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CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY

Christian Spirituality is not offered as a major at undergraduate level, can only be taken at postgraduate level.

Introductory issues in the Study of Christian Spirituality - CSP4802
Honours NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: Firstly, to assist and guide students to understand what the discipline of Christian Spirituality entails, also in its various and complex interrelationships; secondly, to assist and guide students to formulate their views critically on how Christian Spirituality relates to its primary literary source, the Bible.
History of Christian Spirituality - CSP4803
Honours NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: Firstly, to assist and guide students to understand what constitutes the nature of historical understanding, the 'problem of history' as it relates to Christian Spirituality; secondly, to assist and guide students to gain insight into some of the major spiritual movements in Christian history; thirdly, to assist and guide students to give particular attention to their specialising choice of one of the major historical eras in Christian Spirituality: Ancient Christian Spirituality, Medieval Christian Spirituality, Renaissance/ Reformation Christian Spirituality, or Contemporary Christian Spirituality.
Christian Mysticism - CSP4804
Honours NQF level: 8 Credits: 24
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: Firstly, to assist and guide students to understand what Christian Mysticism entails, also in its various and complex interrelationships; secondly, to assist and guide students to show such understanding by analysing the life and works of an important example of a Christian mystic from the history of Christian Spirituality.
Research Proposal in Christian Spirituality, Church History and Missiology - HPCSP81
Honours Year module NQF level: 8 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: in the first part, Basics of Research, to introduce students to the technical, ethical, and intellectual requirements of high-quality and critically engaged academic writing, and in the second part, Specialised Methodologies, to introduce students to the different research methodologies in their chosen discipline and, for the sake of interdisciplinary work, in closely associated disciplines.
Research Report in Christian Spirituality - HRCSP85
Honours NQF level: 8 Credits: 36
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: The purpose of this module is: firstly to assist and guide students in formulating a viable research proposal for a small research report related to the subject area of Christian Spirituality; secondly, to design a structure for a research essay or report; and thirdly, to write down, under the guidance of a supervisor, the outcomes of the research using standard practices in the field of Christian Spirituality research.
Research Report - HRMSG82
Honours NQF level: 8 Credits: 36
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: To assist and guide students in formulating a viable research proposal for a small research report related to the subject area of missiology; to carry out the research report; and to write a well-structured research report. This module is the culmination of the Hons BTh degree in Missiology.