Prohibited combination: Growing as Leaders, B
Upon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to:
- Apply models of theological reflection.
- Describe core aspects of a personal operational theology.
- Explain how to use a personal operational theology within a context/ministry context.
- Create responses from theological reflection for use in a current context/ministry context.
- One case study (750 words) (25%)
- Five 200-word personal reflections (1,000 words) (30%)
- Project: Develop a practical response drawing on a process theological to a current contextual issue (1,500 words) (45%)
Set texts recommended for purchase are highlighted in blue
- Benner, D.C. The Gift of Being Yourself: The Sacred Call of Self-Discovery. Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP books, 2009.
- Butler Bass, Diana. Christianity for the Rest of Us: How the Neighborhood Church Is Transforming the Faith. San Francisco CA: HarperOne, 2007.
- Foster, Richard. Celebration of Spiritual Discipline. London: Hodder and Stougton, 1989.
- Heinrich, Arnold, J. Discipleship. Rifton, NY: Plough Publishing House, 2011.
- Kinast, Robert L. Let Ministry Teach: A Guide to Theological Reflection. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1996.
- McGrath, A. The Passionate Intellect: Christian Faith and the Discipleship of the Mind. Downers Grove, Illinois: IVP, 2010.
- Osmer, R.R. Practical Theology: An Introduction. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2008.
- Peterson, E.H. Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places. A conversation in spiritual theology. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2005.
- Ungunmerr-Baumann, Miriam-Rose. ‘Dadirri’. Pages in A Spirituality of Catholic Aborigines and the Struggle for Justice. Edited by Joan Hendricks and Gerry Hefferan. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Apostolate, 1993.
- Woolnough, B & Wonsuk Ma. Holistic Mission: God’s Plan for God’s People. Eugene OR: Wipf & Stock, 2010.