S7261
The Art of Spiritual Direction

The unit The Art of Spiritual Direction builds on previous studies in spirituality and provides the student with further knowledge, skills and practice to engage in spiritual direction.

Study Level

Undergraduate

Discipline

Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Christian Spirituality

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

18 credit points in Christian Spirituality

Exclusions

Nil

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. examine the foundations of spiritual direction and demonstrate its contemporary relevance,
  2. implement spiritual formation principles to direct others in their spiritual journey,
  3. demonstrate an engaging and skilful listening posture that empowers spiritual conversations,
  4. identify healthy and unhealthy responses when listening to the action of God in another’s spiritual life,
  5. self-assess their suitability to engage in an ongoing ministry of spiritual direction.
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