- a critical awareness of issues pertaining to the study of theology and especially spirituality as an academic discipline;
- a competent and integrated understanding of the major historical periods within the history of Christian spirituality by identifying various movements, spiritual schools, and relevant classical spirituality literature using advanced skills in exegesis, historical and theological methodologies;
- creativity and initiative in integrating knowledge and skills in Spirituality with the various disciplines of theology including Biblical Studies, and apply them to new situations in professional ministry and/or further learning;
- the ability to communicate key ideas and apply problem-solving techniques at an advanced level especially in regard to Spirituality;
- the development of skills relevant to tertiary study in the humanities; to read, think, and interpret critically; to write coherently, with the ability to develop an argument drawing on a range of appropriate resources; to work cooperatively as part of a group; and to present information orally;
- skilled use of electronic databases, journals and other scholarly literature;
- the ability to plan and execute a substantial research essay, integrative essay, supervised project, or theological synthesis;
- highly developed skills in and mastery of the discipline of Spirituality.
FEES AND MORE INFORMATION
$2,400 per unit | More information about this award can be found on the University of Divinity website.