Profession monk/nun

Monks/nuns dedicate themselves to a monastic lifestyle. They vow to take part in sprititual works as part of their religious community. Monks/nuns take part in daily prayer and often live in self-sufficient monasteries or convents alongside other monks/nuns.

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Personality Type

  • Social / Artistic
  • Enterprising / Social

Knowledge

  • Monasticism

    The devotion of one's life to spirituality and the rejection of worldly pursuits such as material goods.

  • Prayer

    The spiritual act of worship, thanksgiving or request for help to a deity.

  • Theology

    The study of systematically and rationally understanding, explaining, and criticising religious ideas, concepts, and all things divine.

Skills

  • Establish collaborative relations

    Establish a connection between organisations or individuals which may benefit from communicating with one another in order to facilitate an enduring positive collaborative relationship between both parties.

  • Observe confidentiality

    Observe the set of rules establishing the nondisclosure of information except to another authorised person.

  • Promote religious activities

    Promote events, attendance to religious services and ceremonies, and the participation in religious traditions and festivities in a community in order to enhance the role religion plays in that community.

  • Interpret religious texts

    Interpret the contents and messages of religious texts in order to develop spiritually and help others in their spiritual development, to apply the appropriate passages and messages during services and ceremonies, or for theological learning.

  • Show empathy

    Show empathy in order to prevent any kind of symbolic violence and isolation and to guarantee a considerate attention to everyone. It should include a capacity to understand various verbal and non-verbal communication of sentiment and feeling.

Optional knowledge and skills

perform church service harvest crop christianity sing apply intercultural teaching strategies bible texts perform religious ceremonies judaism buddhism organise labour apply teaching strategies welcome tour groups conduct educational activities teach religious texts hinduism islam foster dialogue in society respond to enquiries use cooking techniques accounting techniques memorise script build community relations provide charity services liaise with local authorities represent religious institution show intercultural awareness crop production principles follow work schedule vocal techniques prepare religious services perform ritual cleaning activities