Content

Each student will be expected to be familiar with a general overview of the English spiritual writers of this period and also to undertake the study of four specific writers from among them. The scope of the study will include authors: Thomas More, John Fisher, Austin Baker, Richard Challoner, Evelyn Underhill, C.S. Lewis; poets John Donne, George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, G.M. Hopkins, T.S. Eliot and R.S. Thomas; and also some Australian poets including Judith Wright and Les A. Murray.

Unit Code: DS3142C

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3

Unit Discipline: Spirituality

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catholic Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Situate each of the authors to his/her context

2.

Evaluate the extent to which each has been influenced by his/her religious and social context

3.

Analyse how a particular author relates to the overall development of theological and spiritual understanding

4.

Theorise and reflect on the abiding value of a particular author’s work

5.

Compare and contrast the work of one particular author in relation to other works of that period

Unit sequence

60 points at Levels 1 and 2 Christian Spirituality

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Seminar or Tutorial

Weekly seminar notes (equivalent of 1,000 words for the semester)

20.0
Essay

Essay: 4,000 words

80.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-09 15:39:02 +1000