P5123
Healing Prayer

The course unit Healing Prayer aims to provide students with an introduction to the understanding of Christian healing and its practice as seen in biblical, historical, and current day contexts. It will enable the student to reflect on the importance of healing in their own personal life and ministry, as well as its place in today’s church. The unit is an Elective unit within the Diploma awards.

Study Level

Undergraduate

Discipline

Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Pastoral Theology

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

Nil

Exclusions

Nil

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Articulate the biblical teaching on sickness and healing
  2. Identify key theological positions on the Kingdom of God and how they impact healing ministry
  3. Explain how the healing ministry of Jesus as depicted in the Gospels may serve as a model for us today
  4. Explain how a diversity of healing approaches are used in the church today.
  5. Present a proposal for a particular exercise in healing in their own context.
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