Contemplating God: Classics of the Christian Contemplative Tradition

WYP2215HS  L0101
Offered in Winter 2015  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2014 · Toronto (other off-campus location) Site

This course will focus on the primary texts of the Christian contemplative tradition beginning with the gospels and the desert fathers and mothers, proceeding through the monastic and mystical traditions of the western and eastern church, the Reformation and following, and contemporary writers of the 20th and 21st centuries. The course will include reading selected primary texts, as well as commitment by student to some personal contemplative spiritual practice during the time of the course. Students are recommended to have taken WYP2636H or have an established practice of Christian contemplative prayer (centering prayer, Christian mediation, etc.).

Schedule: Saturday, 9:00 to 4:00
Schedule Notes: 5 Saturdays Jan 10, 31 Feb 21, Mar 14, 28 Classes will take place at the SSJD Convent at 233 Cummer Avenue, Toronto, M2M 2E8
Instructors: Sr. Constance Joanna Gefvert
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit

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