Spirituality and Suffering

College Regis College
Instructor(s) Stoeber, Michael
Course Code RGP6207HS
NOTE: Basic degree students enrol in RGP3207HS
Semester Second Semester
Section 9101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Online – Synchronous

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 Fri
Start Time 9:00
End Time 11:00
Hours Per Week 2
Minimum Enrolment 5
Maximum Enrolment 20
Enrolment Notes

Maximum/Minimum class size indicated includes both BD and Graduate students

Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Reflection Paper
Previously Offered Winter 2019
Currently Offered Winter 2021