Spirituality and Ecology: Integration and Implications
Instructor 1: O'Hara, Dennis Patrick
AD students enrol in SMT6370HF
Course Code: 
SMT3370HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

The course provides an exploration of how Christianity has understood the relationship among God, creation, humanity and spirituality, and how that understanding has contributed to the ecological challenges we currently face as well as can contribute to a helpful response. The course begins with an overview of our understanding of spirituality and creation during the patristic, medieval and reformation periods, then shifts to contemporary understandings drawing from current discussions of Christology, creation-centred spirituality, eco-feminism, deep ecology, and the healing of nature and the healing of self. Methods: Lectures, discussions. Evaluation: reflection paper, integration paper, class participation, practical integration

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2013
Winter 2010
Start Time: 
14:00
End Time: 
16:00
Schedule: 
Thu
Teaching Method: 
Means of Evaluation: