Spirituality & Culture
College: Regis College
Instructor 1: Williams, Geoffrey
Course Code: 
RGP3214HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

The course intends to examine the dialogue between spirituality and culture in a post-modern world. It will trace the development of faith from the end of the mediaeval period to the present time and show why the narratives of our time with regard to spirituality are situated in that historical context and how they affect a reading of and engagement in our world today. Students will be presented with 1. a knowledge of contemporary critical theory and praxis. 2. development of research skills. 3. an exposure to the main issues of contemporary faith and culture. 4. an exposure of the ways these issues are dealt with in contemporary art/film/poetry. 5. A way of appropriating their lives through interiority analysis. For Basic Degree Students: class participation and papers. For Advance Degree Students: active, intelligent and focused class participation, short papers and a major paper.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2015
Fall 2013
Start Time: 
16:30
End Time: 
18:30
Schedule: 
Thu
Enrolment Notes: 
Max 24 (AD & BD)
Teaching Method: 
Means of Evaluation: