Contemplating God: Classics of the Christian Contemplative Tradition
College: Wycliffe College
Course Code: 
WYP2215HS
Semester: 
Second Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (off-campus location)
Description: 

This course will focus on the primary texts of the Christian contemplative tradition beginning with the gospels and the desert fathers and mothers, proceeding through the monastic and mystical traditions of the western and eastern church, the Reformation and following, and contemporary writers of the 20th and 21st centuries. The course will include reading selected primary texts, as well as commitment by student to some personal contemplative spiritual practice during the time of the course. Students are recommended to have taken WYP2636H or have an established practice of Christian contemplative prayer (centering prayer, Christian mediation, etc.).

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Winter 2015
Winter 2014
Start Time: 
9:00
End Time: 
4:00
Schedule: 
Sat
Minimum: 
0
Maximum: 
0
Schedule Notes: 
5 Saturdays Jan 10, 31 Feb 21, Mar 14, 28 Classes will take place at the SSJD Convent at 233 Cummer Avenue, Toronto, M2M 2E8
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Seminars
Means of Evaluation: