Content

In this unit the student will explore the theory, context, content and dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises, using biblical and theological interpretative frameworks.

Unit Code: DD8229J

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Spiritual Direction

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Jesuit College of Spirituality

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Articulate a detailed knowledge of the theory, context and content of the Spiritual Exercises

2.

Demonstrate a theologically and scripturally informed knowledge of the dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises

3.

Analyse the Spiritual Exercises in light of foundational Ignatian themes

4.

Apply an appropriated theoretical framework for personal discernment and decision-making etc

Unit sequence

Prohibited combinations: DD8829J (online) Old Codes: DD8981J / DD8982J or DD8988F/DD8989F (online)

Pedagogy

Each session will consist of: (i) online resources (including recorded lecture), (ii) guided reading, and (iii) facilitated interaction in an online forum

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Oral Presentation

Class presentation of 15 minutes (equivalent to 1000 words)

1000 10.0
Essay

3000-word written assignment

3000 45.0
Essay

3000-word written assignment

3000 45.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 30 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-29 14:41:18 +1100