Content

The unit will explore issues and approaches to preaching while concentrating on the application of this knowledge to the proclamation of the Word of God in liturgical and cultural contexts.

Unit Code: DL2423Y

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Liturgy

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Prepare and deliver a homily

2.

Critically and appreciatively evaluate the content and delivery of a homily

3.

Identify the different “texts” involved in preaching as a communicative process

4.

Articulate issues concerning the interpretation of biblical texts

5.

Discuss the place of preaching in the life of the faith community

Unit sequence

At least two level one or higher units of Biblical Studies and two level one units of Systematic Theology

Pedagogy

Face to face and video

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Preparation, delivery and evaluation of a homily (7 minutes), plus personal, peer and lecturer review (oral and written) of this homily and oral review of two shorter homilies. All homilies are videotaped and replayed for review as part of the process (total is equivalent to 2,000 words

60.0

Essay of 2,000 words

40.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2015

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-23 13:29:37 +1000