Spirituality & Culture

RGP6214HF  L0101
Offered in Fall 2013  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2011 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

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.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGP3214HF.

Schedule: Tuesday, 19:00 to 21:00
Instructors: Geoffrey Williams
Teaching Methods: Lectures
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Max: 24
Enrollment Notes: Max 24 (AD & BD)

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