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Chaplaincy: Spiritual Care in Public Places

Code: DA9044L
Points: 24

This unit engages students in theological reflection on the ministry of chaplaincy and provision of spiritual care in public places. Students will critically examine the biblical, theological and pastoral bases for chaplaincy, and reflect on the relationship between pastoral and spiritual care within the variety of contexts in which chaplaincy ministry can be expressed. Study in this unit will encourage critical reflection and evaluation of a range of methodologies and methods to negotiate the identity and practice of spiritual care outside of the church.

Discipline: Mission and Ministry

Study level: Postgraduate Elective


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Further information

  • Refer to the current Student handbook supplement: unit guide for required texts and scheduled lectures and tutorials.
  • Distance students are encouraged to participate in live-streamed lectures and tutorials.

Dr Stephen Pietsch