Content

Building on the unit DD8981J or DD8988J Spiritual Exercises Theory 1, the student will focus their knowledge of the Spiritual Exercises. In this unit the student will use biblical and theological interpretative frameworks to explore the history of the Spiritual Exercises and focused topics in depth.

Unit Code: DD8239J

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Spiritual Direction

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Jesuit College of Spirituality

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Articulate a detailed knowledge within a focused area of the history, theory, context and content of the Spiritual Exercises

2.

Demonstrate a theologically and scripturally informed knowledge of particular dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises

3.

Analyse a focused aspect of the Spiritual Exercises in light of foundational Ignatian themes

4.

Apply an appropriate theoretical framework for personal discernment and decision-making

Unit sequence

Prerequisites DD8221J / DD8229J Spiritual Exercises Theory 1

Prohibited combinations Old Code: DD8981J / DD8982J or DD8988F/DD8989F (online)

Pedagogy

Each session will consist of: (i) online resources (including recorded lecture), (ii) guided reading, and (iii) facilitated interaction in an online forum

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

2000-word written essay

30.0

2000-word written essay

30.0

1000-word written assignment explaining the presentation topic

20.0

1000-word written assignment explaining the presentation topic

20.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 30 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-31 13:59:21 +1100