This unit examines the historical origins and development of the divine service and analyses the services of the Lutheran Church as a whole and in their parts, considering scriptural foundations, ritual order, theological function, and liturgical enactment. Throughout the unit there is reference to, and use of, the various worship resources of the Lutheran Church of Australia with an aim to informed and confident preparation for the celebration of the church’s liturgy.
Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
Study level: Postgraduate Foundational
- Current scheduling information is available at Liturgics (DP8012L).
- 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