The Role of Emotions in the Letters of St. Paul

SMB3551HF  L0101 · Cancelled on 2012/09/10
Offered in Fall 2012  ·  New Course · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

The course offers an interdisciplinary exploration of the role of emotion in Paul's communication with early Christian communities.  We will study emotional appeals as a rhetorical strategy of the letters as well as the effects of such emotions in human beings (including their cultural construction, biological and psychological effects, role in cognition). The overarching question of the course is how to cultivate emotional intelligence in our readings of Paul's letters.  Lectures, class discussions of assigned readings, graded presentations and writing assignments.

AD students enrol in SMB6551HF.

Schedule: Wednesday, 17:00 to 19:00
Instructors: Colleen Shantz
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit

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