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TMHC 8020 Classics of Christian Spirituality: 1100-Present (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Through careful reading of representative texts from the period, the course will explore the variety of experiences and expressions of Christian spirituality from about 1100 to the present. Spiritual movements and schools of spirituality include, e.g., monastic, Franciscan, mystical, Protestant, Ignatian, liberationist, feminist, and lay. Class sessions: presentations and, especially, focused discussion of texts by, e.g., Bernard of Clairvaux, Francis of Assisi, Meister Eckhart, Catherine of Siena, Julian of Norwich, Luther, Teresa of Avila, Ignatius of Loyola, Teilhard de Chardin, Flannery O'Connor, Thomas Merton, Dorothy Day, and Anthony de Mello.


Instructor(s): Catherine Mooney

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Course in medieval or modern church history recommended but not required.


Last Updated: 25-Feb-14