Contextualising Pastoral Theology and Ministry

The unit Contextualising Pastoral Theology and Ministry (CALD) is an introduction to practical theology for ministry within a specific cultural setting. It is also an opportunity to overview the biblical and theological foundations of ministry. Common aspects of ministry will be considered in terms of the local cultural setting.

This unit is available only to candidates enrolled in the BTh/BMin (CALD Stream).

Study Level



Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Pastoral Theology

Credit Points





P7101 Introduction to Pastoral Theology and Ministry

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the unit students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate a sound knowledge of key issues relating to the practice of pastoral care within their own culture
  2. display a sound understanding of the role of the human sciences in pastoral theology and ministry
  3. apply the insights of biblical and theological foundations to the practice of ministry within their own culture
  4. demonstrate the process of reflection in the practice of ministry
  5. develop and apply effective skills for pastoral ministry within their own culture.
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