Content

The unit addresses understandings of spirituality and various approaches to its study (e.g., (i) historical, (ii) theological and (iii) anthropological. Traditional Christian spiritualities, both apostolic and mystical are examined, as well as other selected spiritualities, including indigenous and eco-spiritualities. The unit includes a transformational perspective, inviting students to relate the study of spirituality to their own personal contexts.

Unit Code: DS1000Y

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Spirituality

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Articulate the fundamental nature and the methods of spirituality

2.

Discourse on the development of spirituality over time

3.

Give a critical reflection on a selected aspect of Christian spirituality

4.

Make a critical personal response to a specific selected aspect of the unit.

Pedagogy

Interactional; Lectures; additional audio/visual input; discussion

Assessments

Name Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Essay

2000 word Essay

2000 50.0
Essay

1000 word Integrative Assignment

1000 25.0
Seminar or Tutorial

1000 word Tutorial

1000 25.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-03 14:53:31 +1000