L7100 Introduction to Christian Worship
- Unit Code & NameL7100 Introduction to Christian Worship
- DescriptionThis course unit introduces students to concepts that provide a foundation for the study of Christian worship.
We will consider the biblical, theological and historical foundations of worship. Students will also be shown how to prepare a worship event and also be given the opportunity to lead a short time of worship during the course of the intensive.
Over the course of the week there is a good blend of theory and practice making this a helpful unit for students with a variety of interests across a number of disciplines.
- DisciplineChristian Life and Ministry
- Semester2, 2017
- Delivery ModeOnline, Intensive
- Date17-21 July, 9.00am to 5.00pm
- Lecturer(s) Adam Couchman
- Learning ActivitiesLectures, Tutorials, Student Presentations, Church Visitation
- AssessmentsAssessments for this course include a book review, preparation of two worship services and reflective essays
- Learning OutcomesAt the end of this unit students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a knowledge of the biblical, theological, cultural and historical foundations for the practice of Christian worship within a particular tradition
2. Demonstrate a knowledge of the current issues within Christian worship
3. Use a wide range of liturgical resources
4. Prepare and conduct a range of liturgical services
5. Differentiate the riches of the Christian liturgical traditions
- Text BooksCherry, Constance M. The Worship Architect: A Blueprint for Designing Culturally Relevant and Biblically Relevant Faithful Services. Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, 2010
O'Brien, Glen. Christian Worship: A Theological and Historical Introduction, Melbourne: Uniting Academic Press, 2013