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, and 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

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Examine the posit of baptism as the common call to ministry and discipleship
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of ministry having a mission within and beyond the church.
  3. Demonstrate an 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
Multi-Term Sequence
Requisites
Replacing Course(s) This course replaces the following course(s): THEO6026. Students who have successfully completed THEO6026 are not eligible to enrol in RELT6026.
Assumed Knowledge An understating of THEO1010, whilst not a prerequisite, would be an advantage
Assessment Items
  • Online Learning Activity: Written Assignment/Online Discussion
  • Online Learning Activity: Written Assignment/Blog Entries
  • Essay: Essay
Contact Hours
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 130 hour(s) per Term
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for RELT6026

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