Content

This unit provides an introductory framework for pastoral theology and ministry. Biblical and theological foundations for pastoral ministry and pastoral care are explored. People helping skills and practice are reviewed through the lens of pastoral ministry. Students will be helped to develop their understanding of self and others through structured experiences and reflection.

Unit Code: DP8304B

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Eva Burrows College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Articulate the biblical and theological foundations for pastoral ministry.

2.

Assess the place of pastoral care within the overall ministry of the church.

3.

Demonstrate and evaluate effective helping skills for pastoral ministry and pastoral care.

4.

Reflect theologically and personally on an understanding of self and others.

5.

Critically evaluate approaches to pastoral care to aid implementation of a model within a local ministry setting.

Pedagogy

Lectures, discussions, practical exercises, videos, online forums

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

1,500 word essay

20.0

2,000 written verbatim and critique

40.0

2,500 word integrative essay

40.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 31 Dec, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-15 14:27:20 +1100