The unit will explore issues and approaches to preaching while concentrating on the application of this knowledge to the proclamation of the Word of God in liturgical and cultural contexts.
Prepare and deliver a homily
Critically and appreciatively evaluate critically the content and delivery of a homily
Identify and analyse the different “texts” involved in preaching as a communicative Process
Examine issues concerning the interpretation of biblical texts
Appraise the place of preaching in the life of the faith community
At least two level one, or higher, units of Biblical Studies and two level one units of Systematic Theology plus two further units at level two.
Face to face and video
Preparation, delivery and evaluation of a homily (7 minutes), plus personal, peer and lecturer review (oral and written) of this homily and oral review of two shorter homilies. All homilies are videotaped and replayed for review as part of the process (total is equivalent to 3,000 words)
Essay of 2,000 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2015
Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-24 13:43:16 +1000