Spirituality & Culture
College: Regis College
Instructor 1: Williams, Geoffrey
Course Code: 
RGP6214HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

This course intends to examin the dialogue betwen spiriryality and culture in a post-modern world. It will trace the development of faith from the end of the medieval 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 BD students: class participation and papers. For AD 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
Minimum: 
5
Maximum: 
24
Enrolment Notes: 
Max 24 (AD & BD)
Teaching Method: 
Means of Evaluation: