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SPIRITUAL FORMATION

Enhancing Spiritual Formation Through Teaching

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    Description

    What does teaching theology have to do with spirituality?  Everything, you might say!  But what exactly does this entail? 

    Here is an opportunity for you as a theological educator to reflect further on the opportunities and challenges that confront theological educators in your efforts to help students towards spiritual formation and integration in the ministerial preparation process. Specifically, the course aims to assist theological educators in developing strategies by which they can enhance the spiritual formation of students through their teaching. 

    The course also offers a regional focus on spiritual formation in the African context.

    Course Outcomes

    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. 

    Course content
    • The nexus between academic formation and spiritual formation
    • The primacy of spiritual formation in theological education 
    • The tutor and spiritual formation
    • The curriculum and spiritual formation
    • The delivery mode and spiritual formation
    • The supernatural and spiritual formation 

    Authorship

    This course is authored by Dr Enyinnaya, John O.  John became involved in theological education in 1999 as lecturer at the NBTS, then served served as Rector of the Baptist College of Theology, after which he returned to the Ogbomoso Seminary as professor and Dean of the Post Graduate school. Exposure gained while pursuing the Post Graduate Certificate in Theological Education at the Belfast Bible College and the Master of Arts in Theological Education at the London school of Theology helped to turn his attention to the educational aspects of theological education.  John is now involved, among other things, in post graduate teaching, supervisions and assessment both within and outside the NBTS

    Delivery mode

    This is a self-paced online course.

    Duration

    10 hours of learning.

    ICETE Academy points

    10 points.

    Completion requirements

    You will need to complete the learning sections, develop a course syllabus that integrates spiritual formation strategies, and produce a list of specific opportunities for spiritual formation in your context. 

    Course enrolment key

    IA011

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