This unit will provide an in-depth study of the key meditations of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius and his Rules for the Discernment of Spirits from a director’s viewpoint. It will enhance a student’s understanding of the essential elements in the art of giving the Exercises.
Unit Code: DS9091J
Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective
Unit Discipline: Spirituality
Delivery Mode: Face to Face
Proposing College: Jesuit College of SpiritualityShow when this Unit is running
Critically reflect on the key meditations of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius and his Rules for the Discernment of Spirits
Demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of the essential elements in the Exercises;
Identify and evaluate the role that each of the key meditations plays in preparing the Exercitant for the Election in the Second Week of the Exercises
Appraise the interplay between the Rules for Discernment of Spirits and the Election;
Articulate and analyse the key knowledge required for the giving of the Spiritual Exercises.
Lectures, seminars, tutorials, facilitated interaction in small groups.
Engagement with and contribution to online forums equivalent to 1000 words.
1000 word Review of literature
4000-word integrative essay
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 4 Aug, 2018
Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-15 08:57:57 +1000