The Role of Emotions in the Letters of St. Paul

SMB3551HS  L0101
Offered in Summer 2013  ·  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 SMB6551HS.

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, 17:00 to 19:30 · Begins: 04/13 · Ends: 05/13
Schedule Notes: April, 15, 17, 22, 24 & 29 and May 01, 06, 08, 13, 15, 22 and 27
Instructors: Colleen Shantz
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit
Enrollment Notes:                              Last date to sign up for the course: April 10, 2013                               Last date to drop the course: April 22, 2013

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