Spirituality and Suffering

College Regis College
Instructor(s) Stoeber, Michael
Course Code RGP3207HS
NOTE: Graduate degree students enrol in RGP6207HS
Semester Second Semester
Section 0101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Toronto (St George Campus)

A critical exploration of religious responses to suffering. Focal issues will include the relation of love and spiritual transformation to suffering, the role of religious models or exemplars of suffering, and religious experience and the problems of theodicy. Readings will include works by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Dorothee Soelle and Simone Weil, as well as other selections drawn from the Christian, Buddhist, and Jewish traditions.

Crosslisted to (1) Theological
Schedule Wed
Start Time 11:00
End Time 13:00
Hours Per Week 2
Minimum Enrolment 5
Maximum Enrolment 24
Enrolment Notes

Max 24 (Grad & BD)

Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Reflection Paper
Previously Offered Winter 2017
Currently Offered Winter 2019