This unit considers faith development in light of the bio-psycho-social changes that occur across the lifespan from gestation to old age. Students are introduced to the relationship between human and faith development across the lifespan, highlighting the milestones and transitions that are particular to childhood, adolescence, adulthood and senescence. Consideration is given to the differing ways to engage development in both person-centred and institutional ministry settings.
Unit Code: DP9040W
Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective
Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Delivery Mode: Face to Face
Proposing College: Whitley CollegeShow when this Unit is running
Analyse the interplay between age, bio-psycho-social factors, environment and culture on faith development.
Examine each era of the lifespan by critically engaging with relevant developmental theories
Critically discuss the spiritual and religious concerns of individuals across the lifespan.
Research differing person-centred and institutional ministry initiatives in the light of faith and human developmental theory
Students should normally have completed 24 points in Field D
Lectures, case studies, class discussion and/or tutorials
Written Assessment Task – Book Review 1500 words
Written Assessment Task - Essay 2500 words
Written Assessment Task - Portfolio 4000 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2019
Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-12 14:08:22 +1100