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DR302R: SPIRITUALITY HEALTH AND HEALING (2017-2018)

Last modified: 27 Feb 2018 16:24


Course Overview

An exploration of Christian theology and spirituality as it relates to medicine and health. An exploration of Biblical and theological perspectives on health healing in the Old and New Testaments. An examination of Christian healing today. Critical reflection on healing and disability Critical reflection on contemporary understandings of spirituality without God. Vocational issues around ministry, chaplaincy, medicine and psychiatry. Practical issues around mental health, dementia, cancer, death and dying and the relationship between spirituality and medicine.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Armand Leon Van Ommen

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • DR352R Spirituality, Health and Healing (Studied)
  • DR402R Spirituality, Health and Healing (Studied)
  • DR4084 Spirituality Health and Healing (Studied)
  • DR452R Spirituality, Health and Healing (Studied)
  • DR503A Spirituality, Health and Healing (Studied)
  • ME33DR Spirituality Health and Healing (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

An exploration of Christian theology and spirituality as it relates to medicine and health. An exploration of Biblical and theological perspectives on health healing in the Old and New Testaments. An examination of Christian healing today. Critical reflection on healing and disability Critical reflection on contemporary understandings of spirituality without God. Vocational issues around ministry, chaplaincy, medicine and psychiatry. Practical issues around mental health, dementia, cancer, death and dying and the relationship between spirituality and medicine.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt

  • 3000-word essay (40%)
  • 2-hour examination (60%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Feedback on essays will be provided through the standard essay feedback sheet.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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