Ministry: Life of the Church

Course code RELT6026Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Humanities and Social Science

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.

Not available in 2014

ObjectivesUpon 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.
ContentThe 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
TransitionStudents who have previously completed THEO6026 will not be permitted to enrol in RELT6026.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeAn understating of THEO1010, whilst not a prerequisite, would be an advantage
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Teaching MethodsSelf 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 HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 130 hour(s) per Term for Full Term