Content

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: DL9006C

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Liturgy

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catholic Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Elucidate the key theological and liturgical principles that inform the art of preaching in the Roman Catholic Liturgy.

2.

Critically engage in effective preparation, delivery and theological reflection for preaching.

3.

Prepare, critique and deliver a homily that exhibits preaching as a public art form

4.

Analyse and demonstrate proficiency in delivering various modes and styles of preaching

5.

Critically evaluate the praxis of preaching by articulating theological insights and reflection on the creation and delivery of homilies

Unit sequence

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.

Pedagogy

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

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Homily/Sermon

Homily/Sermon 4 x 7.5 min or equivalent homilies

25.0
Personal and Professional Evaluation

Personal and Professional Evaluation 1000 words

13.0
Personal and Professional Evaluation

Personal and Professional Evaluation 1000 words

12.0
Portfolio

Portfolio (to include preparation, outline, feedback and theological reflection on preparation, delivery, critique and theological reflection on homilies delivered and critiqued)

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Carolyn Alsen on 20 Jul, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-08-02 15:05:22 +1000