Philosophy, Theology and Psychology of Love
College: Regis College
Instructor(s): Dadosky, John D.
Course Code: 
RGT3565HY
Semester: 
Full-year
Section: 
6101
Online: 
Yes
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Online - Asynchronous
Description: 

This course surveys the importance and the nature of love, including the various types, tensions, and distortions. Authors include: St. Paul, Erich Fromm, C.S. Lewis, Vladimir Solovyov, Rosemary Haughton, Rollo May, M. Scott Peck, Desmond Tutu and Robert Johnson. In addition, the course will include some multi-religious perspectives including Buddhism and Islam. It aims to present a critical and realistic approach to love with the broader goal, through wider discussion, of promoting civility and charitable living. Various psychological, philosophical, and theological approaches will be explored.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Summer 2022
Winter 2020
Begin Date: 
Monday, May 2, 2022
Crosslisted to (1): 
Pastoral Thelology
Minimum: 
10
Maximum: 
20
Enrolment Notes: 
Last Date to Add: 2022 Apr 29; Last Date to Drop: 2022 May 16
Teaching Method: 
Workshop
Readings
Means of Evaluation: 
Class Participation
Reflection Paper
Summative Paper
Book Review
Short Paper