Content

This unit offers a comprehensive treatment on the theology, nature and function of preaching in the Christian church; sermon exegesis and meditation; and writing sermon outlines and manuscripts, children’s addresses.

Unit Code: DP1215L

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Australian Lutheran College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Prepare sermons that reflect an understanding of the nature and function of the sermon

2.

Employ exegetical disciplines and procedures for preaching

3.

Understand the function of law and gospel

4.

Engage the text from the perspective of lived experience

5.

Communicate in a clear and accessible manner

6.

Relate the word to the various contexts

Unit sequence

At least 15 credit points in Field B

Pedagogy

Lecturer input, seminar style workshopping, impromptu speaking, class exercises (focussing on practising skills and methods), class presentations with students coaching and providing feedback to one another.

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Homily/Sermon

Trial sermon 1000 words

10.0
Book Review

Book review 1000 words

25.0
Exegesis

Sermon study Five parts: exegesis, meditation, outline, sermon and children’s address 2000 words

65.0
Approvals

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-31 14:59:27 +1100