Spiritual Formation

Spiritual Formation

This course provides the opportunity for personal spiritual engagement with God through prayer exercises, alongside academic learning.

You’ll discover that theology is not a list of facts about what you believe, but a whole way of thinking about God and the world. This is a wonderful way to immerse yourself in the heart of your faith, and will give you a deeper understanding and appreciation of how the way we think about Jesus affects the way we live our lives today.

You’ll be introduced to a variety of Christian spiritual traditions and approaches to prayer, alongside a study of the voluntary responses of the individual believer to the saving grace of God in Christ. This is reflected in conscious relationship with God through the indwelling Holy Spirit, and is demonstrated in the community of believers and to the world.

Times and Dates

This course will be run on two separate occasions, so you can choose from an Autumn or Spring offering:

Autumn Semester (online)

  • Every Wednesday from 30th September – 16 December, 2020. 13:45pm – 15:25pm
  • No classes on the 4th November for Reading & Research Week

Spring Semester

  • Saturday 13th Feb (Campus) Times TBC
  • Monday 22nd Feb (Online) 7:30pm to 9pm
  • Monday 8th March (Online) 7:30pm to 9pm
  • Monday 22nd March (Online) 7:30pm to 9pm
  • Monday 5th April (Online) 7:30pm to 9pm
  • Saturday 17th April (Campus) Times TBC
  • Monday 26th April (Online) 7:30pm to 9pm


£90 For the joy of learning (Audit- no coursework, just participate in the class).

£360 Including coursework and credit

£225 Taster Unit including coursework and credit

Location This class will be run online through videoconferencing and classroom based learning

Course Code PT4130 (Undergraduate)

Course Lecturer Michael Kane

Originally from Glasgow, Michael pursued a call to ministry after Jesus saved him from a destructive life of drugs and alcohol in his early twenties. He has an undergraduate degree in Sports Science (Glasgow) and a Masters degree in Theology (Manchester), Michael has a passion for learning and is blessed with a gift of being able to relate to people of different ages, abilities and backgrounds. He is currently chaplain at NTC and lives on campus with his family.

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