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TMPS 7130 Spiritual Direction and the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius (Summer: 3 )

Course Description

Through both study and practice, this course explores the dynamic of the Spiritual Exercises by examining the key elements of the Exercises and how they relate directly to the ministry of spiritual direction. Readings will include the study of the primary text along with secondary readings which will enable students to more fully understand important developments that have taken place. The course includes a practical dimension where students will consider a method of spiritual direction that highlights exploring, diagnosing, and prescribing—and the listening skills needed for detecting the graces and the movements of the spirits described by Ignatius.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Casey Beaumier, S.J.

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: This 3-credit course is offered by the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies. It will be held July 6-30, 2015. It will meet Monday-Thursday from 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17