Content

This unit is the second of a sequence of two that introduces students to 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.

This second unit examines the following areas of Spirituality • Spirituality and personality • Spirituality formation and human thriving • Spiritual companionship • Finding, developing and maintaining supportive contexts that sustains one’s ongoing spiritual journey

Unit Code: DS0102W

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Diploma

Unit Discipline: Spirituality

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Appreciate the breadth of experiences, expressions and emphases evident in the Christian encounter of God within a variety of traditions

2.

Demonstrate an awareness of their own and other’s encounter God

3.

Identify specific factors that enhance or inhibit spiritual growth and human thriving

4.

Explain how spiritual practices can promote spiritual growth and human thriving in their life and those of their community

Unit sequence

This unit is second in a sequence of two units (DS0101W, DS0102W) that together serve as an introduction to Christian spirituality. It is expected that students work through these units in sequence.

Pedagogy

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.

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Written Assessment Task 1000 words

30.0

Presentation 20 mins

30.0

Written Assessment Task 1,500 words

40.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-12 15:04:32 +1100