Spirituality & Culture

College Regis College
Instructor(s) Williams, Geoffrey (Monty)
Course Code RGP3214HF
NOTE: Graduate degree students enrol in RGP6214HF
Semester First Semester
Section 0101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Toronto (St George Campus)

The course intends to examine the dialogue between spirituality and culture in a post-modern world. It will trace the development of faith from the end of the mediaeval 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 Basic Degree Students: class participation and papers. For Advance Degree Students: active, intelligent and focused class participation, short papers and a major paper.

Schedule Thu
Start Time 14:00
End Time 16:00
Hours Per Week 2
Minimum Enrolment 10
Maximum Enrolment 20
Enrolment Notes

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

Means of Evaluation
Previously Offered Fall 2020
Currently Offered Fall 2022