Content

Worship and Spirituality is designed to nurture leadership in Christian celebration, exploring kinaesthetic and other arts employed in liturgical assembly, and encouraging reflection on the pastoral, public and representative vocation of the one who presides. The unit will foster and promote perspectives of ecumenical liturgical renewal, at once grounded in the academic discipline of liturgical theology and concerned with the missional vocation of the church. Special attention will be given to Anglican contexts of worship, and a significant proportion of the unit will be given to embodied and enacted liturgical practice.

Unit Code: DL9400T

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Liturgy

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Trinity College Theological School

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Articulate a range of perspectives from academic liturgical theology on the role of the liturgical presider and theology of the assembly as the primary symbol of the liturgy

2.

Interpret and evaluate liturgical events with critical apparatus from liturgical theology

3.

Articulate the role of liturgical presidency in relation to wider representative, collaborative and public dynamics of pastoral ministry

4.

Construct and enact practices of ministry engaged with liturgical theology, manifesting in print and examined practice the theology of liturgical renewal

Unit sequence

15 points in Field D

Pedagogy

Lecture, discussion (small group, plenary), online resources, practicum

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Literature review of 1,000 words

20.0

Liturgical presentation – the task will involve memorization, unscripted “performance,” and response to three verbal questions, all conducted before instructor and classroom peers. (equivalent 1,000 words)

20.0

Report: Construction of liturgical resources with commentary (1,500 words)

25.0

Report: Construction of liturgical resources with commentary (1,500 words)

30.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-28 07:43:54 +1000