RELT6026

Ministry: Life of the Church

10 Units

This course explores in detail the foundational ideas and reasons for ministry in the church. It will study how the ministry of discipleship evolves out of a ministry service, expressions of being called to share in God's mission in the world.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Humanities and Social Science
Availability

Not currently offered

Objectives

Upon completion of this course students will be expected to:

  • Examine the posit of baptism as the common call to ministry and discipleship.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of ministry having a mission within and beyond the church.
  • Demonstrate am understanding of the interaction between the communal and personal call to discipleship.
Content

The main themes will include: a study of important scriptural texts; the place of Tradition and new insights gained from the Second Vatican Council; how key church leaders and teachers have understood and developed and understanding of and call to ministry in the church; relationship between the Holy Spirit and the Church; possibilities for ministry in life situations

Replacing Course(s) THEO6026
Transition Students who have previously completed THEO6026 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6026.
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge An understating of THEO1010, whilst not a prerequisite, would be an advantage
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Teaching Methods Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Other: (please specify) - Assignment 1: Written Assignment/Online Discussion - 1500 words (30%) Assignment 2: Written Assignment/Blog Entries - 1500 words (30%) Assignment 3: Essay - 3000 words (40%)
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 130 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for RELT6026

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