This unit engages students in the investigation and practice of personal and corporate spirituality. Spirituality is approached both broadly as the human exploration of personal meaning and transcendence as well as more specifically in the Christian tradition of the human experience of God in Christ through the Holy Spirit and in the communal life of the Church. Attention is given to assisting students toward developing spiritual practices and supportive contexts that can sustain their ongoing journey that may both personal and communal experiences and practices.

Unit Code: DS0002W

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Diploma

Unit Discipline: Spirituality

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes


Appreciate the breadth of experiences, expressions and emphases evident in the Christian encounter of God within Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant traditions


Develop a biblical and theological appreciation of Christian spirituality and the process of spiritual formation


Reflect upon their own encounter with God


Thoughtfully engage new practices of spirituality


Lectures, seminars, tutorials.
The unit will also utilise the practice of spirituality as well as field trips and excursions to provide students with the opportunity to explore various expressions and contexts of spirituality.


Description Weight (%)

250 word journal entry of reflection

250 word journal entry of reflection

250 word journal entry of reflection

250 word journal entry of reflection

750 word tutorial paper

1,500 word essay


Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 23 Oct, 2014

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-03 14:21:15 +1000