Content

Participants will engage processes of reflection, mindfulness and self-awareness that enable the naming and holding of discomfort, ease, questions, concerns and challenges in the context of personal difference. Content includes topics such as spiritual diversity, language, philosophy, ethnicity, sexuality, gender, ability/disability. Formation in the discipline of diversity is designed to further develop spiritual and pastoral care as practitioners engage and listen to those who are radically other.

Unit Code: DP2010S

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Stirling Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Articulate their values, beliefs and practice behind working with those who are radically other.

2.

Illustrate how their own beliefs and practices either affirm or critique the radically other.

3.

Describe how pastoral encounters with the radically other invite and prompt their personal growth and change through reflective practice.

4.

Identify and analyse the encounter with the radically other and illustrate how such challenges can be integrated within their practice.

Unit sequence:

15 points in Field B 15 points in Field C 30 points in Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Pedagogy

Facilitated class presentations and triad conversations and individual reflection.

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Participation and presentation in class seminars (equivalent 1000 words)

25.0

Triad reports (equivalent 1000 words)

25.0

Reflections on a personal journal (1000 words)

25.0

Critical Essay (1500 words)

25.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 31 Dec, 2016

Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-14 15:58:06 +1000