This unit is the second of a sequence of two that introduces students to practice of personal and corporate spirituality. Spirituality is approached both broadly as the human exploration of personal meaning and transcendence as well as more specifically in the Christian tradition of the human experience of God in Christ through the Holy Spirit and in the communal life of the Church.
This second unit examines the following areas of Spirituality • Spirituality and personality • Spirituality formation and human thriving • Spiritual companionship • Finding, developing and maintaining supportive contexts that sustains one’s ongoing spiritual journey
Appreciate the breadth of experiences, expressions and emphases evident in the Christian encounter of God within a variety of traditions
Demonstrate an awareness of their own and other’s encounter God
Identify specific factors that enhance or inhibit spiritual growth and human thriving
Explain how spiritual practices can promote spiritual growth and human thriving in their life and those of their community
This unit is second in a sequence of two units (DS0101W, DS0102W) that together serve as an introduction to Christian spirituality. It is expected that students work through these units in sequence.
Lectures, seminars, tutorials.
The unit will also utilise the practice of spirituality as well as field trips and excursions to provide students with the opportunity to explore various expressions and contexts of spirituality.
Written Assessment Task 1000 words
Presentation 20 mins
Written Assessment Task 1,500 words
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Sep, 2019
Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-12 15:04:32 +1100