Spiritual Formation

Explore the ICETE Academy courses that engage with the growing field of spiritual formation.

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Practicing Contemplative Silence

This course looks at contemplative silence seen by Henri Nouwen and examines how it compares with Scripture and how it can be practised in the context of theological education today   This is a 2 hour, self-paced online nanocourse that requires the reading of an article, participation in a discussion forum and completion of a self-grading quiz. 

Course Enrolment  key: IA0031

Teacher: Joseph Asong

Enhancing Spiritual Formation Through Teaching

This course aims to assist theological educators in developing strategies by which they can enhance the spiritual formation of students through their teaching.   This course is particularly suited for faculty members seeking to implement integrated teaching and learning.  The course also offers a regional focus on spiritual formation in the African context. This is a 10 hour, self-paced online course that will be assessed through a project and a self-grading quiz. 

Course  Enrolment Key IA011

The Foundations of Spiritual Formation

This is a course in which you be introduced to the history, debates and practices related to spiritual formation in theological education.  By the end of this course you will be equipped to formulate your own exact definition of spiritual formation and critically and constructively assess spiritual formation practices in your context.  This is a 10 hour, self-paced online course that will be assessed through a project and a self-grading quiz. 

Course Enrolment key:  LST005