Contemporary Studies in Spirituality 1
This course offers a range of topics in Spirituality, including Anglican, Augustinian, Australian, Celtic, Mary MacKillop, and Spirituality of the Heart. These are available on a rotating basis, and students are advised to check with the course coordinator regarding the specific topic that will be the focus of a given semester. Each course contextualises the particular spiritual approach and investigates its distinguishing features at an advanced level.
|Faculty||Faculty of Education and Arts|
|School||School of Humanities and Social Science|
Not currently offered
Previously offered in 2013
Upon completion of this course students will be expected to: 1. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the history, development and contemporary expression of a particular spirituality. 2. Articulate and critically examine distinctive features of a specific spirituality. 3. Demonstrate knowledge and skills required for further, and specialised, in the area of spirituality.
Themes may include: Augustinian spirituality; Anglican spirituality; Australian spirituality; Celtic spirituality; Mary MacKillop and spirituality.
Anglican Spirituality - Anglicanism - historical perspective The Anglican Spiritual Tradition The Book of Common Prayer John Henry Newman and the Oxford Movement Ronald Knox, Michael Ramsey
Australian Spirituality - History of Christian spirituality in Australia Australia culture, society and spirituality Contemporary trends Effects of multiculturalism and immigration on Australian spirituality The Land Aboriginal spirituality Interfaith perspectives
Spirituality of the Heart - The mystery of the word ‘heart’ and its associated language Spirituality of the Heart in its scriptural, traditional and theological foundations and expressions - The contemporary rebirth of Spirituality of the Heart and its relationship to contemplation, woundedness, creativity, peace and justice - The spiritual journey within contemporary culture - personal transformation and social action - The Marian dimension
Mary MacKillop: A Contemporary Study -
Celtic Spirituality - History and culture of Celtic tribes Religion and beliefs of the Celts Pre and post-Christian belief Distinctiveness of Celtic spirituality Irish expressions of spirituality
|Transition||Students who have previously completed THEO6017 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6017.|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Compulsory Components||None listed|
|Course Materials||None listed|
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for RELT6017|