Content

This unit invites students to explore and develop their own spiritual practice through the intentional engagement of creative expressions. The experience and process of developing these practices will be cultivated and informed by traditional and contemporary frameworks of creativity and spirituality. Particular attention will be focused upon the integration of theory and practice, creativity and spirituality.

Unit Code: DS1001W

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit Discipline: Spirituality

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Theologically reflect on the engagement of creativity in spirituality in light of historic and contemporary frameworks

2.

Describe particular expressions of creativity in light of relevant spiritual and creative theory

3.

Cultivate their own practices informed by relevant spiritual and creative disciplines and theory

4.

Reflect on their own creative involvement as an expression of their spirituality

Pedagogy

The unit will normally employ an action-reflection process that may utilise some or all of the following delivery mechanisms: • practical engagement with various forms of creative expression; • personal coaching, mentoring and/or spiritual direction; • small group participation; • formal in-class instruction.

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Journal

250 word journal entry of reflections

250 5.0
Journal

250 word journal entry of reflections

250 5.0
Essay

750 word theological reflection paper

750 30.0
Essay

Creative work plus explanatory essay (equivalent to 1500 words)

1500 40.0
Book Review

500 word Book Reflection

500 15.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-06 09:17:59 +1000