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Pastoral Care I


First Year - Semester 1


Module Description

Building on BBCT4250 'The Basis of Mission and Ministry', this module explores biblical and theological understandings of pastoral care and its practice in contemporary Christian ministry.  By integrating experience and observation with Scripture and tradition, strategies for effective pastoral care will be developed.


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion, you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of pastoral care and evaluate its importance in Christian ministry today

  2. Demonstrate knowledge of varied biblical and theological perspectives on pastoral care and pastoral ministry

  3. Participate in informed discussion on aspects of pastoral care with fellow students

  4. Explore your own self-understanding as a potential pastoral practitioner



A written assignment of 2000 words