Content

This unit looks at a variety of significant figures in the history of Christian spirituality, spanning several centuries. The focus is on their personal and spiritual formation and how their spirituality as a whole, was expressed and developed through leadership and mission. The impact of these figures in transforming their traditions and their world will be explored. A dialogical approach will be used to engage the original contexts, concepts of mission and leadership, and their application in the contemporary church.

Unit Code: DS2127B

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Spirituality

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catherine Booth College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Describe the historical and social context of selected spiritual leaders

2.

Discuss how the spirituality, leadership and mission of selected leaders transformed their existing tradition

3.

Assess specific connections between an individual’s spirituality, leadership and mission

4.

Analyse the interplay of these elements in the student’s own spirituality, leadership and ministry

Unit sequence

15 points in DS Spirituality

Pedagogy

Lectures, group discussions, seminars, guided reading and online forums

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

1,500 word seminar paper

40.0

2,500 word essay

60.0
Approvals

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-07 12:12:05 +1000