The unit provides systematic study, including textual criticism, of the key spiritual and theological elements of the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Based on (i) the Rules for Discernment of Spirits, and (ii) the Election in the Exercises, this unit will assist both trainee spiritual directors and individuals to formulate theoretical frameworks adequate to their guidance of directees, or for personal use in more fully engaging with the Spiritual Exercises.
Unit Code: DS9271J
Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective
Unit Discipline: Spirituality
Delivery Mode: Face to Face
Proposing College: Jesuit College of SpiritualityShow when this Unit is running
Discuss the key spiritual and theological elements in the Spiritual Exercises
Engage critically with contemporary literature concerning the text of the Spiritual Exercises
Articulate a detailed theoretical understanding of the Rules for Discernment of Spirits [Sp. Ex 313-336]
Articulate a detailed theoretical understanding of the Election in the Spiritual Exercises [Sp Ex 169-189]
Formulate a theoretical framework aimed at guiding individuals and/or directees to make an Election in the Ignatian tradition.
Prohibited combinations old code: DD9111F
Lectures, seminars, tutorials, facilitated interaction in small groups
Write a 6000-word essay
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017
Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-17 13:54:52 +1000