methods, practice exercises and reflective readings learning opportunities will be offered.
Book Review (1000 words)
Report (1500 words)
Essay (2,500 words)
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2018
Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-09 07:54:17 +1000