Content

This unit considers the links between pastoral care and communal expressions of ritual and meaning making. Students will examine life changes and critical experiences, considering how ritual and liturgy become processes of communal care and meaning making both within the church and in engagement with the wider community

Unit Code: DP2703W

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Identify life-cycle transitions and disruptions common in contemporary Australian society

2.

Evaluate the theological themes that shape pastoral responses to these experiences

3.

Develop theological and practical responses to these experiences, particularly with regard to the pastoral and communal experiences of infant dedications, weddings, funerals, baptism and communion.

Unit sequence

DA1001W

Pedagogy

Lecturer’s input, guided reading, additional suggested resources, and tutorial tasks.

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Journal

200 word reflection journal

5.0
Journal

200 word reflection journal

5.0
Journal

200 word reflection journal

5.0
Journal

200 word reflection journal

5.0
Journal

200 word reflection journal

5.0
Tutorial Paper

1000 word tutorial paper

25.0
Essay

2000 word essay

25.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 18 Sep, 2014

Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-14 11:07:27 +1000