Creative Ministry TRS5104
- Academic Session: 2019-20
- School: School of Critical Studies
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
- Typically Offered: Either Semester 1 or Semester 2
- Available to Visiting Students: No
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
This masters course looks at ways of developing sustainable spiritual life through creative practices and self-reflective writing, as well as understanding the interaction between theology and political life. It explores how these creative and reflective practices can enrich ministry and worship in local congregations.
4 x 5hr sessions made up of lectures, seminars or workshops
Requirements of Entry
Standard entry to Masters at College level
■ 2,500 word portfolio of reflective or analytical analysis of experience of professional practice (50%)
■ 2,500 word essay/project (50%)
This course aims to:
■ Assess the interrelationship of theology and politics;
■ Formulate critical and reflective practices including autoethnographic self-writing;
■ Evaluate key developments in political theology;
■ Construct the multidisciplinary tools to reflect critically on the political implications of theological views.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
■ Formulate a well-informed account of your theology in relation to contemporary political circumstances;
■ Critically evaluate your own spiritual reflections;
■ Appraise different methodological approaches to Political Theology;
■ Construct a sustainable model of spiritual discipline and practice.
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.