Spirituality & Culture

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

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.

Department Pastoral Theology
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